Merel M. Ruissen

Merel Ruissen is a medical doctor working at the islet group as a clinical PhD researcher in the field of diabetology, e-health and islet transplantation.
She started working on her PhD in januari 2018, directly after obtaining her medical degree at Leiden University.
Her research involves both the clinical and basal aspects of islet transplantation and type 1 diabetes. Furthermore she’s involved in the Horizon 2020 project ‘Power2DM’, an e-health intervention that aims to improve self-management in patients with diabetes, which is performed in close collaboration with the department of ‘Biostatistics and Medical Decision Making’.