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prof. dr. G.J. (Gert Jan) de Borst

prof. dr. G.J. (Gert Jan) de Borst

Full Professor
prof. dr. G.J. (Gert Jan) de Borst
  • Department of Vascular Surgery

Biography

Biography

Gert Jan de Borst was born in Utrecht , the Netherlands on December 14th, 1970. Following medical school at the University of Utrecht he obtained his medical degree at the University of Utrecht in 1996 and graduated in September 1999. Subsequently he became a research fellow at the Department of Vascular Surgery of the University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht where he participated in a substudy of the Dutch Bypass Oral anticoagulant or aspirin study (BOA trial). In the same period he performed animal experiments on endovascular venous valve transplantation.

In 2001 he started his residency in general surgery at the department of Surgery (Prof dr IHM Borel Rinkes). Between January 2007 and December 2009 he did a fellowship in Vascular Surgery  (Prof dr FL Moll). Within this timeframe he finished his PhD on carotid artery revascularization in August 2007.

Since april 2009 he works as a vascular surgeon at the department of Vascular Surgery of the UMC Utrecht. He is actively involved in the training of surgical residents (co-supervisor) and training of vascular fellows (supervisor). His area of main clinical and research interest is cerebrovascular pathology. As a result, most of his research activities focus on carotid artery revascularization. In February 2015 he had 161 Pubmed registered publications, and in may 2015 he will be co-promotor for the eighth PhD student defending her thesis. 

Besides, he is the director of the vascular animal experimental laboratory in Utrecht. He is associate editor of the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, and editor of the Journal of Endovascular Therapy and Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery. Furthermore, he is regular reviewer for the most relevant journals in his field of expertise (JAMA, Stroke, Journal of Neurology, Journal of Vascular Surgery, etc). Since 2012 he is secretary of the Dutch Association of Vascular Surgeons.

He is married with three kids and lives in Bilthoven, the Netherlands.

Side Activities

2014 - present                         Editorial board Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
2012 - present                         Associate editor European Journal Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
2011 - present                         Editorial Board International Journal of Angiology
2009 - present                         Editorial Board Journal of Endovascular Therapy
2009 - 2013                            Editorial Board Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Heelkunde
2008                                       Director of Cerebrovascular Surgical Programme UMC Utrecht
2008                                       Director of Animal Vascular Research programme

Fellowship and Awards

NVVG-MSD prijs 2013

FP 7 Health Grant

Research Output (482)

X chromosome inactivation skewing is common in advanced carotid atherosclerotic lesions in females and predicts secondary peripheral artery events

Buono Michele F, Benavente Ernest Diez, Daniels Mark, Mol Barend M, Mekke Joost M, de Borst Gert J, de Kleijn Dominique P V, van der Laan Sander W, Pasterkamp Gerard, Onland-Moret Charlotte, Mokry Michal, den Ruijter Hester M 5 Jul 2023, In: Biology of Sex Differences. 14 12 p.

Physical exercise volume, type, and intensity and risk of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events in patients with cardiovascular disease:a mediation analysis

Bonekamp Nadia E, May Anne M, Halle Martin, Dorresteijn Jannick A N, van der Meer Manon G, Ruigrok Ynte M, de Borst Gert J, Geleijnse Johanna M, Visseren Frank L J, Koopal Charlotte 13 Jun 2023, In: European heart journal open. 3

Characteristics of peripheral blood cells are independently related to major adverse cardiovascular events after carotid endarterectomy

Overmars L. Malin, Mekke Joost M., van Solinge Wouter W., De Jager Saskia C.A., Hulsbergen-Veelken Cornelia A.R., Hoefer Imo E., de Kleijn Dominique P.V., de Borst Gert J., van der Laan Sander W., Haitjema Saskia Jun 2023, In: Atherosclerosis Plus. 52 , p. 32-40 9 p.

