Jan Wouter Jukema received M.D., Ph.D., FESC, and FACC degrees. He serves as a Professor of cardiology, as a Head of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories-Interventional Cardiology, as an Established Clinical Investigator of the Netherlands Heart Foundation, and as a Chairman of Leiden Vascular Medicine at Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) in the Netherlands. He received his Medical degree from the Free University School of Medicine in Amsterdam and completed his training at the LUMC. Since 2007, he works also as a Director of the Durrer Center for Cardiogenetic Research in Amsterdam. He started his research with the conduction of the Angiographic Coronary Atherosclerosis Trial “REGRESS”, at the Interuniversity Cardiology Institute of The Netherlands in Utrecht. Nowadays his interests, which comprise the majority of topics for his publications focus on the field of atherothrombosis and include interventional cardiology as well as atherosclerosis research (vascular biology, lipids, diabetes, and genetics) in humans and in transgenic animals. Professor Jukema works as principal investigator in several interventional/atherothrombosis studies and as a Member of various national and international atherothrombosis boards.
Biography Updated on 28 June 2010