Dr. R. van der Zee - Co-projectleader

Rien van der Zee is a cardiologist and chairman of the Cardiovascular Biology Foundation. Currently, he is focusing on preclinical diagnosing heart disease to reduce out-of-hospital mortality.
He has been conducting studies on cell physiology in the vascular wall both in Maastricht and Boston to predict the occurrence of an acute coronary event that leads to sudden death. His Foundation has participated and sponsored numerous studies on cardiogenetics. In connecting health care professionals with spinoffs of technical institutes and medical companies, he is now involved in the development of a device that enables users to perform independent cardiac monitoring.