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Imaging atherosclerotic plaque lipidomics in vivo

Project nummer 
16131
Deelnemende kennisinstellingen 
Projectleider 

Dr. G. van SoestErasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
Erasmus MC
Thoraxcentrum

Type project 
Lopend
Startdatum 
1 april 2018
Einddatum 
1 april 2023
Programma 
Vernieuwingsimpuls
Vakgebied 
Technische wetenschappen

Most heart attacks and strokes arise because of the rupture of lipid-rich atherosclerotic plaques in the artery wall. It is practically impossible to foresee where or when this will happen. Van Soest develops a technology to better predict instability of those plaques, so targeted interventions become possible.