Adriaan VOORS

Adriaan Voors at 2nd Human and Veterinary Crosstalk Symposium on Aldosterone, Bordeaux 2011
MD, PhD, Professor of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Director of the Heart Clinic, Director of the Department of Echocardiography of the University Medical Center, Groningen, Netherlands.  


Adriaan Voors completed medical school in 1994 in Utrecht, the Netherlands. In 1997, he defended his PhD thesis entitled “Risk Factors, Endothelial Function and Clinical outcome after Coronary Bypass Surgery” (promotor: Professor W.H. van Gilst, University of Groningen, the Netherlands).

 He completed his training in internal medicine in Utrecht (Professor J.B.L.Hoekstra) and his training in cardiology in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands (Dr W. Jaarsma).In July 2003, Dr. Voors started working as a Cardiologist, and became staff member of the department of cardiology of the University Medical Center Groningen. Currently, Dr. Voors is director of the Heart Failure Clinic and director of the Department of Echocardiography of the University Medical Center Groningen.

In 2007, he became Established Clinical Investigator of the Netherlands Heart Foundation, Associate Professor of Cardiology,President of the Working group of Heart Failure and a board member of the Working group of Pharmacotherapy of the Dutch Society of Cardiology. In May 2010, he became Professor of Cardiology at the University Medical Center Groningen.

Professor Voors (co)authored more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and several books and chapters, mainly on heart failure, and he is deputy editor of the European Journal of Heart Failure and an editorial board member of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Netherlands Heart Journal and Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy.

He is principal investigator of 3 phase II heart failure trials, and executive/steering committee member of another 8 heart failure trials.