People involved in the project



Prof. Erik Stroes

Professor and Principle Investigator specialised in Cardiovascular Diseases

Academic Medical Center

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Prof. Mihai Netea

Professor of Experimental Medicine

Radboud University Nijmegen

Nijmegen, Netherlands

Prof. Niels Riksen

Professor of Vascular Medicine

Radboud University Nijmegen

Nijmegen, Netherlands

Prof. Esther Lutgens

Professor of Vascular Immunology


München, Germany

Prof. Borge Nordestgaard

Professor of Genetic Epidemiology

Copenhagen University Hospital

Copenhagen, Denmark

Prof. Adrian Iancu

Associate professor in Interventional Cardiology

Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Prof. Alberico Catapono

Professor of Pharmacology and Director of the Laboratory of Lipoprotein Metabolism of the Centre for the Study, Prevention and Therapy of Atherosclerosis

University of Milan

Milan, Italy

Prof. Michel Neidhart

Professor in Experimental Rheumatology

University of Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland

Prof. Matthias Nahrendorf

Associate professor in Radiology

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, United States


Maciek Kotowski

Marketing Manager

Sensilab Polska

Warsaw, Poland

Alfonso Sartorius

Project Director Research and Development


Suresnes, France

Descin Team

Paul Bessems

Project Manager


Abcoude, Netherlands

Kristina Bjart

Project Manager


Abcoude, Netherlands

Ralf Zaal

Project Controller


Abcoude, Netherlands

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement N°667837.