PhD Candidates

Andel, Daan Andel, Daan

Dept of Surgical Oncology

Project: Radiotherapy and Radioresistance in cancer cells

Atteveld, Jenneke van Atteveld, Jenneke van

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Bone toxicity and frailty during and after treatment for childhood cancer

Baeten, Ilse Baeten, Ilse

Dept of Gynaecological Oncology

Project: Robot assisted laparoscopic treatment in early stage cervical cancer

Bakhuizen, Jette Bakhuizen, Jette

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: The contribution of genetic predisposition to pediatrie cancer: a study integrating extensive phenotyping and state of the art genotyping

Batman, Birol Batman, Birol

Dept of Clinical Chemistryand Haematology

Project: Bleeding in patients with hemato-oncological disease in relation to platelet function

Baugh, Joshua Baugh, Joshua

Dept of Neuro Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: SIOPE DIPG Registry

Beaufort, Ilse Beaufort, Ilse

Dept of Gastroenterology

Project: Advanced imaging for detection of neoplastic Barrett's esophagus

Bent, Lotte van den Bent, Lotte van den

Dept. Lab Translational Oncology

Project: Lymphatics in colorectal liver metastasis

Bernsen, Emma Bernsen, Emma

Dept of Pharmacology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacology in Pediatric Oncology

Blok, Joost Blok, Joost

Dept of Urologic Oncology

Project: Testicular Cancer

Blom, Thomas Blom, Thomas

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Norepinephrine Transporter (NET) expression and meta-lodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) uptake in Neuroblastoma

Bokhorst, Kirsten van Bokhorst, Kirsten van

Dept of Clinical Sciences, Faculty ot Veterinary Medicine

Project: Tumors in the pituitary-adrenal axis in dogs and cats

Bokkers, Kyra Bokkers, Kyra

Dept of Genetics

Project: Mainstreaming of genetics testing in routine cancer care

Bon, Sebastian Bon, Sebastian

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Patients’ and parents’ understanding, views and experiences concerning Whole Exome Sequencing and genetic predispositions in pediatric oncology

Bosch, Ceder van den Bosch, Ceder van den

Dept of Surgical Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Prevention of central line complications, especially central line-associated bloodstream infections, in pediatric oncology patients

Bouazzaoui, Layla el Bouazzaoui, Layla el

Dept of Cell Biology - Center for Molecular Medicine

Project: BRAF and RNF43 mutational cooperation in therapy-resistant colorectal cancer

Brigitha, Leiah Brigitha, Leiah

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Asparaginase treatment in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Brink, Anna Brink, Anna

Dept of Gynaecological Oncology

Project: Novel diagnostic and therapeutic options for patients with granulosa cell tumor

Bruinsma, Rixt Bruinsma, Rixt

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Prinsess Máxima Center of Pediatric Oncology

Project: The pathological diagnosis of solid pediatric tumors, which special reference to the molecular genetics of neuroblastoma tumors

Bury, Didi Bury, Didi

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Towards the optimal prophylaxis of invasive fungal diseases in pediatric patients

Buursma, Petra Buursma, Petra

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Patient-centered communication in pediatric oncology

Chu, Wendy Chu, Wendy

Dept of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, NKI

Project: Population Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynannic and Physiologically- Based Pharmacokinetic Modelling and Simulation of Drugs in Special Patient Populations such as Pregnant Women, Pediatric Patients and Patients with Poverty-Related Diseases

 

Constantinides, Alexander Constantinides, Alexander

Dept of Surgical Gastro-Enterological and Urological Oncology

Project: Towards personalized therapy in colorectal cancer with peritoneal metastasis

Damoiseaux, David Damoiseaux, David

Dept of Pharmacology, NKI-AvL

Project: Population pharnnacokinetic and physiologically based pharmacokinetic modeling with anticancer therapies

Diepstraten, Robin Diepstraten, Robin

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Clinical and treatment related determinants of ototoxicity during childhood cancer

Dijk, Anne van Dijk, Anne van

Dept of Gastro-, Intestinal- and Liverdiseases / Dietetics

Project: Is nutritional state relevant in outcome of chronic liver diseases?

