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University Medical Center Groningen

dr. J.K. (Janine) Kruit

Assistant professor
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Assistant Professor in the department of Pediatrics, UMCG


  • 2002: MSc Biology, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands
  • 2006: PhD in Medical Science on thesis ‘Emerging roles of the intestine in reverse cholesterol transport’ at the University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands
  • 2006-2010: Postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Michael R. Hayden at the Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics (CMMT), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Honors, awards and scholarships:

  • 2010 Ruby Grant of the Dutch Diabetes Foundation
  • 2010 Marie Curie Reintegration Grant (FP7)
  • 2009 Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Fellowship
  • 2008 Michael Smith Foundation of Health Research (MSFHR) Fellowship
  • 2006 Betram M. Hoffmeister Fellowship award
  • 2004 Dutch Atherosclerosis Society travel fellowship
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