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Esther Phielix

Esther Phielix

The research of Esther Phielix, Ph.D. focuses at the improvement of key metabolic disturbances seen in type 2 diabetes. Skeletal muscle and liver are of great interest because of their critically important contribution in maintaining physical function...
Mijke Buitinga

Mijke Buitinga

Dr. Mijke Buitinga (1985) studied Technical Medicine at the University of Twente. At the same university, she performed her PhD on the development of bioengineering approaches to treat type 1 Diabetes, which she successfully defended in 2015. After...
Patrick Schrauwen

Patrick Schrauwen

Patrick Schrauwen, PhD (1971) is Professor of Metabolic aspects of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus at the NUTRIM school for Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism. In his multidisciplinary team, Dr. Schrauwen combines cellular and molecular...
Matthijs Hesselink

Matthijs Hesselink

Matthijs K.C. Hesselink, Ph.D. Professor of Human Movement Sciences Maastricht University   Prof. Matthijs Hesselink (1968) received his M.Sc. degree in Human Movement Sciences from the faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University. In 1997...
Joris Hoeks

Joris Hoeks

Dr. Joris Hoeks (1978) started his study Health Sciences in 1997, with a specialty in Human Movement Sciences at Maastricht University, where he graduated in 2001.
Vera Schrauwen

Vera Schrauwen

Dr. Vera Schrauwen-Hinderling was born on July 15, 1973 in Affoltern a.A., Switzerland. After graduating secundary school at the Gymnasium in Oberwil (BL), Switzerland, she studied Biology (with specialization in chemistry) at the ETH in Zürich, Switzerland ...
Bas Havekes

Bas Havekes

Dr. B. Havekes studied Medicine at Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands and graduated in 2000 (cum laude). From 2001 to 2007 he was trained in general Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at the Leiden University Medical Center. In 2008 he obtained...
Esther Kornips

Esther Kornips

Esther was born in Beegden, the Netherlands, on March 13 in 1973. After the secondary education, she started in 1989 her intermediate vocational education on laboratory work, with the main subject clinical chemistry and haematology.
Gert Schaart

Gert Schaart

Dr. Gert Schaart started in the research group of Prof. Dr. Matthijs Hesselink and Prof. Dr. Patrick Schrauwen his job as technician at the Department of Human Movement Sciences of the University Maastricht, in December 1999.
Johanna Jörgensen

Johanna Jörgensen

J ohanna Jorgensen was born in Stockholm, Sweden. 1997 she started her studies in Molecular Biology at Stockholm University from which she graduated in 2001. Immediately after obtaining her master degree, she started her PhD studies and obtained a Licentiate...
Stephanie Huysmans

Stephanie Huysmans

Stephanie Huysmans was born on the 13th of August in 1991 and grew up in Eijsden. In 2012, she finished her bachelor Health Sciences at the Maastricht University, with a specialization in Movement Sciences and Biological Health Sciences. Her bachelor's...
Jeroen van der Velde

Jeroen van der Velde

Jeroen van der Velde was born in 1986 in Breda, the Netherlands.In 2004 he started the Bachelor of Health Sciences at Maastricht University. After graduation, he finished the Master of Physical Activity and Health, also at Maastricht University. As part...
Kay Roumans

Kay Roumans

Kay started his study Biomedical sciences at Maastricht University in 2010. During his master he performed internships at the department of Human Biology under supervision of Prof. Wouter van Marken-Lichtenbelt, investigating the effect of bile acid...
Anne Gemmink

Anne Gemmink

Anne Gemmink was born on 8th of January 1989 in Naarden, the Netherlands.
Tineke van de Weijer

Tineke van de Weijer

Tineke van de Weijer (MD, PhD) was born on the 31st of August 1984 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. She studied Medicine at Maastricht University. During her studies, she followed an International Trajectory (ITG), including an extracurricular course on...
Yvonne Bruls

Yvonne Bruls

Yvonne Bruls (MSc) was born in Heerlen, the Netherlands, on July 27th 1990.
Anna Veelen

Anna Veelen

Anna Veelen was born on December 9th 1994 in Westervoort, the Netherlands. In 2013, she started the bachelor Biomedical Sciences at Maastricht University, specialising in Biological Health Sciences. During her bachelor thesis she focused on the relationship...
Charlotte Andriessen

