University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen (Netherlands (The))
Isabelle C. Van Gelder obtained her MD PhD in Groningen, the Netherlands. Since 1995 she is working as cardiologist at the University Medical Center Groningen.
Since 2006 she is Professor of Cardiology at the University of Groningen.
She is treasurer of EHRA 2022-2024.
She was awarded with the ESC silver medal for her work in Clinical Cardiology and gave the ESC 2019 René Laënnec lecture.
She is PI of >30 trials including the RACE trials and STEEER AF, the first ESC randomized trial on implementation of guidelines, and EHRA-PATHs.
She is Associate Editor of Heart.
Her research focuses on understanding the susceptibility to AF and it adverse outcomes including AF progression. It explores novel management strategies to prevent adverse outcomes with a focus on cardiovascular risk management.