Mirthe Muilwijk is a postdoctoral researcher cardiovascular epidemiology at the department of Epidemiology & Data Science of Amsterdam UMC, and involved in the panel study of Exposome-NL. She is registered epidemiologist and her main interest lies in the effect of environmental exposures, including dietary intake, on type 2 diabetes. She is specifically interested in the intermediary role of metabolomics.
Mirthe studied Biomedical Sciences at Utrecht University. After graduation, she worked at the Food and Authentifity business unit of RIKILT WUR. Mirthe's PhD research was on type 2 diabetes among South Asians, as part of the EuroDHYAN project. During her PhD, Mirthe obtained a travel grant to visit the Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow.
Amsterdam UMC, Location VUmc
Epidemiology and Data Science
De Boelelaan 1089a, 1081 HV Amsterdam
Cardiovascular Health Clinical Epidemiology Environmental Epidemiology Epidemiology Exposome Food Environment Metabolic Health Metabolomics Multilevel modelling Nutritional Epidemiology Risk Assessment
Exposome-NL is a Dutch consortium of over fifty scientists from different disciplines, universities and medical centres. Together the scientists will systematically sequence the environmental factors influencing our health.Read More