The Diabetes Centre (DC) VUMC linked to VUA is tertiary referral centre for patients with diabetes. In addition to care, the DC VUMC is devoted to clinical, clinical-mechanistic and translational diabetes-related research with an international reputation, located within a university hospital.
The DC VUMC has ample experience in performing small-intermediate sized (n=40-100) mechanistic (drug)intervention studies, using smart-phenotyping methods, including a.o. clamps, sampling fat and muscle tissue biopsies, vascular function measurements, PET (a cyclotron is operational at the VU/VUMC), MR-imaging AND MR-spectroscopy scanning (see publication list), either as a single or multiple centre collaborative effort.
In SAFEGUARD VUA will be Work Package Leader of WP6, and also contribute to WP7.
- Michaela Diamant
- Erik Serné
- Richard G IJzerman
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