Jan Glatz

Title: Head of the department

Biography

Professor of Cardiac Metabolism at the Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University.Chair of the Department of Genetics & Cell Biology (CARIM, Maastricht University) and Deputy-Chair of the Department of Clinical Genetics (MUMC+ Maastricht).Scientific expertise is in (i) the regulation of energy metabolism in the healthy and diabetic heart, with focus on membrane substrate transporters (CD36, GLUT4) and their application for so-called metabolic modulation therapy, and (ii) the application of plasma FABP for the early identification or exclusion of acute coronary syndromes in patients with chest pain and as prognostic marker for re-infarction and long-term mortality.


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