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Experiences

Current Experience

  • International Product Manager Neuro
    Since September 2012

Past Experience

  • Post-doctoral researcher at Laboratory for Neurochemistry and Behavior / Institute Born-Bunge
    May 2011 --- August 2012
    Research stay abroad: Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

  • Doctoral researcher at Laboratory for Neurochemistry and Behavior
    October 2006 --- May 2011
    Doctoral thesis: Characterization and validation of biological markers in dementia and mild cognitive impairment in collaboration with ZNA Hoge Beuken / Middelheim, Antwerp and the Biobank of the Institute Born-Bunge, Antwerp CLINICAL EXPERIENCE: coordination of clinical trials for dementia, (e)CRF completion, coordination of blood and CSF sample collection for biobanking, behavioral assessment of dementia patients LABORATORY EXPERIENCE: validation and execution of ELISA and Luminex assays for serum, plasma and CSF, biobanking of samples, human brain dissection PROJECT MANAGEMENT: writing of grant applications and progress reports, management of databases related to biobanking, development of new research protocols EDUCATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS: (co-)supervision of several Bachelor and Master students

  • Internship at Laboratory for Neurobiology
    February 2006 --- June 2006
    Research topic: Clinical, neuropathological and biochemical characterization of FTLD patients - evaluation of clinical consensus criteria for (subgroups of) FTLD by retrospective interpretation of clinical data - (immuno)histochemical staining of human brain - neuropathological diagnosis of FTLD subgroups - brain homogenization - dotblotting and Western blotting of tau isoforms with phosphodependent and -independent antibodies

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
NeuroscienceELISALifesciencesAssay developmentClinical trialsClinical researchBiochemistryAntibodiesValidationLaboratorymolecular biologyImmunologyCell biologyWestern BlottingLife Sciences

Education

  • PhD in Biomedical Sciences from Universiteit Antwerpen in 2011
  • in PAVO Laboratory Animal Sciences from Universiteit Antwerpen in 2006
  • MSc in Biomedical Sciences from Universiteit Antwerpen in 2006
  • Candidate in Biomedical Sciences from Universiteit Antwerpen in 2004
  • in Latin - Mathematics from Sint-Norbertusinstituut in 2002

Area / Region

Antwerp, Belgium

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