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About us Working at the University of Groningen Rosalind Franklin Fellowships Fellows 2015-2016

Marit Westerterp

Rosalind Franklin Fellow at Faculty of Medical Sciences


To elucidate new pathways involved in atherosclerosis and cardiovascular diseases.

Content of Research

Cholesterol transport, inflammation, and cardiovascular diseases


PhD on Hyperlipidemia, Inflammation, and Atherosclerosis 2003-2007, both at Leiden University, The Netherlands


  • Research Assistant Professor, Columbia University, New York NY 2012-present
  • Rubicon grant 2007
  • American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship 2009
  • VENI grant 2010
  • Editorial Board member Circulation Research since 2014 (Gold reviewer status 2014, Platinum reviewer status 2015)
  • Roger Davis Investigator Award for Transitional Faculty in Lipoprotein Metabolism 2015
  • Rosalind Franklin Fellow 2015
  • VIDI grant 2015.

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