Kerstin Schorr

Phd student

  • Tel.: +31 (0) 71 526 9731


  • Department of Molecular Epidemiology
    postzone S05-P
    P.O. Box 9600
    2300 RC LEIDEN

I completed my bachelor degree in nutrition and food supply management, followed by a master in Public Health Nutrition in Germany. For my master thesis I did an internship at the University of Turku, Finland, focusing on eating behavior and its relation to lifestyle in pregnancy and postpartum.

For my PhD Thesis I will focus on the effect of a plant-based diet on health in the older population. My project is part of the Horizon 2020 RISE-WELL project (, focused on promoting healthy ageing in Europe. The project is funded by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Foundation.

Research Lines: Healthy ageing and human longevity

Disciplines: Nutrition and Public Health

Population: Elderly