Lipid Tools is developed and maintained by Rens Reeskamp and Nick Nurmohamed, both MD and working as PhD candidates at the department of Vascular Medicine of the Amsterdam University Medical Centers (Amsterdam UMC).


Lipid Tools is sponsored by LEEFH (Landelijke expertisecentrum erfelijksheidonderzoek familiare hart- en vaatziekten; www.leefh.nl), the Dutch non-profit organisation focussing on diagnosing new Familial Hypercholesterolemia patients through family cascade-screening. Lipid Tools does not receive any other commercial sponsoring or funds from any other party for development of this website.


The following organizations and persons helped with the development of the tools available on this website:
  • Lifelines cohort study provided access to and approval for the use of the lipid data available in their study cohort
  • J.W. Balder and J.A. Kuivenhoven are the original authors on the studies investigating lipid reference values in the Netherlands and helped accessing the Lifelines data.
  • D. Collard helped developing the methods to aggregate lipid data from Lifelines
  • Contact

    General: info@lipidtools.com
    Rens Reeskamp: rens@lipidtools.com
    Nick Nurmohamed: nick@lipidtools.com


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