Aad Withaar

PhD Student

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.

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Current activities

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.

My projects


Predicting new-onset heart failure in women

Adiposity in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction

Epicardial fat can cause heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.