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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 (448)

Antitrombotica ter preventie van cardiovasculaire complicaties

Nugteren Michael J., de Borst Gert J., van den Broek Wout W.A., Ten Berg Jur M., Kappelle L. Jaap, Ünlü Çağdaş 22 Jun 2022, In: Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 166

Safety and feasibility study of non-invasive robot-assisted high-intensity focused ultrasound therapy for the treatment of atherosclerotic plaques in the femoral artery:protocol for a pilot study

Simons Michelle V., Groen Marijn H.A., de Borst Gert J., Leiner Tim, Doevendans Pieter A.F., Ebbini Emad, Slieker Fons J.B., van Es René, Hazenberg Constantijn E.V.B. 2 May 2022, In: BMJ Open. 12 , p. 1-10

The relation between urinary sodium and potassium excretion and risk of cardiovascular events and mortality in patients with cardiovascular disease

Groenland Eline H., Vendeville Jean Paul, Bots Michiel L., de Borst Gert Jan, Nathoe Hendrik M., Ruigrok Ynte M., Blankestijn Peter J., Visseren Frank L.J., Spiering Wilko Mar 2022, In: PLoS ONE. 17 , p. 1-16

Intersecting single-cell transcriptomics and genome-wide association studies identifies crucial cell populations and candidate genes for atherosclerosis

Slenders Lotte, Landsmeer Lennart P L, Cui Kai, Depuydt Marie A C, Verwer Maarten, Mekke Joost, Timmerman Nathalie, van den Dungen Noortje A M, Kuiper Johan, de Winther Menno P J, Prange Koen H M, Ma Wei Feng, Miller Clint L, Aherrahrou Redouane, Civelek Mete, de Borst Gert J, de Kleijn Dominique P V, Asselbergs Folkert W, den Ruijter Hester M, Boltjes Arjan, Pasterkamp Gerard, van der Laan Sander W, Mokry Michal Jan 2022, In: European heart journal open. 2

Transcarotid Artery Stenting: Hype or Hope?

de Borst Gert J. Jan 2022, In: Stroke. 53 , p. 108-110 3 p.

The power of genetic diversity in genome-wide association studies of lipids

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, 9 Dec 2021, In: Nature. 600 , p. 675-679 5 p.

Low-grade inflammation as a risk factor for cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes

Sharif Shahnam, Van der Graaf Y, Cramer M J, Kapelle L J, de Borst G J, Visseren Frank L J, Westerink Jan, 9 Nov 2021, In: Cardiovascular Diabetology. 20 , p. 1-8

Perifeer arterieel vaatlijden bij diabetes:Complexe multidisciplinaire zorg bij steeds meer patiënten

Verwer Maarten C., Teraa Martin, van Eijk Luuk, Hazenberg C. E.V.B., de Borst Gert J. 22 Oct 2021, In: Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 165

External Validation of Risk Prediction Models to Improve Selection of Patients for Carotid Endarterectomy

Poorthuis Michiel H F, Herings Reinier A R, Dansey Kirsten, Damen Johanna A A, Greving Jacoba P, Schermerhorn Marc L, de Borst Gert J 12 Oct 2021, In: Stroke. 53 , p. 87-99 13 p.

Long Term Restenosis Rate After Carotid Endarterectomy:Comparison of Three Surgical Techniques and Intra-Operative Shunt Use

Cheng Suk F, Richards Toby, Gregson John, Brown Martin M, de Borst Gert J, Bonati Leo H, Oct 2021, In: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 62 , p. 513-521 9 p.

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