Duin, Belle van Duin, Belle van

Dept of Medical Oncology

Project: PREMIUM: Predicting Response of Metastatic Melanoma to Immunotherapy using Machine learning

Embaby, Alaa Embaby, Alaa

Department of Medical oncology and Clinical pharmacology

Project: Targeted therapies and drug resistant cancer

Erp, Loes van Erp, Loes van

Dept of Psychosocial Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Managing age-specific challenges of young adult childhood cancer survivors

Ewijk, Roelof van Ewijk, Roelof van

Dept of Solid Tumors, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Diffusion weighted imaging in pediatric sarcoma

Flach, Rachel Flach, Rachel

Dept of Oncology Urology

Project: Prostate Grading Evaluation Dutch Survey (PROGRESS-project)

Franken, Ingrid Franken, Ingrid

Dept of Medical Oncology

Project: Personalizing treatment of early-stage colon carcinoma

Frederiks, Charlotte Frederiks, Charlotte

Dept of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Project: Endoscopic therapies for early Barrett's neoplasia

Frenkel, Nicola Frenkel, Nicola

Dept of Surgical Oncology, Cancer Center UMCU

Project: Colorectal Cancer and the Tumor Micro-Environment: Lymphangiogenesis and Macrophages

Gelineau, Nina Gelineau, Nina

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Liquid biopsies in neuroblastoma

Groenendijk, Alissa Groenendijk, Alissa

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Developing effective treatment strategies for relapsed Wilms tumors

Groot, Eline de Groot, Eline de

Dept of Surgical Gastro-Enterological and Urological Oncology (CGO)

Project: Paravertebral catheter versus Epidural analgesia in Minimally invasive Esophageal resectioN: a randomized controlled multicenter trial (PEPMEN trial)

Haasnoot, Krijn Haasnoot, Krijn

Dept of Gastroenterology

Project: T1 Colorectal Carcinoma

Hackeng, Wenzel Hackeng, Wenzel

Dept of Pathology

Project: Tumors of the pancreas

Hamers, Patricia Hamers, Patricia

Cancer Center, PLCRC study group

Project: Real life data vs. research data in metastatic colon carcinoma

Hartog, Emma den Hartog, Emma den

Dept. of Sports & Exercise center and Supportive Care, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Watch Us Move: Real-time physical activity tracking in children with cancer

Heijden, Lisa van der Heijden, Lisa van der

Dept of Medical Oncology and Clinical Pharmacology, NKI/AvL

Project: Bioanalysis and microdosing in oncology

 

Hoek, Hinke van der Hoek, Hinke van der

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: MICADO-2 / Follow up bot poli

Hooft van Huijsduijnen, Eva Hooft van Huijsduijnen, Eva

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Improving care for children with a brain tumor. The SuSPeCT study: getting insight into stress, sleep and cognitive functioning

Hoop, Anne de Hoop, Anne de

Dept of Innovative Testing in Life Sciences and Chemistry, HU University of Applied Sciences

Project: Immunity in Preoperative Practice (IMPACT)

Huisman, Marisa Huisman, Marisa

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: The NEMO project: Longitudinal Monitoring of Neuropsychological Outcomes in Pediatric Oncology

Huismans, Maarten (PhD representative) Huismans, Maarten (PhD representative)

Dept Molecular Cancer Research

Project: Developing targeted therapy for RAS-mutated colorectal cancer

Hulsker, Caroline Hulsker, Caroline

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Germ cell tumors

Hulst, Annelienke van Hulst, Annelienke van

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Double blind placebo controlled randomized intervention study to validate the beneficial effect of hydrocortisone on dexamethasone-induced neurobehavioral side effects in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Jeremiasse, Bernadette Jeremiasse, Bernadette

