Adriaan Voors


Adriaan Voors is Professor of Cardiology and specializes in heart failure. Since July 2003, Professor Voors works as a Cardiologist in the University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands. In 2007, he became Established Clinical Investigator of the Netherlands Heart Foundation, and in May 2010, he became Professor of Cardiology at the University Medical Center Groningen.

Current activities

Professor Voors is chairing a research group of students, MD-PhD-fellows and post-docs mainly on using –omics data to increase our knowledge on pathophysiology leading to personalized therapies in heart failure. Since 2003 has supervised of 62 PhD students, mainly on heart failure related topics and is chairman of the MD/PhD program of the UMCG. He is senior consultant editor of the European Journal of Heart Failure and International Advisory Borad member of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Heart Failure. He is/was involved as  principal investigator/executive/steering committee member of 58 clinical trials on novel therapies in acute and chronic heart failure. Prof. Voors was the co-chair of the 2016 ESC Heart Failure Guidelines. He has (co-) authored more than 800  peer-reviewed papers and several books and chapters, his Hirsch-index is 119.

My projects




Ghrelin agonist as a nOvel mechanism and Alternative myotrope Lacking sympathomimetic adverse effects Heart Failure study


Study to Evaluate the Efficacy (Effect on Disease) and Safety of Finerenone on Morbidity (Events Indicating Disease Worsening) & Mortality (Death Rate) in Participants With Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (Proportion of Blood Expelled Per Heart Stroke) Greater or Equal to 40% (FINEARTS-HF)


A Phase 1, Dose-Escalating, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, 3-Part Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability and Pharmacokinetics of COR-1167 in Healthy Subjects and Subjects with Chronic Heart Failure (CHF)