Dr Marlou Dirks
Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow

External responsibilities

Awards/Honorary fellowships

International Early Career Physiologist Travel Award
Award received from the American Physiological Society for a submitted abstract for the Experimental Biology meeting, to be held in Boston, Massachussets in March 2015. The award consisted of a USD 1,000 prize to assist in participation of the meeting.

ECSS Young Investigators Award
Award received for an abstract and oral presentation at the annual congress of the European College of Sports Science in July 2014. This congress was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The award consisted of a € 500 prize.

Charles M. Tipton Student Research Award
Award that covered all travel and housing costs to attend the ACSM Annual Meeting 2014 held in Orlando, Florida in May 2014. The prize money totaled USD 1,775.

Invited lectures

Dirks ML. One week of bed-rest substantially reduces muscle mass and induces insulin resistance in healthy males. Invited presentation at the Department of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter. 20 July 2015

Media Coverage

2 Interviews on Dutch live national ratio (2016 and 2013)

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