ACS provides funds to support talented ACS researchers and to stimulate collaboration between ACS researchers within Amsterdam UMC.

Since 2016, ACS organizes grant rounds. In this 2022 round, 4 Postdoc grants (€70.000), 1 MD/PhD (€25.000) and 1 Nursing Research (€12.500) grant have been awarded. Congratulations!

Postdoc grant winners

Ilias Attaye, Vascular Medicine
Identification of post-prandial gut-derived metabolites in cardio-metabolic health, with an emphasis on sex andethnic-specific associations

Lucía Cócera Ortega, Experimental Cardiology
Spatial cellular and transcriptomic map of Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy

Mark Smits, Internal Medicine
Evaluating the role of sphinganine in GLP-1 secretion (‘SPHINGS’)

Pranav Bhagirath, Cardiology
Computational modelling combined with high-resolution 3D cardiac MRI in patients with ventricular arrhythmia: towards improving procedural efficacy of catheter ablation 

MD/PhD grant winner

Guus de Waard, Cardiology
The CAFE Trial - A randomized clinical trial of caffeine for the treatment of angina with no obstructed coronary arteries 

Nursing Research grant winner

Femke Piersma, Cardiology
Complications of electrical cardioversion for atrial fibrillation, a step towards a predictive model