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Current research activities:

Dietary protein and healthy aging

HORIZON 2020 collaborative project PROMISS (grant agreement no. 678732 (www.promiss-vu.eu) 2014-2020. Tasks:

  • work package leader postdoc project: feasibility strategies to increase dietary protein intake in old age (4-week experiments);
  • supervision PhD student: association dietary protein and healthy aging (epidemiology);
  • supervision multicenter randomized controlled trial (promiss trial) in Netherlands and Finland: effects of dietary protein on physical function in old age.
  • collaboration with several international partners within promiss (various subjects)

Sex differences in healthy aging

Main applicant ZonMw grant 'Gender and health' (grant agreement no. 849200005 (www.promiss-vu.eu) 2017-2021. Topic gender differences in healthy aging: the impact of lifestyle.

  • Supervision PhD student
  • Collaborative project with RIVM

Main applicant ZonMw grant 'gender en gezondheid - aanvullend onderzoek' (grant agreement no. 849500003) 2018-2019. Topic gender differences in protein requirements.

  • Supervision postdoc

Screening tools malnutrition

Development SNAQ65+  (http://www.stuurgroepondervoeding.nl/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Revalidatie-uitleg_SNAQ65.pdf)

Development Pro55+ screening tool for lower protein intake old age (www.proteinscreener.nl). 


  • Coordinator and lecturer BSc course ‘Nutrition' of the Health Sciences program, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Coordinator and lecturer Pre-MSc course ‘Voedingsleer en onderzoek’ of the Health Sciences program, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Lecturer ‘Geriatrics and Aging’ of the BSc program Health Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Lecturer and tutor in MSc course ‘Public Health Nutrition’ of the Health Sciences program, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Lecturer BSc course 'Nutrition' of the Amsterdam University College, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Thesis supervision in the BSc and MSc program Health Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands.





- ZonMw grant ‘ Gender en gezondheid – Aanvullend onderzoek’ (main applicant)



- HBCD grant (co-aplicant)



- ZonMw grant ‘ Gender and Health’ (main applicant)



- EU grant HORIZON 2020 – WORK PROGRAMME 2014-2015, SFS-16-2015: Tackling malnutrition in the elderly. PROMISS Prevention of Malnutrition In Senior Subjects in the EU (WP leader/co-applicant)



- Grant from Stichting Hofjes Codde en van Beresteyn for organising a symposium on undernutrition community dwelling older persons (main applicant)



- Grant ZonMw, 'High risk for undernutrition, now what?’ (project leader/ co-applicant)



- Grant ZonMw, Food preferences older persons w. poor appetite’ (project leader/ co-applicant)



- Nomination ICT Grassroots Project for assignment (bachelor course) on knowledge-clips



- Societal impact award EMGO+ for the SNAQ65+



Ancillary activities

Chair of education committee (OLC) BSc Gezondheidswetenschappen, Faculty of science,  VU, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

User created Keywords

  • protein
  • healthy aging
  • malnutrition
  • nutrition
  • lifestyle
  • aging
  • physical activity
  • sarcopenia
  • sex differences
  • gender differences
  • gender


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