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Layal Chaker
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The Erasmus Medical Center (EMC), The Netherlands

Dr. Layal Chaker is currently a Medical Doctor at the department of Endocrinology and Epidemiologist at the Department of Epidemiology both at the Erasmus Medical Center (EMC) in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She obtained her Medical Degree cum laude at the EMC in 2008. Since 2013, she has been working at the Academic Center for Thyroid Diseases and Department of Epidemiology (EMC) in clinical and genetic epidemiology research concerning thyroid function and dysfunction. She obtained her Master of Science degree in Clinical Epidemiology at the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences in 2015 (valedictorian). She defended her thesis “Thyroid and Aging” in 2017 and obtained her PhD cum laude. She has worked as Curriculum Development and Research fellow at the department of epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, USA.
Dr. Chaker’s clinical research focuses on the association between thyroid function, both overt and subclinical, and diseases related to aging, including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular and neurological diseases. She performs her epidemiological studies in the context of the Rotterdam Study, a prospective cohort study, and has conducted several systematic reviews and meta-analyses in international collaboration through the Thyroid Studies Collaboration.

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Date (UTC+8) Time (UTC+8) Local Time Hall Session Role Talk Title
2020-12-20 08:45-09:10 2020-12-20,08:45-09:10Room 2

Symposium 22 Thyroid Dysfunction & Diabetes

Speaker Type 2 Diabetes and Thyroid Dysfunction