LIFE SCIENCES : Diagnostics in Cardiovascular diseases (LIOF / Maastricht Health Campus / TTC "Life Sciences")

The TTC team in cooperation with LIOF and the Maastricht Health Campus will be happy to welcome you in their brokerage event on Diagnostics in Cardiovascular Diseases on November 12, from 3pm to 7pm, in Maastricht.

Goal is to start clusters for the development of improved diagnostics for cardiovascular diseases.

Program of the afternoon :

15:00 Welcome - Jan Kees Dunning, CEO at Maastricht Health Campus BV

15:15 keynote - Prof. Dr. Thomas Unger, Scientific Director of CARIM.
CARIM: Academia meets industry - Chances and challenges

15:45 cross border cooperation: an example

16:10 pitches

- Prof. Dr. Casper Schalkwijk; Maastricht University
A multiple biomarker detection system for the assessment of panels of biomarkers related to cardiovascular risk.

- Mr. Heico Breek; ACS Biomarker BV Maastricht
Novel biomarkers in cardiovascular risk assessment.

- Dr. Thierry Franck: University of Liège CORD
An immunological method to combine the measurement of active and total myeloperoxidase (MPO) contents.

- Dr. Gerry Nicolaes; Maastricht University
A small molecule discovery and optimization platform.

- Prof. Dr. Konstantin Kotliar; FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences
In-vivo assessment of retinal arterial stiffness.   

- Dr. Marie Winandy; University of Liège - GIGA
Zebrafish as an innovative animal model of human diseases.       

- Dr. Eric de Groot; Imagelab Online and Vascular medicine, AMC
Imaging technologies in human clinical studies and all day practice.   

- Dr. Jolanda van Golde; BD manager Enabling Technologies BV
An open access approach to high-end facilities for characterization, trouble shooting or R&D.

- Dr. Tieneke Schaaij-Visser ; Dutch Heart Foundation
Innovation/End-user partnerships

17:15 Matchmaking and newtworking

19:00 end of the event

Complete program, list of participants & registration

Contact :
Dr Paulette Wauben -

Maastricht Health Campus
TTC "Life Sciences" working group