Author Correction:The power of genetic diversity in genome-wide association studies of lipids (Nature, (2021), 600, 7890, (675-679), 10.1038/s41586-021-04064-3)

Graham Sarah E, Clarke Shoa L, Wu Kuan-Han H, Kanoni Stavroula, Zajac Greg J M, Ramdas Shweta, Surakka Ida, Ntalla Ioanna, Vedantam Sailaja, Winkler Thomas W, Locke Adam E, Marouli Eirini, Hwang Mi Yeong, Han Sohee, Narita Akira, Choudhury Ananyo, Bentley Amy R, Ekoru Kenneth, Verma Anurag, Trivedi Bhavi, Martin Hilary C, Hunt Karen A, Hui Qin, Klarin Derek, Zhu Xiang, Thorleifsson Gudmar, Helgadottir Anna, Gudbjartsson Daniel F, Holm Hilma, Olafsson Isleifur, Akiyama Masato, Sakaue Saori, Terao Chikashi, Kanai Masahiro, Zhou Wei, Brumpton Ben M, Rasheed Humaira, Ruotsalainen Sanni E, Havulinna Aki S, van der Laan Sander W, van Setten Jessica, de Kleijn Dominique, de Borst Gert J, Asselbergs Folkert W, Kraaijeveld Adriaan O, Beulens Joline W J, Pasterkamp Gerard, Hoefer Imo E, van der Harst Pim, Holmes Michael V, 26 May 2023, In: Nature. 618 , p. E19-E20

Re:“Medium Term Outcomes of Deep Venous Stenting in the Management of Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome”

Schropp Ludo, Vonken Evert Jan, de Borst Gert J. May 2023, In: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 65 , p. 763 1 p.

Cohort profile of PLUTO:a perioperative biobank focusing on prediction and early diagnosis of postoperative complications

de Mul Nikki, Verlaan Diede, Ruurda Jelle P, van Grevenstein Wilhelmina M U, Hagendoorn Jeroen, de Borst Gert-Jan, Vriens Menno R, de Bree Remco, Zweemer Ronald P, Vogely Charles, Haitsma Mulier Jelle L G, Vernooij Lisette M, Reitsma Johannes B, de Zoete Marcel R, Top Janetta, Kluijtmans Jan A J, Hoefer Imo E, Noordzij Peter, Rettig Thijs, Marsman Marije, de Smet Anne Marie G A, Derde Lennie, van Waes Judith, Rijsdijk Mienke, Schellekens Willem Jan M, Bonten Marc J M, Slooter Arjen J C, Cremer Olaf L 19 Apr 2023, In: BMJ Open. 13 16 p.

An automatic entropy method to efficiently mask histology whole-slide images

Song Yipei, Cisternino Francesco, Mekke Joost M, de Borst Gert J, de Kleijn Dominique P V, Pasterkamp Gerard, Vink Aryan, Glastonbury Craig A, van der Laan Sander W, Miller Clint L 15 Mar 2023, In: Scientific Reports. 13

Female gene networks are expressed in myofibroblast-like smooth muscle cells in vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques

Benavente Ernest Diez, Karnewar Santosh, Buono Michele, Mili Eloi, Hartman Robin J G, Kapteijn Daniek, Slenders Lotte, Daniels Mark, Aherrahrou Redouane, Reinberger Tobias, Mol Barend M, de Borst Gert J, de Kleijn Dominique P V, Prange Koen H M, Depuydt Marie A C, de Winther Menno P J, Kuiper Johan, Bj Rkegren Johan L M, Erdmann Jeanette, Civelek Mete, Mokry Michal, Owens Gary K, Pasterkamp Gerard, den Ruijter Hester M 9 Feb 2023,

A research agenda for selective screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis

Poorthuis Michiel H F, Kappelle L Jaap, de Borst Gert J 1 Jan 2023, In: International Journal of Cardiology. 370 , p. 421-422 2 p.

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