Daan Viering studied medicine at the Radboud University and graduated cum laude in 2018. He has great interest in understanding mechanisms of disease using both clinical and fundamental research. A Radboudumc PhD grant facilitated him to further this fascination. He is currently investigating the link between mitochondria and hypertension. In his PhD project, he will use cell studies, animal studies and clinical studies to increase our understanding of hypertension.