Folkert Asselbergs

(Principal Investigator)


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Research interests

Prof. Folkert W. Asselbergs is a cardiologist, Prof of Translational Data Science at the University of Amsterdam, Chair of Amsterdam Heart Center, Prof of Precision medicine at the Institute of Health Informatics, University College London, chair data infrastructure Dutch Cardiovascular Alliance (, and associate editor of the European Heart Journal for the section digital innovation. His research program focuses on precision medicine using real-world multi-modal data from electronic health records including free text, ECG and imaging, secondary use of registry data combined with -omics research for drug target discovery and validation, improve CV diagnosis and treatment, and predictive modelling using digital twinning. He published over 625 papers and is editor of the textbook "Clinical Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Real-World Data". He is coordinator and co-PI in several(inter-) national consortia in the field of trustworthy AI, translation data science and digital health (,,,

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Health Economics, The London School of Economics and Political Science

PhD, Clinical Pharmacology

Postdoctoral fellowship Bioinformatics, Dartmouth College

Postdoctoral fellowship Genetic Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Master, Medicine, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

External positions

Prof Precision Medicine, University College London


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