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SELECTBIO Conferences Extracellular Vesicle-based Dx & Rx Summit

Dominique PV de Kleijn's Biography



Dominique PV de Kleijn, Professor Experimental Vascular Surgery, Professor Netherlands Heart Institute, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands

Prof. Dr. Dominique PV de Kleijn is a molecular biologist and chemist, and professor of Experimental Vascular Surgery at UMC Utrecht and professor at the Netherlands Heart Institute. From 2012 to 2016, he was Research Professor of Surgery at NUS/NUHS and preclinical director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) Singapore. He was until 2016 professor of Cardiovascular Immunology and co-chair of Experimental Cardiology at UMC Utrecht. Since 1997 he is coordinating cardiovascular research from basic science, animal myocardial infarction and atherosclerotic studies (mouse and pig) towards clinical biobanking studies. His research interests are: The innate immune system in cardiovascular disease and atherosclerosis & Biomarkers predictive for primary & secondary events with a focus on plasma extracellular vesicles. He has more than 200 publications and a H-factor of 68.

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Plasma Extracellular Vesicles Sub-fractions For Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease

Thursday, 28 March 2019 at 12:30

Add to Calendar ▼2019-03-28 12:30:002019-03-28 13:30:00Europe/LondonPlasma Extracellular Vesicles Sub-fractions For Diagnosis of Cardiovascular DiseaseExtracellular Vesicle-based Dx and Rx Summit in Coronado Island, CaliforniaCoronado Island, CaliforniaSELECTBIOenquiries@selectbiosciences.com

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is with the cardiovascular events of Ischemic Heart Disease and Stroke, the number 1 and 2 cause of death in the world and expect to increase especially in Asia.

Ischemic heart disease (IHD) comprises 3 entities: stable coronary artery disease (SCAD), unstable angina (UA) and myocardial infarction (MI). Because IHD is associated with an increased risk of adverse clinical events such as heart failure and death, early recognition of IHD is of utmost importance.

However, to diagnosis IHD is challenging, as many patients present with atypical symptoms. It is known that women have a different symptom sensation than men. Troponins are the main diagnostic tool for detection of MI. Blood biomarkers for SCAD (typically causing stable angina) and UA, however, are not available. These diagnoses frequently require hospital visits/admissions for time-consuming and costly (non)invasive tests.

We use a protein signature measured  in 3 different subsets of plasma extracellular vesicle as an accurate source for early diagnosis of SCAD and UA. Diagnosis of ischemic heart disease as well as reproducibility and simplification for microfluidics will be discussed.


Add to Calendar ▼2019-03-28 00:00:002019-03-28 00:00:00Europe/LondonExtracellular Vesicle-based Dx and Rx SummitExtracellular Vesicle-based Dx and Rx Summit in Coronado Island, CaliforniaCoronado Island, CaliforniaSELECTBIOenquiries@selectbiosciences.com