We are ready for take-off…

With the registration closed, keynotes in place and postersessions about to explode, we are ready for two days loaded with interesting presentations, almost 100 speakers, more than 350 colleagues and stakeholders from the field, awarding prizes and festivities.

We are proud to present our keynotes:


Cardiovascular disease and obesity: new developments in diagnostics and treatment – Prof. Liesbeth van Rossum (ErasmusMC)

Cardio-oncology in the Netherlands: past-present-future – Prof. Peter van der Meer (UMCG)

Cardiovascular disease and cognitive decline: an inner dialogue between heart and mind – dr. Frank Wolters (ErasmusMC, Heart-Brain Connection HBCx)


Synthetic biology in cardiovascular research – Prof. Daniël Pijnappels (LUMC)

Candidates for NLHI Fellowships 2022

The NLHI endorses talent by providing a grant for talented researchers with the possibility to work at a foreign, internationally recognized institute for up to a year. The idea behind the fellowships is for young people to both develop themselves and to bring skills and knowledge back to Dutch hospitals. The fellowship program is supported by the Foundation Friends of Cardiology (Vrienden van de Cardiologie).

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Program available

With the great help of our program committee and the enthusiastic reactions of chairs and speakers, we are able to proudly present to you the 2022 edition of the NLHI-DCVA Translational Cardiovascular Research Meeting. Make sure to block your schedule and don’t miss out on this special edition!

Thursday June 23 – Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht

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15:00 Registration open

16:00 Start of program – keynotes, fellowships

19:00 Walking network dinner

21:00 Musical cabaret – Beth and Flo (Dutch spoken)

22:00 End of day 1

Friday June 24 – Beatrixgebouw Jaarbeurs, Utrecht

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8:00 Registration open

8:30 Opening – keynote, scientific parallel sessions

12:35 Network lunch, speeddates

13:30 Scientific parallel sessions

16:00 Closing session – awarding sessions – Wiek van Gilst session

17:00 End of day 2, drinks