Dr. J. Kroon PhD

Main activities
Research, Teaching
Vascular and Valve Inflammatory and metabolic responses
Focus of research

Studying the effects of lipid-driven diseases on endothelial cell function.

Key publications
  • Schnitzler JG, Bernelot Moens SJ, Tiessens F, Bakker GJ, Dallinga-Thie GM, Groen AK, Nieuwdorp M, Stroes ESG, Kroon J, Nile Red Quantifier: a novel and quantitative tool to study lipid accumulation in patient-derived circulating monocytes using confocal microscopy. J LIPID RES 2017;58 (11):2210-2219 [PubMed]
  • Bernelot Moens SJ, Verweij SL, Schnitzler JG, Stiekema LCA, Bos M, Langsted A, Kuijk C, Bekkering S, Voermans C, Verberne HJ, Nordestgaard BG, Stroes ESG, Kroon J, Remnant Cholesterol Elicits Arterial Wall Inflammation and a Multilevel Cellular Immune Response in Humans. ARTERIOSCL THROM VAS 2017;37 (5):969-975 [PubMed]
  • Kroon J, Heemskerk N, Kalsbeek MJT, de Waard V, van Rijssel J, van Buul JD, Flow-induced endothelial cell alignment requires the RhoGEF Trio as a scaffold protein to polarize active Rac1 distribution. MOL BIOL CELL 2017;28 (13):1745-1753 [PubMed]
  • Kroon J, Tol S, van Amstel S, Elias JA, Fernandez-Borja M, The small GTPase RhoB regulates TNFα signaling in endothelial cells. PLOS ONE 2013;8 (9):e75031 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

Prof. dr. E.S.G. Stroes MD PhD (Novel anti-atherogenic strategies targeting the vessel wall)

Current research funding
  • AMC
  • Athera Biotechnologies AB
  • ZonMw (Vrijgesteld)