Charlotte Andriessen

Charlotte Andriessen started her academic career in 2011 at Maastricht University, where she studied the Bachelor of Health Sciences with a specialization in Human Biology. After completing the bachelor, she enrolled in the master program Nutrition and...
Daniel Doligkeit

Daniel Doligkeit

Daniel Doligkeit started his academic career at the University of Bonn in Germany, where he specialized in Human Nutrition in the study program Nutrition and Food Sciences. For his bachelor thesis, Daniel conducted a systematic literature review investigating...
Edmundo Erazo Tapia

Edmundo Erazo Tapia

Edmundo Erazo Tapia
Frederieke Bosschee

Frederieke Bosschee

Frederieke Bosschee was born on March 8th 1997 in Tilburg, the Netherlands. After obtaining her Bachelor's degree in Medicine in 2018, she continued the Master's program Medicine at Maastricht University. During her clinical rotations, internal medicine e...
Froukje Vanweert

Froukje Vanweert

Froukje Vanweert was born in Bilzen, Belgium on February 2nd 1994. She started her Bachelor Biomedical Sciences at the Hasselt University in 2012. During her Bachelor thesis, she worked on the detection of autoantibodies in cerebrospinal fluid in patients ...
Jan-Frieder Harmsen

Jan-Frieder Harmsen

Jan-Frieder Harmsen was born on the 9th of April 1992 in Kiel, Germany. Frieder started his academic career in 2012 at the German Sport University Cologne, where he studied the B.Sc. Sport and Performance. After completing his Bachelor degree, he worked...
Jeremy Basset

Jeremy Basset

Jeremy Basset Sagarminaga was born in Geneva, Switzerland. In 2013, he started he BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Stirling, Scotland. During his time at Stirling, he worked under the supervision of Dr. Niels Vollaard investigating...
Julian Mevenkamp

Julian Mevenkamp

Julian studied biomedical engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Münster, earning his bachelor’s and master’s there. During his MSc he carried out an internship at Maastricht University as part of his thesis titled ‘ECG analysis of the...
Maaike Bergman

Maaike Bergman

Maaike Bergman was born in Capelle aan den IJssel, the Netherlands on October 4th , 1991. In 2011 she started the Bachelor Biomedical Sciences at Maastricht University, specializing in Biological Health Sciences. For her bachelor's thesis she studied...
Marit Kotte

Marit Kotte

Marit Kotte was born on June 18th 1996 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. After moving to Dordrecht and Vlaardingen, she returned to Utrecht to study Biomedical Sciences at Utrecht University. In 2018, she obtained her Bachelor's degree and continued with the...
Rodrigo Mancilla Fuentes

Rodrigo Mancilla Fuentes

Rodrigo Mancilla was born in Coyhaique city, in southern Chile in 1989. In 2007, Rodrigo started his bachelor degree in Physical Education at the Universidad de la Frontera, Temuco. In 2011, he began his first master in physical activity and health at...
Sten van Beek

Sten van Beek

Sten van Beek was born on August 18th 1995 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. In 2013, he started his Bachelor Biomedical Sciences at Maastricht University with a special focus on obesity and the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus. After graduating...
Yvo Op den Kamp

Yvo Op den Kamp

I was born on February 7th 1989 in Geleen, the Netherlands. After graduating from high school, I enrolled in the bachelor of Biomedical Sciences at Maastricht University. I graduated from Biomedical Sciences in 2012. In 2012 I was accepted for the...
Vera de Wit

Vera de Wit

Vera de Wit was born on July 28th  1991 and grew up in Berg en Terblijt, The Netherlands. After graduating high school at the Porta Mosana College in Maastricht, she started Technical Health Engineering at Technical University Eindhoven and Medicine ...
Alexandre Houzelle

Alexandre Houzelle

A recent profile can be found on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexandrehouzelle/ Alexandre Houzelle was born on December 7th 1989 in Lunéville, France. He started the Bachelor Biological engineering in 2008 at University Francois Rabelais i...
Bas Dautzenberg

Bas Dautzenberg

A recent profile can be found on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bas-dautzenberg-8864116a/ Bas Dautzenberg was born on November 4th 1990 in Heerlen, The Netherlands. In 2008 he started the bachelor Life Sciences at Zuyd University of Applied ...
Bram Brouwers

