Gerdien Dalmeijer obtained her degree in Nutrition and Health at Wageningen University in 2006. As part of her training, she examined the relationship between dietary betaine, choline and folic acid intake and the risk of cardiovascular diseases in postmenopausal women at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care. From 2006 she worked as a research nutritionist at Unilever R&D in Vlaardingen.
In 2009, she started her PhD study at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care under superversion of Prof. dr. ir. Y.T. van der Schouw and dr. ir. J.W.J Beulens. The overall aim of her thesis was to investigate the role of matrix Gla Protein (MGP) carboxylation in the assocation between high vitamin K intake and a reduced riks of calcification and cardiovascular disease.
July 2013, Gerdien Dalmeijer obtained a postdoctoral position at the Julius Center for research on cardiometabolic function in IVF offspring