Dept of Pediatric Surgical Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Fluorescence guided surgery in pediatric surgical oncology

Jong, Corine de Jong, Corine de

Dept of Clinical Pharmacy

Project: Pharmacogenetics of platinumbased chemotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer

Jong, Vincent de Jong, Vincent de

Dept of Molecular Pathology, NKI

Project: Optimizing the treatment of breast cancer patients in both neoadjuvant and metastatic setting

Jongh, Cas de Jongh, Cas de

Dept of Surgery

Project: The UGIRA International Registry for Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Gastrectomy for gastric cancer

Joosten, Mala Joosten, Mala

Dept of Psycho-Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Parents and siblings in psycho-oncology

Jovikj, Sinisha Jovikj, Sinisha

Dept of Translational Oncology (LTI)

Project: Ovarian metastasis from colorectal cancer: from molecular understanding to a clinical impact

Kastelijn, Janine Kastelijn, Janine

Dept of Gastroenerology and Hepatology

Project: Endoscopic drainage in gastrointestinal malignancies

Kleij, Maud van der Kleij, Maud van der

Dept of Clinical Pharmacology, AvL

Project: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Oncolog

Kok, Annemieke Kok, Annemieke

Dept of Head and Neck Oncology

Project: Personalized dietary treatment for head and neck cancer patients

Koomen, Bregje Koomen, Bregje

Dept of Pathology

Project: Evaluating PD-L1 testing in non-small cell lunch cancer - a nationwide study

Kort, Willem de Kort, Willem de

Dept. of Pathology

Project: Organoids in Head and Neck cancer

Kroese, Tiuri Kroese, Tiuri

Dept of Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology

Project: Metastatic esophagogastric cancer

Kruijssen, Dave van der Kruijssen, Dave van der

Dept. of Medical Oncology

Project: Optimizing treatment in colorectal cancer

Kucukkose Kucukkose

Dept of Translational Oncology

Project: Microsatellite Instability in Metastasic Colorectal Cancer

Lak, Nathalie Lak, Nathalie

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Liquid biopsies in rhabdomyosarcoma

Lebbink, Chantal Lebbink, Chantal

Dept of Pediatric Endocrinology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Thyroid carcinoma in children and thyroid disfunction during childhood cancer treatment

Leenders, Anne (PhD representative) Leenders, Anne (PhD representative)

Dept. of Neuro Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Early neuroimaging predictors of neurocognitive outcomes in pediatric brain tumor

Lin, Lishi Lin, Lishi

Dept of Medical Oncology and Clinical Pharmacology, NKI

Project: The use of electronic medical records in pharmacoepidemiology of cancer treatment 

Maas, Anne Maas, Anne

Dept of Medicine, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Risk and protective factors of long-term psychosocial effects in adult survivors of childhood cancer: the LATER Psycho-oncology study

Marit van den Berg Marit van den Berg

Dept of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Project: Unmasking canine pheochromocytoma

Matser, Yvette Matser, Yvette

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Urinary catecholamines in neuroblastoma patients

Megesen, Kyah van Megesen, Kyah van

Dept of Translational Oncology

Project: Exploiting the vulnerabilities of mesenchymal colorectal cancers to combat peritoneal metastases

Meijer, Annelot Meijer, Annelot

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Tinnitus and hearing loss during and after childhood cancer treatment

Mohmaed Ali, Ma Ida Mohmaed Ali, Ma Ida

Dept of Pharmacology, AvL/NKI

Project: Precision dosing of oral anticancer agents and cytotoxic agents

Munters, Koen Munters, Koen

Dpt of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, UMCU and St. Antonius Hospital

Project: Endoscopic resection of visible lesions in Barrett’s Esophagus with early neoplasia

