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Katja (K) van den Hurk PhD

Department
Donor Studies
E-mail
k.vandenhurk@sanquin.nl
LinkedIn
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/katja-van-den-hurk/13/b22/364
Training

MSc Health Sciences, MSc Epidemiology

Thesis

Diabetes and the Heart
2011
VU University

Research interests
Cohort studies, Donor characteristics, Cardiovascular health
Technology

Epidemiology, Biostatistics

Resume
2013-present Senior Epidemiologist Donor Studies, Sanquin
2010-2012Post-doc Epidemiology & Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center
2006-2012 PhD student Epidemiology & Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center
2006Research Assistant Social Medicine, VU University Medical Center
2004-2005Project Employee & Intern TNO Quality of Life
Publications
Sanquin publications
Other publications

Kroon MH, van den Hurk K, Alssema M, Kamp O, Stehouwer CD, Henry RM, Diamant M, Boomsma F, Nijpels G, Paulus WJ, Dekker JM. Prospective associations of B-type natriuretic peptide with markers of left ventricular function in individuals with and without type 2 diabetes: an 8-year follow-up of the Hoorn Study. Diabetes Care 2012; 35(12):2510-4.

Van Sijl AM, van den Hurk K, Peters MJ, van Halm VP, Nijpels G, Stehouwer CD, Smulders YV, Voskuyl AE, Dekker JM, Nurmohamed MT. Different type of carotid arterial wall remodeling in rheumatoid arthritis compared with healthy subjects: a case-control study. J Rheumatol 2012; 39(12):2261-6.

Pilz S, van den Hurk K, Nijpels G, Stehouwer CD, Van't Riet E, Kienreich K, Tomaschitz A, Dekker JM. Vitamin D status, incident diabetes and prospective changes in glucose metabolism in older subjects: the Hoorn study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 2012; 22(10):883-9.

Van den Hurk K, Alssema M, Kamp O, Henry RM, Stehouwer CD, Smulders YM, Nijpels G, Paulus WJ, Dekker JM. Independent associations of glucose status and arterial stiffness with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction: an 8-year follow-up of the Hoorn Study. Diabetes Care 2012; 35(6):1258-64.

Van Ballegooijen AJ, Snijder MB, Visser M, van den Hurk K, Kamp O, Dekker JM, Nijpels G, Stehouwer CD, Henry RM, Paulus WJ, Brouwer IA. Vitamin D in relation to myocardial structure and function after eight years of follow-up: the Hoorn study. Ann Nutr Metab 2012; 60(1):69-77.

Van den Hurk K, Reijmer YD, van den Berg E, Alssema M, Nijpels G, Kostense PJ, Stehouwer CD, Paulus WJ, Kamp O, Dekker JM, Biessels GJ. Heart failure and cognitive function in the general population: the Hoorn Study. Eur J Heart Fail 2011; 13(12):1362-9.

Dijkema MB, Mallant SF, Gehring U, van den Hurk K, Alssema M, van Strien RT, Fischer PH, Nijpels G, Stehouwer CD, Hoek G, Dekker JM, Brunekreef B. Long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and type 2 diabetes prevalence in a cross-sectional screening-study in the Netherlands. Environ Health 2011; 10:76.

Van den Hurk K, Magliano DJ, Alssema M, Schlaich MP, Atkins RC, Reutens AT, Nijpels G, Dekker JM, Shaw JE. Type 2 diabetes strengthens the association between pulse pressure and chronic kidney disease: the AusDiab study. J Hypertens 2011; 29(5):953-60.

Van den Hurk K, Alssema M, Kamp O, Henry RM, Stehouwer CD, Diamant M, Boomsma F, Heine RJ, Nijpels G, Paulus WJ, Dekker JM. Slightly elevated B-type natriuretic peptide levels in a non-heart failure range indicate a worse left ventricular diastolic function in individuals with, as compared with individuals without, type 2 diabetes: the Hoorn Study. Eur J Heart Fail 2010; 12(9):958-65.

Van den Hurk K, van Dommelen P, van Buuren S, Verkerk PH, Hirasing RA. Prevalence of overweight and obesity in the Netherlands in 2003 compared to 1980 and 1997. Arch Dis Child 2007; 92(11):992-5.

Last edited on: 9 April 2013
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