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F. Sheedfar, PhD

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Fareeba Sheedfar studied Veterinary Medicine and graduated as a Doctor Veterinary Medicine (DVM) at the University of Urmia, Iran. She obtained her PhD degree in Medical Science from the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG, NL). Her PhD research was done at the department of pediatrics, section Molecular genetics, where she studied the effect of diet on liver inflammation using different in-vivo models and dietary intervention to gain insight into the effects of obesity, aging, and (epi)genetics in the etiology, and development of non-alcoholic fatty-liver disease (NAFLD). Immediately after her PhD-research, she started a postdoc at the department of Physiology in Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc), Nijmegen, NL. To study the complex role of klotho (an anti-senescence related gene), and mineral metabolism in cardiovascular complications of chronic kidney patients. To broaden her knowledge from experimental studies to population-based concepts she continued as a postdoc at the Epidemiology department, UMCG. Focusing on NAFLD as a public health issue, she is improving her skills and knowledge in biostatistics and epidemiological study design, and collaborating with the LifeLines center to study the effect of diet in the health of liver.

Thesis:
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: understanding the role of aging, fatty acid transport and epigenetics, ISBNs: 978-90-367-7572-4, 2015

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Broerstraat 4
9712 CP Groningen
The Netherlands

Digestive system diseases

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