Prof. Niels van Royen has been appointed Professor of Cardiology at the Radboud university medical center with effect from 1 June 2017 .Van Royen has been working as Professor of Intervention Cardiology at the VU Amsterdam since 2012.

Niels van Royen (Amsterdam, 1971) studied medicine at the University of Amsterdam and received his doctorate degree in 1998. In 2003 he obtained - with honors - his PhD on research on . collateral artety The research was conducted in collaboration with the Max-Planck Institute in Bad Nauheim and the University of Freiburg.

Van Royen specialized in Cardiology in AMC Amsterdam (2003-2008). In 2010 he started as a cardiologist at the VU medical center. In 2012 he was appointed Professor of Intervention Cardiology. Here he has set up translational researchlines focussing on repair in ischemic haert diseases.

Niels is member of the theme Vascular damage


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