Pablo is from Chile and he arrived to the Netherlands with his wife to perform a Sandwich PhD program between the University of Chile and the UMCG. They will stay for two years, therefore they are open to learn from the Dutch people all they have to show them. He likes the nature very much and would like to get to know the surroundings of Netherlands and meet its culture and language. As a foreign visitor he would like to make a new circle of friends that make my wife and me feel like at home.
His project can be divided in two parts: 1 titled “Role of Mitochondrial Calcium Uniporter (MCU) in the IGF-1-induced cardiomyocyte hypertrophy” developed in neonatal cardiomyocytes; 2 will be developed in the UMCG and will be study the role of IF1 and its impact on the heart’s response to several challenges.
MITOchondrial therapy to increase cardiac FORCE and enhance exercise performance