Michiel Henkens, born in 1991 in Weert, received his bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences and his bachelor’s degree in Medicine (with distinction) at the Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences at Maastricht University in 2014. During his studies Michiel engaged in several research-related activities, for instance as a research assistant at the Department of Pathology at Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC+) and later also at the department of Cardiology while finishing his internships. He received his master’s degree in medicine in 2019 (with distinction) after which he started as a clinical PhD candidate at the Department of Cardiology at MUMC+. During his PhD Michiel has (co-)authored over 30 publications, he was Heart Failure Specialist of Tomorrow member (HOT-member) of the study group on Atrial Diseases of the Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), and he became coordinator of the Netherlands Heart Tissue Bank (www.hearttissuebank.nl). Michiel started with his clinical training to become a pathologist at the MUMC+ in July 2022. During his specialisation he will also continue with his function as coordinator of the Heart Tissue Bank, and he will further strengthen the pillar of the department of Pathology within the mCMP-registry (www.cardiomyopathyresearch.eu).
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