Thank you!

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who made the 8th Translational Cardiovascular Research Meeting a remarkable success! 

During our conference, we had several prizes to give away. We are proud to announce the winners:

Einthoven Best Cardiovascular Dissertation Prize
Sponsored by NLHI in collaboration with NVVC

1. Arja Suzanne Vink
2. Alexander van Rosendael
3. Marie-Sophie de Koning

Fellowship Prize
Sponsored by NLHI in collaboration with the Friends of Cardiology Foundation*

1. Yvemarie Somsen
2. Rick Volleberg
3. Myrthe van der Heide

Poster Prize
Sponsored by NLHI

1. Rocco Caliandro
2. Ilse Kelters
3. Micky Karsten

We warmly congratulate all the winners on their achievements and thank them for their valuable contributions to cardiological science.

Poster call

📢 Call for Posters @ the DCVA-NLHI Congress! 🔬🩺 Are you ready to showcase your cutting-edge research at the 8th Translational Cardiovascular Research Meeting on June 20-21? Don’t miss this chance!

The deadline for abstract submission is approaching fast—June 14th!

We’re accepting a maximum of 35 posters, so get your submissions in early. From these, 10 exceptional candidates will be selected to present during the moderated poster session on June 21st. Top 3 poster presentations will be awarded prizes of €300, €200, and €100. 💰

We can’t wait to see your innovative work! Submit your poster here:

Remember, it’s first come, first served—the call will close after 35 submissions.


Join us on 20 & 21 June 2024 for the 8th Translational Cardiovascular Research Meeting and register TODAY!

Reserve your spot now via – space is limited!

Thursday 20 June 2024
Celebrate with us the anniversaries of our partners Hartstichting & NVVC🎉. During this day you can meet other experts, policy makers and some special keynote speakers. Make sure you will be there!

Friday 21 June 2024
Researchers in the Cardiovascular field will present their work during parallel and poster sessions. This is your chance to meet with other scientists in the cardiovascular field 🔬.

We hope to see you there!

Recap 7th DCVA-NLHI Translational Cardiovascular Research Meeting

During the 7th DCVA-NLHI Translational Cardiovascular Research Meeting, more than three hundred researchers, DCVA partners and stakeholders took part in a lively and informative programme, in which, in addition to sharing research results, we also celebrated the 5-year anniversary of the DCVA.

We would like to thank all the esteemed keynote speakers, distinguished guests, sponsors and participants who made this event a resounding success

The following prizes were awarded:

  • Aernoud Fiolet was the winner of the NLHI NVVC Einthoven Dissertation prize. His research on ‘Colchicine in Coronary Disease’ demonstrated outstanding contributions to the field of cardiovascular research.
    2nd place was Michiel Henkens: ‘Improving diagnosis and risk stratification of cardiomyopathies across the ejection fraction spectrum – The past, present, and future.’
    3rd place was Jorrit Lemkes: ‘Timing of coronary angiography in acute coronary syndromes – The TRANSIENT and COACT trial.’
  • Renee Maas won the Fellowship competition. Karel Breeman and Mitchel Molenaar received a travel grant.
  • Nienke ter Stege (1st Prize), Su Ji Han (2nd Prize) and Caroline Pham (3rd Prize) won the Poster competition.
  • The prestigious Wiek van Gilst Collaboration Award was bestowed at the DCVA/NLHI conference. This year, the Hartenbank for being announced as the winner of the Wiek van Gilst Collaboration Award 2023.
  • Double-Dose Mini Consortium Grant Recipients:
    1st place: ‘Pro-angiogenic gene therapy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy’ by Monica Gladka.
    2nd place: ‘Non-Invasive Imaging of Myocardial Metabolic Stress at Ultra-High Magnetic Field Strength’ by Daan Westenbrink.


Are you already looking for more or did you miss out on this edition? Block the dates for next year’s Research Meeting in your agenda: June 20th and 21st of 2024.