Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden (Netherlands (The))
J. Wouter Jukema, is professor of Cardiology, past Established Clinical Investigator at the Netherlands Heart Foundation and is Chairman of “Leiden Vascular Medicine” at Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) in the Netherlands. He is also founding director of the Durrer Center for Cardiogenetic Research in Amsterdam.
His current interests, which comprise the majority of topics for his more than 1000 peer reviewed publications (with many in top journals like NEJM, Lancet, Science, Nature, Circulation, JACC and EHJ) focus on the field of athero-thrombosis and include interventional cardiology as well as atherosclerosis research (vascular biology, lipid modification, diabetes, anti-thrombotics/anti-platelets and genetics) in humans as well as in transgenic animals.
Prof. Jukema is principal investigator in several large interventional/athero-thrombosis studies, a member of various (inter)national athero-thrombosis boards and is holder of multiple (a.o. EU) grants.