Bram Brouwers

Bram Brouwers was born on March the 24th 1986 in Ghent, Belgium.
Carlijn Remie

Carlijn Remie

A recent profile can be found on: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlijn-remie-86606259/ Carlijn Remie was born in Sittard, the Netherlands, on 12th March 1991. In 2009 she started the Bachelor Nutrition and Dietetics at the HAN University of Applied ...
Charlotte Bakker

Charlotte Bakker

A recent profile can be found on: https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlotte-bakker-63970596/ Charlotte Bakker studied Medicine at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. She followed parts of her study in Berlin, Germany and Kolkata, India. After obtaining ...
Ciarán Fealy

Ciarán Fealy

A recent profile can be found on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ciar%C3%A1n-fealy-b5719b16/ Dr. Ciarán Fealy received a Bachelor of Science in Sport and Exercise Sciences in 2009 from the University of Limerick in Ireland and subsequently e...
Dennis Dahlmans

Dennis Dahlmans

Dennis Dahlmans was born on December 7th 1988 in Brunssum, The Netherlands.
Dirk van Moorsel

Dirk van Moorsel

Dirk van Moorsel was born in 1987 in Deurne, The Netherlands.
Domenico Sergi

Domenico Sergi

A recent profile can be found on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/domenico-sergi-0a7a7672/ Domenico Sergi (PhD) was born on 7th January 1988 in Locri, Italy. After completing secondary school in 2007 (Bovalino, Italy) he moved on to study science ...

Elena Laskaridou

A recent profile can be found on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eleni-laskaridou-35142611a/ Elena Laskaridou, born in Kavala, Greece in 1993, obtained her Bachelor's degree on Nutrition and Dietetics in Thessaloniki, Greece. In September 2016, ...
Eline van Ewijk

Eline van Ewijk

Dr. Eline van Ewijk was born on the 24th of December 1984 in Naarden, The Netherlands. After completing secondary school in 2003 (VWO at the Guido de Brès, Amersfoort), she started her study in Medical Natural Sciences (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterd...
Emmani Nascimento

Emmani Nascimento

Dr. Emmani Nascimento (1981) earned a MSc in Biopharmaceutical Sciences from Leiden University in 2004. Subsequently he joined the department of Molecular Cell Biology to start his PhD project under supervision of professor Margriet Ouwens, professor...
Eva Fechner

Eva Fechner

A recent profile can be found on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eva-fechner-15a03b90/ Eva was born in Mainz, Germany, in 1989. In 2008, she moved to the Netherlands to study Food Technology in Wageningen. During her bachelor studies she became ...
Evelyn Zacharewicz

Evelyn Zacharewicz

A recent profile can be found on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/evelynzacharewicz/ Evelyn was born in 1988 in Melbourne, Australia. She completed her Bachelor of Biomedical Science at Deakin University in 2009 before setting her focus on skeletal ...
Jakob Wefers

Jakob Wefers

A recent profile can be found on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jakob-wefers-7a335267/ Jakob Wefers studied Human Movement Sciences (B. Sc.) at the Ruhr-University in Bochum, Germany. After completing his Bachelor degree he worked as a therapist ...
Jan Hansen

Jan Hansen

A recent profile can be found on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jan-hansen/ Jan was born in Düsseldorf Germany on January 7th 1986. Before his bachelor studies, he worked as trained Technical Assistant at the Molecular Hematology Institute, F...
Lena Bilet

Lena Bilet

A recent profile can be found on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lena-bilet-a878943a/ Lena Bilet was born in Moss, Norway, in 1982. She began her studies in Molecular Biology at the University of Oslo, Norway, in 2002. After obtaining her Bachelor ...
Lotte Grevendonk

Lotte Grevendonk

A recent profile can be found on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lotte-grevendonk-746bbba1/ Lotte Grevendonk was born on May 27th  1991 in Lommel, Belgium. In 2014 she graduated with a Master degree in Biomedical Sciences at Hasselt University. D...
Lucas Lindeboom

Lucas Lindeboom

A recent profile can be found on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucas-lindeboom-ba8932184/ Lucas Lindeboom was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on June 10th  1984. He started his studies Biomedical Engineering at the Eindhoven University o...
Manon Koster

Manon Koster

A recent profile can be found on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/manon-koster-5b457919a/ Manon Koster was born on the 3rd of June in 1997. In 2015, she started her bachelor Biomedical Sciences at Maastricht University, specializing in Human ...
Mariëtte Boon

