Dr. A. Beqqali

Main activities
Molecular biology of the heart
Focus of research

 RNA related molecular mechanisms of heart failure

Key publications
  • Beqqali A, Monshouwer-Kloots J, Monteiro R, Welling M, Bakkers J, Ehler E, Verkleij A, Mummery C, Passier R, CHAP is a newly identified Z-disc protein essential for heart and skeletal muscle function. J CELL SCI 2010;123 (Part 7):1141-1150 [PubMed]
  • Beqqali A, van Eldik W, Mummery C, Passier R, Human stem cells as a model for cardiac differentiation and disease. CELL MOL LIFE SCI 2009;66 (5):800-813 [PubMed]
  • van Eldik W, Beqqali A, Monshouwer-Kloots J, Mummery C, Passier R, Cytoskeletal heart-enriched actin-associated protein (CHAP) is expressed in striated and smooth muscle cells in chick and mouse during embryonic and adult stages. INT J DEV BIOL 2011;55 (6):649-655 [PubMed]
  • Du Puy L, Beqqali A, Monshouwer-Kloots J, Haagsman HP, Roelen BAJ, Passier R, CAZIP, a novel protein expressed in the developing heart and nervous system. DEV DYNAM 2009;238 (11):2903-2911 [PubMed]
  • Beqqali A, Kloots J, Ward-van Oostwaard D, Mummery C, Passier R, Genome-wide transcriptional profiling of human embryonic stem cells differentiating to cardiomyocytes. STEM CELLS 2006;24 (8):1956-1967 [PubMed]
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Other research related activities
  • Contribution to training of professionals, University of Amsterdam
  • Member, American Heart Association, Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, American Heart Association