Harold Snieder heads the Unit of Genetic Epidemiology and Bioinformatics, Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen. His main research goal as a genetic epidemiologists is to identify (epi)genetic susceptibility markers for cardiometabolic disease and investigate how they interact with environmental exposures such as psychosocial stress. His group has extensive expertise in quality control and statistical analysis of genome-wide association study (GWAS) data. He has published more than 500 articles in peer-reviewed journals, coordinates the genetic studies in the Lifelines Cohort Study and is a member of the steering committee of the International Consortium of Blood Pressure GWAS (ICBP).

Harold Snieder

Professor of Genetic Epidemiology,
UMC Groningen

Portrait photo of Harold Snieder