Jerremy Weerts


Jerremy Weerts, born in Apeldoorn in 1994, graduated from his Bachelor of Medicine at Maastricht University in 2015. During his bachelor, he was trained as an official resuscitation instructor in Birmingham, United Kingdom. Throughout the course of his Master of Medicine, which he completed in 2018, Jerremy did clinical rotations in the Netherlands as well as in Indonesia and South-Africa. He did clinical rotations in general cardiology at Saint Antonius Hospital Nieuwegein and at Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC+). He combined his clinical rotations with research at MUMC+ under the supervision of dr. Rasoul about deferred fractional flow reserve lesions, and under the supervision of dr. Knackstedt and drs. Merken about global longitudinal strain and heart failure. In addition to his study, Jerremy has been active for some years in different positions in board of directors for healthcare-related non-profit organizations, including Taskforce QRS Maastricht ( and Universities Allied for Essential Medicines Europe (

After completion of his Master, Jerremy started his clinical PhD-track in November 2018 with the main focus on sex-specific pathophysiology of (preclinical) heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) and microvascular function.

In his personal life, Jerremy likes to spend time on photography, digital designing and practice sports such as cycling or playing squash.