Max Nieuwdorp

Max Nieuwdorp

Professor in Internal Medicine Chair Diabetes Center Academic Medical Center/Vumc, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Biography

Professor Nieuwdorp studied Medicine at Utrecht University and received his Ph.D. in diabetes at the Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam (AMC-UvA; under supervision of Professor John Kastelein).  After a residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Endocrinology at the AMC-UvA he performed a postdoctoral fellowship on glycobiology at University of California, San Diego in the department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine under Professor Jeff Esko. Professor Nieuwdorp is currently chair of the AMC Diabetes Center as well as chief of Vascular Medicine department; he oversees the work of 25 Ph.D. students, 5 postdoctoral fellows and 4 technicians. His group focuses on translational research aimed at dissecting the causal role of (small) intestinal bacterial strains in development of diabetes mellitus, NASH and cardiovascular disease. Prof Nieuwdorp has published > 130 peer reviewed articles including papers in Science, Cell, NEJM, Cell Metabolism, Gut and Gastroenterology (H-factor 45).

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Microbiota and insulin sensitivity