Miranda van Eck, Prof. Dr.

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  • Professor

Telephone number
+31 (0)71 527 6238
E-mail address
Faculty of Science, Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research, BioPharmaceutics
Office address
Gorlaeus Laboratories
Einsteinweg 55
2333 CC Leiden
roomnumber HB 838


Dr. Van Eck studied Biopharmaceutical Sciences, specializing in Biopharmaceutics at the University of Leiden. After her graduation in 1994, she obtained her PhD from Leiden University in 1999. In 2001, Dr. Van Eck was appointed as Research Fellow of the Netherlands Heart Foundation. In 2005, she obtained a prestigious VIDI Award and became appointed as Assistant Professor. In 2007, Dr. Van Eck was appointed Established Investigator of the Netherlands Heart Foundation and became Associate Professor. Her research is focused upon the role of macrophage genes in the development of atherosclerosis with special emphasis on the function of genes involved in HDL metabolism and reverse cholesterol transport from the arterial wall to the liver. For her work she received twice a Pfizer International HDL Research Award.