Mariëtte Boon

Dr. Mariëtte Boon (1988) studied Medicine and Biomedical sciences at Leiden University and received her MSc degree in 2011. Early during her study, she became fascinated by the disadvantageous metabolic phenotype of the South Asian population.
Marlies de Ligt

Marlies de Ligt

Marlies de Ligt studied Nutrition and Health at Wageningen University.
Niels Connell

Niels Connell

Niels Connell was born on May 30th, 1991, in Boxtel, The Netherlands. After graduating from high school in 2009, he enrolled in the bachelor Biomedical Sciences at Radboud University Nijmegen, in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, from which he graduated...
Nynke van Polanen

Nynke van Polanen

A recent profile can be found on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nynke-van-polanen-0b07b589/ Nynke van Polanen was born on June 7th, 1990 in Almere, the Netherlands. She studied Nutrition and Health at the Wageningen University in Wageningen. D...
Pandichelvam Veeraiah

Pandichelvam Veeraiah

A recent profile can be found on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pandichelvam-veeraiah-b8b30b18/ Pandichelvam Veeraiah was born on June 24th 1986 in Tamil Nadu, India. He completed his Bachelor in 2009 at Anna University, Chennai, India, w...
Sabine Daemen

Sabine Daemen

Sabine Daemen started the Bachelor Biomedical Sciences in 2009 at Maastricht University, with the specialization Molecular Life Sciences, from which she graduated cum laude in 2012.
Silvie Timmers

Silvie Timmers

Dr. Silvie Timmers was born in Neerpelt, Belgium, on July 12th 1984. In 2002 she started with the bachelor Biomedical Sciences at the transnational University Limburg, on the campus located in Diepenbeek, Belgium. She graduated cum laude in 2005 and...

Research projects

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Publications

2021 de Ligt M, Hesselink MKC, Jorgensen J, Hoebers N, Blaak EE, Goossens GH. Resveratrol supplementation reduces ACE2 expression in human adipose tissue. Adipocyte. 2021 Dec;10(1):408-411. doi: 10.1080/21623945.2021.1965315. PMID: 34402717. Daemen...

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Deelnemerslijst

In de vakgroep Voeding en Bewegingswetenschappen wordt onderzoek uitgevoerd waarvoor vrijwilligers nodig zijn. Het vinden van deelnemers is niet altijd makkelijk. Om dit makkelijker te laten verlopen willen we uw toestemming vragen om uw gegevens toe...

Overzicht lopende studies

eNR – De effecten van inspanning in combinatie met NR supplementatie op de metabole gezondheid bij oudere personen. Het doel van dit onderzoek is om uit te zoeken of de werking van de spieren verbetert wanneer training gecombineerd wordt met inname va...

eNR - training en voedingssupplement NR

eNR - De effecten van inspanning in combinatie met NR supplementatie op de metabole gezondheid bij oudere personen. Het doel van dit onderzoek is om uit te zoeken of de werking van de spieren verbetert wanneer training gecombineerd wordt met inname...

ISGU: Insuline gestimuleerde lever glucose opname

Bepaling van door insuline gestimuleerde glucoseopname in de lever door middel van PET-CT-metingen. Het doel van het onderzoek is uitzoeken of er een relatie is tussen de hoeveelheid vet in de lever enerzijds en de opname van suiker in de lever anderzijds,...

RESTORE - lichaamsbeweging en 24h

RESTORE: Lichaamsbeweging om de 24-uurs ritmiek in de stofwisseling van personen met verhoogd risico op diabetes te herstellen Het doel van het onderzoek is om te onderzoeken of personen met een verhoogd risico op diabetes (ook wel suikerziekte ...

Verzadigd vet en fructose voedingsstudie

Het vergelijken van de effecten van een hoog verzadigd vet dieet en een hoog fructose dieet op de insulinegevoeligheid Het doel van dit onderzoek is om het effect van twee voedingspatronen op de insulinegevoeligheid te vergelijken. Het ene dieet bevat...

Afgeronde onderzoeken

Van de volgende onderzoeken is de inclusie compleet.   HIIT – Het effect van een tijdefficiënte trainingsmethode op de suikerstofwisseling van de spier Het doel van dit onderzoek is het effect van hoge intensiteit intervaltraining (HIIT) op...