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Hormones, growth factors and other humoral factors

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Title Hormones, growth factors and other humoral factors
Period 11 / 2003 - unknown
Status Completed
Research number OND1295584

Abstract

This research involves the study of the significance of neurohumoral factors in the process leading to heart failure; hormone status in the ageing female is included. Skeletal muscle is also subject of study in so far as the investigations contribute to the elucidation of questions which skeletal and cardiac muscles have in common. Skeletal muscle function is also studied in heart failure in both patients and in experimental animals with the purpose to improve total body function in heart failure patients. Our interest in the mechanisms which lead to failure in muscle function can further be subdivided in 'acute failure' studies and 'chronic failure' studies; examples of this are reperfusion injury studies and pathological hypertrophy studies, respectively.

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Researcher Dr. M. van Baal
Researcher Dr. O. Bakker
Researcher Prof.dr. A. Banerjee
Researcher G.G. Bon
Researcher Prof.dr. L.M. Bouter
Researcher Dr. J. Dekker
Researcher Dr. J.J. Emeis
Researcher Prof.dr. M.E. Everts
Researcher Ir. J. Gerritsen
Researcher Dr. R.M.A. Henry
Researcher Prof.dr. W.T. Hermens
Researcher Drs. F.J. van Ittersum
Researcher Dr. G.J. van Kamp
Researcher Drs. H. Kessel
Researcher L.E. van der Kolk
Researcher Dr. G.G.J.M. Kuiper
Researcher Dr. J. Lambert
Researcher Dr. H.W.J. van Marwijk
Researcher Prof.dr. C.J.L.M. Meijer
Researcher Prof.dr. O. Mietinen
Researcher Dr. V. Mijatovic
Researcher Prof.dr. S.A. Morré
Researcher Dr. T.P.J. Mulder
Researcher Drs. S.J.M. Neele
Researcher Prof.dr. J.C. Netelenbos
Researcher Dr. R. Nijmeijer
Researcher Prof.dr. M.G.A.A.M. Nijpels
Researcher Prof.dr. A. Pines
Researcher Drs. M. Post
Researcher Drs. A. Schiel
Researcher Dr. R.G.V. Smolders
Researcher Dr. M.H.M. Thelen
Researcher Drs. G.W. de Valk-de Roo
Researcher Prof.dr. T.J. Visser
Researcher Dr. T.E. Vogelvang
Researcher Prof.dr. W.M. Wiersinga
Researcher Drs. J. van Willemen
Researcher Drs. M.J.J.M.F. Willemsen
Researcher Drs. B. Z-Doulabi
Project leader Prof.dr. C.E. Hack
Project leader Dr. C. van Hardeveld
Project leader Prof.dr. R.J. Heine
Project leader Dr. O. Kamp
Project leader Prof.dr. P. Kenemans
Project leader Dr. M.J. van der Mooren
Project leader Dr.ir. A. Muller
Project leader Dr. R.J.P. Musters
Project leader Dr. H. Niessen
Project leader Dr. D. Simonides
Project leader Prof.dr. F.J. Snoek
Project leader Prof.dr. C.D.A. Stehouwer
Project leader Prof.dr. C.A. Visser
Project leader Dr.ir. B.J. ten Voorde

Classification

A70000 Public health and health care
D21700 Physiology
D23210 Dermatology, venereology, rheumatology, orthopedics
D23220 Internal medicine
D23230 Neurology, otorhinolaryngology, opthalmology
D23363 Geriatrics

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