Prof Dr Ir Ilja Arts, Ph.D. (I.C.W.)
Prof. Dr. Ilja C.W. Arts is Professor of Molecular Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases at Maastricht University, Scientific Director of the Maastricht Centre for Systems Biology (MaCSBio), and Principal Investigator at CARIM (Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht). She focuses on the integration of omics and complex phenotypic data from epidemiological studies using systems biology approaches in the fields of cardiovascular and metabolic disease. She obtained a PhD in Human Nutrition (Wageningen, 2001), a MSc in Epidemiology (Rotterdam, 2000), and a MSc in Human Nutrition and Health (Cum Laude; Wageningen 1994). In 2004 she received a VENI Talent Scheme Grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Prof. Arts has received more than € 4 million of competitive funding from national and international organizations as principal investigator, applicant or co-applicant. She has published more than 75 peer-reviewed articles and has a h-index Web of Science of 32.
Wetenschappelijk directeur Maastricht Centre for Systems Biology (MaCSBio)
Professor of Molecular Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases