Veni grant Jeffrey Kroon

NWO has awarded a Veni grant worth €250.000 to Jeffrey Kroon (Vascular Medicine, Amsterdam UMC, location AMC.

His project is titled "Steer blood vessel metabolism against atherosclerosis" and aims to finding ways to reduce inflamed vessel walls and atherosclerosis caused by lipoprotein(a) by steering blood vessel metabolism. Research showed that 20 percent of the population has increased levels of lipoprotein(a). This is also known as the underexposed, more pathogenic brother of LDL or ‘bad cholesterol’.

Jeffrey Kroon