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Leen 't Hart receives € 600,000 grant for diabetes research in the elderly

29 November 2011 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

How genetic factors influence the response to diabetes drugs in the elderly? To answer that question  researcher Dr. Ing. Leen 't Hart of the Molecular Cell Biology receives a grant of 600,000 euros from ZonMW

The next four years Leen will study the heart medication, side effects and complications of more than five thousand elderly patients with type 2 diabetes. Together with researchers of the VUmc, Utrecht University and the Department of Geriatric Medicine at the LUMC, he receives the grant funded through the ZonMw program "Priority Medicines for the Elderly".

For more information, please have a look at the LUMC website