Marc Vervloet, MD, PhD
VU University Medical Center
Department of Nephrology
De Boelelaan 1117
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Marc Vervloet is nephrologist, associate professor of Nephrology and director of the Nephrology research program, and senior consultant at the Intensive Care Medicine and Vascular Medicine, at his Hospital. He is program leader at the Institute of Cardiovascular Research VU (ICaR-VU), secretary of the CKD-MBD working group of the ERA-EDTA, member of the scientific committee of the Di=utch Kidney Foundation and member of KDIGO committee on CKD-MBD. In his current position he is Consultant for the Intermediate Care Unit and Heart Failure outpatient clinic at the same institution (Head: Professor Nikolaus Marx, MD). Dr Vervloet gained his medical degree in 1989, graduated as internist in 1997 and as nephrologist in 1999. His thesis encompassed research on the deranged metabolism of minerals and bone in chronic kidney disease. His clinical work is related to CKD and he is heading the haemodialysis unit at his hospital. He is teaching both medical students, residents and nephrology fellow, and is guiding several PhD students. Dr Vervloet has gained numerous research grants, mainly covering toics related on CKD-MBD, in particular on the tole of FGF23, Klotho and the clinical use of calcimimetic therapy. In addition, laboratory research he is conducting comprises several animal models of CKD, vitamin D deficiency, using mainly cardiovascular endpoint, both in terms of imaging and functional testing in vivo. Dr Vervloet has authored or co-authored over 100 articles in peer reviewed journals and several book chapters. He is member of the Dutch, European and American society of nephrology.