Name: Dr Jaap Deinum, MD PhD (b. 1961)

 1979-1980              Liberal arts propaedeutics at Free Academy, Driebergen, NL

  • Medical School of Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Social service (conscientious objector to military service), Univ. Hospital Dijkzigt (now: Erasmus MC) Rotterdam, NL
  • Training as an internist Univ. Hospital Dijkzigt Rotterdam, supervisor Prof. Dr M.A.D.H. Schalekamp

1994                      Postdoc at INSERM U. 367, Paris, head Dr. F. Alhenc-Gelas

1995-2002               Member of staff, department of Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam

1999                      PhD thesis ‘Structure and regulation of prorenin’

2002-now                Senior staff member, department of Medicine, University Medical Center Nijmegen St. Radboud

2003                      registration as Specialist in Vascular Medicine and as European Hypertension Specialist, associate professor

2012                      head of ESH Hypertension Excellence Center Radboud UMC

-Member of European Society of Hypertension and European Council for cardiovascular research and various national and international associations in the fields of hypertension, vascular medicine/biology, endocrinology, and  nephrology. Co-founder of the 'Internistisch Vasculair Genootschap’, Current president of the Dutch Society of Hypertension.

-Research interests:           -genetics of hypertension, genomic screens, genetic determinants of sodium transport in renal tubules

                                        -treatment strategies in primary hypertension

                                        -diagnostic strategies in secondary hypertension, in particular endocrine hypertension

                                         -personalized medicine



Scientific Coordinator: Dr Maria -Christina Zennaro, Head of INSERM U970 team 14: Genetic mechanisms of aldosterone-related disorders.

Project Manager (INSERM-Transfert): Catherine Clusel

Project Manager (INSERM-Transfert): Kristina Fiedler

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Paris Cardiovascular Research Center (PARCC), European Georges Pompidou Hospital, 56 rue Leblanc, 75015 Paris, France

INSERM-Transfert, Paris Biopark, 7 rue Watt, 75013 Paris, France


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