Aad Withaar received his master degree Biology in 2017 at the University of Groningen. He is currently employed as PhD-candidate at the department of Experimental Cardiology, University medical Centre Groningen under supervision of Prof. Dr. Rudolf de Boer.
His research is focuses on novel intervention strategies in a cardiometabolic mouse model for HFpEF. Besides he studies the role that sex-differences play in humans and mice in the pathogenesis of heart failure.
Predicting new-onset heart failure in women
Epicardial fat can cause heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.