L. Vogt MD PhD

Medical Specialist
Main activities
Education, Patient care, Research
Internist Nephrologist
Focus of research

- Experimental & Clinical science in sodium homeostasis
- Experimental & Clinical science in the extracellular polysaccharide matrix of the endothelial cell (endothelial glycocalyx)
- Clinical science & Epidemiology of chronic kidney failure and hypertension

Key publications
  • Olde Engberink Rik H. G., van den Hoek Thomas C., van Noordenne Nicky D., van den Born Bert-Jan H., Peters-Sengers Hessel, Vogt Liffert Use of a Single Baseline Versus Multiyear 24-Hour Urine Collection for Estimation of Long-Term Sodium Intake and Associated Cardiovascular and Renal Risk Circulation 2017;136 (10):917-926 [PubMed]
  • Olde Engberink Rik H. G., Rorije Nienke M. G., Homan van der Heide Jaap J., van den Born Bert-Jan H., Vogt Liffert Role of the vascular wall in sodium homeostasis and salt sensitivity Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2015;26 (4):777-783 [PubMed]
  • Olde Engberink Rik H. G., Rorije Nienke M. G., van den Born Bert-Jan H., Vogt Liffert Quantification of nonosmotic sodium storage capacity following acute hypertonic saline infusion in healthy individuals Kidney international 2017;91 (3):738-745 [PubMed]
  • Agyemang Charles, Snijder Marieke B., Adjei David N., van den Born Bert-Jan H., Modesti Pietro A., Peters Ron J. G., Stronks Karien, Vogt Liffert Ethnic Disparities in CKD in the Netherlands: The Healthy Life in an Urban Setting (HELIUS) Study American journal of kidney diseases 2016;67 (3):391-399 [PubMed]
  • Olde Engberink Rik H. G., Heerspink Hiddo J. L., de Zeeuw Dick, Vogt Liffert Blood pressure-lowering effects of sulodexide depend on albuminuria severity: post hoc analysis of the sulodexide microalbuminuria and macroalbuminuria studies British journal of clinical pharmacology 2016;82 (5):1351-1357 [PubMed]
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Curriculum Vitae

Education                                                      Degree                    Date                Field

University of Groningen, Netherlands           MSc                        1998-12          Medicine

University of Groningen, Netherlands           MD                          2000-1            Medicine

University of Groningen, Netherlands           PhD                         2005-7            Nephrology

Mario Negri Institute, Bergamo, Italy            Postdoctoral            2006-10          Biomedicine

Academic Medical Center, Netherlands       Specialty training     2012-4            Internal  medicine/ Nephrology                      


PhD thesis

Strategies to optimize renoprotective therapy in proteinuric patients

Faculty of Medical Sciences, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands

Supervisors (‘Promotores’): Prof Dr GJ Navis and Prof Dr D de Zeeuw


Positions and Employment

1994-98           Student researcher (graduate Med School student), Division of Clinical Immunology, University of Groningen

2000-01           Resident Internal Medicine and Nephrology, Isala Clinics, Zwolle

2001-05           PhD fellow, Division of Nephrology, University of Groningen

2005-06           International postdoctoral fellow (in vitro and in vivo experimental work; financed by EU grant FP6), Mario Negri Institute of Rare Diseases, Bergamo, Italy

2006-10           Resident Internal Medicine and Nephrology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam

2010-12          Specialty-trainee Nephrology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam

2011-              Junior postdoctoral fellow (financed by prof. Kolff program of Dutch Kidney Foundation)

2011-              Clinical fellow of Dutch Research Organisation NWO-ZonMW

2012-               Attending physician (Internist Nephrologist, with supervisory responsibilities), Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam

2016-               Facility director Apheresis Unit, Academic Medical Centre, Dianet, Amsterdam

2017-               Co-PI K+onsortium, DKF’s consortium on potassium supplementation in CKD


Other Experience and Professional Memberships

2003-              Member, Dutch Federation of Nephrology

2003-              Member, International Society of Nephrology (ISN)

2006-              Member, Dutch Society of Internal Medicine (NIV)

2011-14          Junior associated editor, Netherlands Journal of Internal Medicine

2012-              Member, American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

2013-              Associate editor, BMC Nephrology

2013-              Local board of Advisors, Multidisciplinary treatment committee for Fabry’s disease

2014-              Member, European Society of Hypertension (ESH)

2015-              Member of ESH’ Working Group of Kidney Diseases, member of ESH’ Working Group for Endothelium and Endothelial factors

2015-              Co-founder of NOVO (Nefrogische Organisatie Voor Onderzoek) group, Dutch network for clinical trials in Nephrology. 5 clinical trials (NOVO 1-5)and K+onsortium.

Research programmes

L. Vogt MD PhD (Renal phenotypes and cardiovascular health)

M.H. De Borst PhD
B.J.H. van den Born MD PhD

M.L. Hilhorst
R.H.G. Olde Engberink PhD
L.J.A. Spijkers PhD

PhD Students
A. de Haan MD MSc
B.J.M.V. Huisman MD

Prof. J.J. Homan van der Heide PhD (Other research of the department Internal Medicine: Nephrology)

Current research funding
  • AMC
  • BAYER B.V.
  • Covance International Holdings B.V.
  • Erasmus MC
  • Genzyme Europe BV
  • Nederlandse Hartstichting
  • Nierstichting Nederland
  • Sanofi - Aventis Netherlands BV
  • Tricida, Inc. c/o PRA (UK) Ltd.
  • ZonMw