Nassau, Sietske van Nassau, Sietske van

Dept. of Imaging and Oncology

Project: Treatment decisions in metastatic colorectal cancer

Nijstad, Laura Nijstad, Laura

Dept of Clinical Pharmacology

Project: Pharmacokinetics of (cytostatic) agents in pediatric oncology

Not, Olivier van Not, Olivier van

Dept of Medical Oncology

Project: Novel Therapies in Advanced Melanoma Patients

Nuijts, Myrthe Nuijts, Myrthe

Dpt of Ophthalmology

Project: Visual impairment in children with a brain tumor in the Netherlands

Oever, Selina van den Oever, Selina van den

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: to be determined (currently working on various projects)

Overwater, Anouk Overwater, Anouk

Dpt of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Project: Advanced endoscopy for patients with Barrett's esophagus and early esophageal adenocarcinoma

Pavert, Yorick van de Pavert, Yorick van de

Dept of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Project: EUS-guided gastroenterostomy for malignant gastric outlet obstruction

Peer, Sophie van Peer, Sophie van

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Genetic predisposition in childhood renal tumors

Perk, Madeleine van der Perk, Madeleine van der

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: EX-OTiC: Exploring the feasability of EXcellent fertility counselling care for girls with cancer and the safety of Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation on a national level

Peters, Niek Peters, Niek

Dept of Translational Oncology

Project: Identification, analysis and targeting of micro-metastases in colorectal cancer

Pflüger, Michael Pflüger, Michael

Dept of Pathology, UMCU and John Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore USA

Project: Genetic characterization of pancreatic precursor lesions and implications on surgical management

Pluimakers, Vincent Pluimakers, Vincent

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Metabolic syndrome in childhood cancer survivors

Poghosyan, Susanna Poghosyan, Susanna

Dpt of Surgical Oncology, Cancer Center, UMCU

Title: Lymphatics in colorectal liver metastasis

Priesterbach-Ackley, Loudy Priesterbach-Ackley, Loudy

Dept of Pathology

Project: Improved Molecular Diagnostics in Neuro-oncology

Raijmakers, Léon Raijmakers, Léon

Dept of HPB Surgery and Radiotherapy

Project: Preclinical Evaluation of Multimodal Treatment Combining MR-Guided

Rasing, Marnix Rasing, Marnix

Dept of Radiotherapy

Project: High precision salvage for locally recurrent prostate cancer

Raymakers-Janssen, Paulien Raymakers-Janssen, Paulien

Dept of Epidemiology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Acute kidney injury in pediatric cancer patients

Remmel, Harmon Remmel, Harmon

Dept of Pathology, Atossa Genetics

Project: Hyperplasia and early stage breast cancer

Roessel, Ichelle van Roessel, Ichelle van

Dept of Pediatric Endocrinology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Hypothalamic dysfunction according to age in low-grade glioma

Ruiter, Emma de Ruiter, Emma de

Dept of Pathology

Project: A multiparameter radiogenomics-based decision support system for personalized treatment of advanced stage head and neck cancer (DESIGN)

Ruiter, Lilian Ruiter, Lilian

Dept of Pathology and Radiotherapy

Project: Prediction and detection of recurrent laryngeal carcinoma

Rutgers, Jikke Rutgers, Jikke

Dept of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Central Nervous System (CNS) toxicity after proton therapy for primary pediatric CNS tumors in the Netherlands

Samim, Atia Samim, Atia

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Theranostics: image-driven diagnostics and therapy of neuroblastoma

Schaik, Jiska van Schaik, Jiska van

Dept of Pediatric Endocrinology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Hypothalamic dysfunction in acquired brain damage in children

Schee, Lisa van der (PhD representative) Schee, Lisa van der (PhD representative)

Dept of Pathology

Project: PATCH: Padunculated T1 colorectal carcinomas, validation of a decision rule based on histological parameters

Scheepers, Ellen Scheepers, Ellen

Dept of Medical Oncology (UMCU and Diakonessenhuis)

Project: Frailty, treatment decisions and quality of life in older patients with cancer

