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Monique Verschuren

Full Professor

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Biography

Monique Verschuren studied Human Nutrion (Wageningen University), specializing in Epidemiology. She is a professor of ‘Healthy Vascular Ageing in public health perspective’ and Head of the Department ‘Determinants of Chronic Diseases’ at Centre for Nutrition, Prevention and Health Services of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment in Bilthoven. Main research topics are dietary and lifestyle determinants of cardiovascular disease, cognitive decline and healthy ageing with a focus on public health implications. She is the principal investigator of the Doetinchem Cohort Study, an ongoing longitudinal study that started in 1987, PI of the Dutch EPIC-MORGEN cohort and member of the international Steering Committee of the EPIC-Study (European Prospective Study into Nutrition and Cancer). She was responsible for the chapter on diet, smoking and physical activity in the 2012 ‘’European Guidelines on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice”. At present she is member of 2 ESC Task Forces that are preparing the 2016 European Guideline on CVD Prevention respectively the Guideline on Lipid Management. She is co-author of over 250 international peer-reviewed papers (H-index=50).

Recent publications

Omega-3 Blood Levels and Stroke Risk James H O'Keefe, Nathan L Tintle, William S Harris, Evan L O'Keefe, Aleix Sala-Vila, John Attia, G Manohar Garg, Alexis Hure, Christian Sørensen Bork, Erik Berg Schmidt, Stine Krogh Venø, Kuo-Liong Chien, Yun-Yu Amelia Chen, Sarah Egert, Tobias Rudholm Feldreich, Johan Ärnlöv, Lars Lind, Nita G Forouhi, Johanna M Geleijnse, Kamalita Pertiwi, Fumiaki Imamura, Vanessa de Mello Laaksonen, W Matti Uusitupa, Jaakko Tuomilehto, Markku Laakso, Maria Anneli Lankinen, Danielle Laurin, Pierre-Hugues Carmichael, Joan Lindsay, Karin Leander, Federica Laguzzi, Brenton R Swenson, William T Longstreth, JoAnn E Manson, Samia Mora, Nancy R Cook, Matti Marklund, Debora Melo van Lent, Rachel Murphy, Vilmundur Gudnason, Toshihara Ninomiya, Yoichiro Hirakawa, Frank Qian, Qi Sun, Frank Hu, Andres V Ardisson Korat, Ulf Risérus, Iolanda Lázaro, Cecilia Samieri, Mélanie Le Goff, Catherine Helmer, Marinka Steur, Trudy Voortman, M Kamran Ikram, Toshiko Tanaka, Jayanta K Das, Luigi Ferrucci, Stefania Bandinelli, Michael Tsai, Weihua Guan, Parveen Garg, W M Monique Verschuren, Jolanda M A Boer, Anneke Biokstra, Jyrki Virtanen, Michael Wagner, Jason Westra, Luc Albuisson, Kazumasa Yamagishi, David S Siscovick, Rozenn N Lemaitre, Dariush Mozaffarian
Stroke, 2024, vol. 55, p.50-58
Modifiable Risk Factors for Accelerated Decline in Processing Speed E. Jaarsma, A. Nooyens, Almar A.L. Kok, S. Köhler, M. van Boxtel, W. M.M. Verschuren, M. Huisman
Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease, 2024, vol. 11, p.108-116
Different levels of ultraprocessed food and beverage consumption and associations with environmental sustainability and all-cause mortality in EPIC-NL Reina E Vellinga, Iris van den Boomgaard, Jolanda M A Boer, Yvonne T van der Schouw, Marjolein C Harbers, W M Monique Verschuren, Pieter van 't Veer, Elisabeth H M Temme, Sander Biesbroek
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2023, vol. 118, p.103-113
Associations between dietary inflammatory scores and biomarkers of inflammation in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort Lucie Lécuyer, Nasser Laouali, Vivian Viallon, Fanny Artaud, James R Hébert, Nitin Shivappa, Antonio Agudo, Anne Tjønneland, Lene Mellemkjær, Rudolf Kaaks, Verena A Katzke, Matthias B Schulze, Pauline Frenoy, Francesca Romana Mancini, Maria Santucci De Magistris, Alessandra Macciotta, Giovanna Masala, Claudia Agnoli, Rosario Tumino, Jolanda M A Boer, W M Monique Verschuren, Torill M Enget Jensen, Karina Standahl Olsen, Guri Skeie, María-Dolores Chirlaque, Dafina Petrova, Carlota Castro-Espin, J Ramón Quirós, Marcela Guevara, Pilar Amiano, Yan Borné, Maria Sandström, Lena Maria Nilsson, Alicia K Heath, Ana-Lucia Mayen, Inge Huybrechts, Elisabete Weiderpass, Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault, Laure Dossus, Sabina Rinaldi, Thérèse Truong
Clinical Nutrition, 2023, vol. 42, p.1115-1125
Predictors of healthy physiological aging across generations in a 30-year population-based cohort study Bette Loef, Gerrie Cor M. Herber, Albert Wong, Nicole A.H. Janssen, Jurriaan Hoekstra, H. Susan J. Picavet, W. M.Monique Verschuren
BMC Geriatrics, 2023, vol. 23
Predicting self-perceived general health status using machine learning Jurriaan Hoekstra, Esther S Lenssen, Albert Wong, Bette Loef, Gerrie-Cor M Herber, Hendriek C Boshuizen, Maciek Strak, W M Monique Verschuren, Nicole A H Janssen
BMC Public Health, 2023, vol. 23