Prof. dr. Barbara C. van Munster – Internal Medicine and geriatrics – UMCG

prof. dr. B.C. (Barbara) van Munster | Waar vindt u ons | Zoek een medewerker | Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (





  • Delirium
  • Frailty
  • Multimorbidity

Main aims

My motivation is to improve the quality of complex, multidisciplinary care pathways in frail elderly with multimorbidity. My goal is to work with older people to promote interdisciplinary research in patients in the hospital. I hope that in the future we will have more evidence to reach optimal outcomes for the individual patient.


  1. Ageing lines (Over Lifelines › Lifelines): Subcohort of lifelines with massive genotypic, phenotypic, biochemical and molecular data of a population of 60+ inhabitants of the northern region
  2. Acute lines (Voor professionals ( Voor professionals ( prospective biobank including patients with a broad spectrum of acute conditions. Clinical data, imaging data and biomaterial (i.e. blood, urine, feces, hair) are collected for patients presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) with a broad range of acute disease presentations.