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Msc. S. (Silke) Dreesen

PhD candidate

  • Department
  • Cardiology
  • Focus area
  • Cardiovascular Biomechanics



Silke Dreesen is a PhD student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering/Cardiology at Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Her research focus is on atherosclerotic plaque rupture biomechanics and structural imaging of plaque fiber architecture. 

Field(s) of expertise

  • Atherosclerotic Plaque Rupture Mechanics
  • Experimental Tissue Biomechanics

Education and career

2016-2019: Bsc of Engineering Science, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

2019-2021: Msc of Mechanical Engineering, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

2021-2023: Msc of Biomedical Engineering, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

2023-Present: PhD Student, Cardiology/Biomedical Engineering Department, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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