The Dutch Society for Microcirculation and Vascular Biology (MiVab)

The Dutch Society for Microcirculation and Vascular Biology (MiVab) was founded in 1986. The main goal of the society is to advance clinical and experimental research of the microcirculation including the (molecular) biology of the vascular wall. Our membership of approximately 75 consists of various backgrounds among which clinical medicine, vascular and molecular biology, pharmacology and physiology


International collaboration

The society is associated with the European Society for Microcirculation and has, in the past, organized several meetings together with the Dutch Endothelial Biology Society (DEBS).



Up to 2010 the MiVab organized an annual 2-day meeting with two state-of-the-art lectures, but also stimulated junior researchers and PhD students by allowing them to present their work by either oral and poster presentations. In 2011 various dutch societies with interest in cardiovascular research joined forces, which resulted in the annual "Cardio Vascular Conference" in this new setup however the MiVab is still represented both in a parallel oral session and a poster session.


Become a member

We want to extend an open invitation to anyone with interest in the fields of microcirculation and vascular biology to join our society.



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