Dr Yvonne Bruls (Y.M.H.)
Yvonne Bruls is a postdoctoral researcher at Maastricht University, Dept. of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine and the Dept. of Nutrition and Movement Sciences and part of the "Diabetes and Metabolism Research Group".
In September 2013, Yvonne was appointed as a PhD student at the department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at the Maastricht University Medical Center, the Netherlands. Yvonne worked, under supervision of dr. Vera Schrauwen-Hinderling, Prof. dr. Patrick Schrauwen, Prof dr. Matthijs Hesselink and Prof. dr. Joachim Wildberger, on her research project entitled: “Acetylcarnitine: the role in metabolic flexibility and insulin sensitivity”. Her work was in close collaboration with the department of Nutrition and Movement Sciences and conjoins clinical interventions with MR spectroscopy techniques to non-invasively investigate metabolic disturbances in humans.
Yvonne continued her career as a postdoctoral researcher and currently performs a human clinical intervention study with carnitine in patients with Type 2 Diabetes.