Schraa, Suzanna Schraa, Suzanna

Dept of Medical Oncology

Project: Towards circulating tumor DNA guided treatment of colorectal cancer

Seefat, Rianne Seefat, Rianne

Dept of Molecular Pathology, NKI

Project: Precision medicine for early breast cancer

Siegers, Esther Siegers, Esther

Dept of Clinical Sciences (Veterinary Medicine)

Project: Monitoring and managing of equine athletes

Simon, Julia Simon, Julia

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Vermindering van pijn bij kinderen met kanker door gebruik van een pijnmonitor via het internet

Smabers, Lidwien Smabers, Lidwien

Dept of Translational Oncology (LTO)

Project: Predicting treatmen response in metastatic colorectal cancer patients

Soeteman, Marijn Soeteman, Marijn

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Identifying the critically ill pediatric cancer patient

Strating, Esther Strating, Esther

Dept of Translational Oncology

Project: A theranostics approach to targeting agressive colon cancer

Teunenbroek, Kim van Teunenbroek, Kim van

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Evidence-based guidelines on palliative care for children

Tigelaar, Leonie Tigelaar, Leonie

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Functional outcome, quality of life and adverse events after local therapy for bone sarcoma in children; towards a prediction model of the outcome of local therapy

Tol, Floris van Tol, Floris van

Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery

Project: Development of a regional clinical care track for patients with symptomatic spinal metastases

Veen, Arjen van der Veen, Arjen van der

Dept of Surgical Gastro-Enterological and Urological Oncology

Project: Laparoscopic versus Open Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer - a multicenter prospectively randomized controlled trial

 

Veninga, Vivien Veninga, Vivien

Dept of Medical Oncology and Immunology, NKI

Project: Interaction between immune cells and autologous organoids

Verschuur, Anna Vera Verschuur, Anna Vera

Dept of Central Diagnostic Laboratory

Project: Neuro-endocrine tumors of the pancreas

Verwaaijen, Emma Verwaaijen, Emma

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: Frailty, sarcopenia and bone mineral density during childhood cancer

Viergever, Bas Viergever, Bas

Dept of Translational Oncology

Project: Bladder cancer drug discovery, efficacy and resistance using bladder cancer tumoroid models

Visser, Maurits Visser, Maurits

Dept of Surgical Gastro-Enterological Oncology

Project: Quality of surgical esophageal and gastric cancer care in the Netherlands

Vlaming, Michiel Vlaming, Michiel

Dept of Genetics

Project: DISCOVER - Detecting Increased Susceptibility for Cancer in relatives by Offering genetic Variant Evaluation as Regular health care: prostate cancer

Wassenaar, Emma Wassenaar, Emma

Dept of Surgical Gastro-Enterological and Urological Oncology (CGO)

Project: Title yet unknown

Wensink, Emerens Wensink, Emerens

Dept of Translational Oncology

Project: Personalizing treatment for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer

Wijler, Liza Wijler, Liza

Dept of Surgical Oncology, UMC Utrecht Cancer Center
Project: Medical nutrition and cancer cachexia in metastatic colorectal cancer

Wijnands, Anouk Wijnands, Anouk

Dept of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Project: Prediction of colitis associated colorectal cancer, development of a new prediction model

Winter, Demi de Winter, Demi de

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Project: (Determinants of) bone toxicity and body composition during and after treatment for childhood cancer

Zogchel, Lieke van Zogchel, Lieke van

Dept of Pediatric Oncology, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology
Project: Liquid biopsies in pediatric solid tumors

Upcoming

Celebrating 12,5 years CTO!

18 November 2022

 

Translational Immuno Oncology course

21-22-23 November 2022

Quotes course 2021:

"Nice mix of experts in the field"

"The presentations were nicely up to date and gave a nice overview  of recent discoveries in the immuno-oncology field"

"Quality was good, usefulness of the practical sessions was great"

"I learned a lot from this course and from time to time I was really challenged. It will help me with future research"