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Staff members with discipline Endocrinology & Metabolism

Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.

Overview of all disciplines

-Intergrative Neurobiology of Energy Balance (professoral chair)
-Behavioral energetics
-Obesity and co-morbidities
-Functional foods
prof. dr. G. (Gertjan) van Dijk
Contact
gertjan.van.dijk rug.nl
+31 50 36 32116
Function
Professor
Biomarkers
Metabolic Syndrome 
Diabetes 
Diabetic Nephropathy
Epidemiology 
Lipidology
J.L. (José Luis) Flores Guerrero
Contact
j.l.flores.guerrero umcg.nl
Function
Doctorate Candidate
Molecular Biology, Physiology, Endocrinology, Nuclear Hormone Receptors, Energy Metabolism, Type 2 diabetes, NAFLD, ABC transporters
prof. dr. J.W. (Hans) Jonker
Contact
j.w.jonker umcg.nl
Function
Professor
Obesity, aging and associated diseases (insulin resistance, type 2 Diabetes, Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, diabetic cardiomyopathy) with specific emphasis on the role of fatty acid metabolism and metabolic inflammation in mice.
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Contact
d.p.y.koonen umcg.nl
+31 50 361 9057
Function
Assistant Professor
Insulin resistance and related disorders.
Development and conduct of long term randomized controlled trials in patients with insulin resistance during early and advanced type 2 diabetes (POEM and HOME studies) to improve clinically relevant, metabolic and vascular outcomes.
Healthy aging, and early healthy aging.
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Contact
adriaan.kooy umcg.nl
Function
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
dr. S. (Schelto) Kruijff
Contact
s.kruijff umcg.nl
Function
Surgical oncologist
Islet biology
dr. J.K. (Janine) Kruit
Contact
j.k.kruit umcg.nl
+31 50 361 2326
Function
Assistant professor
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Contact
j.a.kuivenhoven umcg.nl
Function
Associate Professor and Principal Investigator
Areas of Interest and expertise include diabetes, nephrology, clinical pharmacology
prof. dr. H.J. (Hiddo) Lambers Heerspink
Contact
h.j.lambers.heerspink umcg.nl
+31 50 361 7859
Function
Clinical Pharmacologist
Type 1 Diabetes pathophysiology, pancreatic islets, biomaterials
E. (Erika) Pinheiro Machado
Contact
e.pinheiro.machado umcg.nl
Function
PhD student
in vivo metabolism, stable isotopes, metabolomics
prof. dr. D.J. (Dirk-Jan) Reijngoud
Contact
d.j.reijngoud01 umcg.nl
+31 50 361 0335
Function
Professor of Inborn Variation of Metabolism, emeritus
dr. B.J. (Bernd) Riedstra
Contact
b.j.riedstra rug.nl
Function
docent 3
Research fields: neural regulation of the energy balance, Type 2 Diabetes, obesity and Anorexia Nervosa
prof. dr. A.J.W. (Anton) Scheurink
Contact
a.j.w.scheurink rug.nl
+31 50 36 32370
Function
Professor in Neuroendocrinology
Nutrition and Outcome after Bariatric Surgery: focus on Weight Reduction, Muscle and Metabolism.
D. (Dionne) Sizoo
Contact
d.sizoo rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Obesity; Type 2 Diabetes; Genetic epidemiology; Human Genetics; Epigenetics; Gene x Environment interactions, Endocrine Disruptors 
J.V. (Jana) van Vliet-Ostaptchouk
Contact
j.v.van.vliet umcg.nl
Function
Biocompatibility, biomaterials, immunology, Diabetes, alginates, pectin, inulin type fructan, human milk oligosaccharides (hMOs), immunoisolation, microencapsulation, pancreatic islets, epithelial cells, immunology, immunomodulation, targetting of cells and food components, dietary fibers
prof. dr. P. (Paul) de Vos
Contact
p.de.vos umcg.nl
Function
Full Professor Immunoendocrinology
General Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolic diseases
prof. dr. B.H.R. (Bruce) Wolffenbuttel
Contact
bwo umcg.nl
+31 50 361 3962
Function
Professor of Endocrinology & Metabolism
Field / Discipline
Clinical Pharmacology, Albuminuria, Renal function, Clinical Trials
prof. dr. D. (Dick) de Zeeuw
Contact
d.de.zeeuw umcg.nl
+31 50 361 7877
Function
Professor;Depart of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology
T. (Tim) van Zutphen, PhD
Contact
t.van.zutphen umcg.nl
Function
Program manager Health & Food, Assistant professor
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