MSc M. Muilwijk

PhD Candidate
Main activities
Lipotoxicity and type 2 diabetes in South Asians.
Focus of research

Ethnic differences in dietary lipid intake and ensuing lipotoxicity as an explanation for the high susceptibility to type 2 diabetes among South Asians

Key publications
  • Muilwijk Mirthe, Vaz Frédéric M., Celis-Morales Carlos, Peters Ron J. G., van Valkengoed Irene G. M. The association of acylcarnitines and amino acids with age in Dutch and south-asian surinamese living in Amsterdam Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism 2018;103 (10):3783-3791 [PubMed]
  • Muilwijk Mirthe, Ho Frederick, Waddell Heather, Sillars Anne, Welsh Paul, Iliodromiti Stamatina, Brown Rosemary, Ferguson Lyn, Stronks Karien, van Valkengoed Irene, Pell Jill P., Gray Stuart Robert, Gill Jason Martin Regnald, Sattar Naveed, Celis-Morales Carlos Contribution of type 2 diabetes to all-cause mortality, cardiovascular disease incidence and cancer incidence in white Europeans and South Asians: Findings from the UK Biobank population-based cohort study BMJ open diabetes research and care 2019;7 (1) [PubMed]
  • Muilwijk Mirthe, Celis-Morales Carlos, Nicolaou Mary, Snijder Marieke B., Gill Jason M. R., van Valkengoed Irene G. M. Plasma Cholesteryl Ester Fatty Acids do not Mediate the Association of Ethnicity with Type 2 Diabetes: Results From the HELIUS Study Molecular nutrition & food research 2018;62 (2):1700528 [PubMed]
  • Muilwijk Mirthe, Nieuwdorp Max, Snijder Marieke B., Hof Michel H. P., Stronks Karien, van Valkengoed Irene G. M. The high risk for type 2 diabetes among ethnic minority populations is not explained by low-grade inflammation Scientific reports 2019;9 (1) [PubMed]
  • Muilwijk Mirthe, Nicolaou Mary, Qureshi Samera A., Celis-Morales Carlos, Gill Jason M. R., Sheikh Aziz, Sattar Naveed, Beune Erik, Jenum Anne Karen, Stronks Karien, van Valkengoed Irene G. M. Dietary and physical activity recommendations to prevent type 2 diabetes in south asian adults: A systematic review PLoS ONE 2018;13 (7) [PubMed]
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