Mathilde Vermeer


Mathilde Vermeer received her master degree in Biology at the University of Groningen, majoring in Biomedical Sciences. In October 2014, she began working as a PhD-candidate at the Experimental Cardiology department of the UMCG, under the supervision of prof. dr. Peter van der Meer (cardiology, UMCG) and dr. Maria C. Bolling (dermatology, UMCG). This research was supported by the HFSP Young Investigator grant and Vlinderkind foundation.

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Current activities

Mathilde is finishing her thesis regarding the investigation of known and novel genes involved in cardio-cutaneous syndromes. This research was founded together with collaborator dr. Adam W. Feinberg (Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering department, CMU, Pittsburgh).

My projects


Stem cell models to unravel the susceptibility and resilience to develop heart failure

My publications

Genetic ablation of macrohistone H2A1 leads to increased leanness, glucose tolerance and energy expenditure in mice fed a high-fat diet.

Sheedfar F, Vermeer M, Pazienza V, Villarroya J, Rappa F, Cappello F, Mazzoccoli G, Villarroya F, Molen H van der, Hofker MH, Koonen DP, Vinciguerra M. Int J Obes 2015

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Selenium and outcome in heart failure

Bomer N, Grote Beverborg N, Hoes MF, Streng KW, Vermeer M, Dokter MM, IJmker J, Anker SD, JF Cleland, Hillege HL, Lang CC, Ng LL, Samani NJ, Tromp J, van Veldhuisen DJ, Touw DJ, Voors AA, van der Meer P. Eur J Heart Fail. 2019

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