Research Departments Physiology 20211214 Hajar Rotbi
14 December 2021

Hajar Rotbi, a medical Honours student at the Department of Physiology, was awarded a grant of $7,400, which allows her to conduct a research project at Yale University (New Haven (CT)) and/or Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston (MA)).

Hajar is currently investigating the impact of life-long physical activity on aortic health and disease severity in patients with Marfan’s syndrome under the supervision of dr. Thijs Eijsvogels and dr. Roland van Kimmenade from the Department of Cardiology. Her research will be continued in the USA from April 2022. 

More information about the internship programme and the NAF can be found via their website.

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