VU University Medical Centre, Netherlands

Contact person:

Dr. NM van Schoor


Role in the project:

  • Participant; contributor of data in WP1 (Status)
  • Participant; task leader 8.3 in WP8 (Older Adult Health)

AboutVU University Medical Centre:

The EMGO+ Institute for Health and Care Research (EMGO+, is one of the interfaculty research institutes of the VU University Medical Center Amsterdam and the VU University Amsterdam. Its mission is excellence in research in public and occupational health, primary care, rehabilitation and long-term care and combines inter-disciplinary applied research dealing with care and public health. The EMGO Institute is internationally leading in epidemiological methodology and longitudinal studies and was rated as excellent in an external evaluation by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2010. Active in (nutritionrelated) EU projects: HOPE, Pro-Greens, Pro-Children, EUROCADET, SeafoodPlus, ENERGY, Spotlight, DALI.