Christine Mummery#


Christine Mummery
Email:c.l.mummery 'at' lumc.nl
Membership Number:3965
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:THE NETHERLANDS
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Username:cmummery
Homepage: http://lumc.nl




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2008 - date Professor of Developmental Biology, Chair Dept. Anatomy and Embryology, Leiden University Medical Centre, NL.
  • 2002 - 2008 Professor of Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Utrecht, NL.
  • 2007 Radcliffe Fellow/visiting professor, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Cambridge, USA. Engineering cardiac grafts.
  • 1993 - 2008 Senior staff scientist (Tenured), group leader, Hubrecht Institute (KNAW), Utrecht,NL.
  • 1985 - 1993 Tenured staff scientist, Hubrecht Institute (KNAW: Royal Netherlands Academy of Science), Utrecht, NL.
  • 1981 - 1984 Postdoctoral fellowship (fixed term) Hubrecht Laboratory from Shell International Research.
  • 1978 - 1980 Postdoctoral fellowship (fixed term) from the Royal Society, UK.
  • 1974 - 1978 PhD in Biophysics, University of London, U.K.
  • 1971 -1 974 BSc. (Honours) in Physics, Electronics, Mathematics, University of Nottingham, U.K.

Fields of Scholarship
  • Human pluripotent stem cell biology
  • Cardiovascular development
  • Cardiac disease models
  • Biophysics of cardiac and vascular cells
  • Cardiac repair
  • Vascular disease modelling
  • Transforming growth factor beta superfamily signalling

Honours and Awards
  • 2014 Hans Bloemendaal Medal for innovative interdisciplinary research
  • 2014 Hugo van de Poelgeest Prize for Animal Alternatives
  • 2012 ERC Advanced Grant
  • 2011 Member of the governing board of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Science
  • 2010 Elected member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Science
  • 2010 Elected President of the International Society of Differentiation
  • 2008 Member of the governing board of ZonMW (Netherlands Medical Research Council)
  • 2008 Elected member of the board of the International Society for Stem Cell Research
  • 2007 Radcliffe Institute Fellowship, Harvard University, USA

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