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Experiences

Current Experience

  • Graduate student
    Since September 2016
    Preparation of a grant application to fund a Ph.D. project on discovery, development and validation of CSF and blood-based biomarkers for early detection of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease. This Ph.D. project proposal is a collaboration of the Amsterdam VU University Alzheimer Center, Danone Nutricia Research, and the UCSF Memory and Aging Center in San Francisco.

Past Experience

  • Research Associate for the Healthcare Innovation Transfer Foundation (HIT)
    January 2016 --- August 2016
    As an intern of HIT, I work on the set-up of a clinical trial in collaboration with Stanford Medical Center to study the GoLivePhone, a consumer Samsung phone running software developed by Gociety with a fall detection and prevention mechanism. HIT is located at the Consulate General of the Netherlands in San Francisco.

  • Intern
    October 2014 --- September 2015
    Research intern in the preclinical neurology research team. I perform innovative fundamental research on the influence of different nutrient combinations on Alzheimer's Disease. Full time for a total of nine months.

  • Chair
    October 2013 --- January 2015
    The BMSO (Biomedical Student Organisation) is a committee of the faculty studentassessors and the commissioners of education of the student unions from all Biomedical Sciences programmes of the Netherlands. Every six weeks best practices and difficulties are discussed in the committee.

  • Studentassessor
    September 2013 --- August 2014
    The studentassessor is a fulltime member of the management team and makes sure that new policy is made and executed with regard to the student perspective. The assessor represents the students of all academic studies of UMCU and involved in UMC and UU policy.

  • Committees
    September 2011 --- August 2014
    2012-2013: Chair Yearbook committee 2011-2012: Committee member Afroeicommissie, responsible for the first five weeks of the new members

  • Barista
    September 2011 --- August 2013

Personality

Self Assessment :
Critical thinkingFlexibilityCollaborationOptimismProactivityResult OrientedStrategic thinking

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
dutchEnglishsciencemanagementResearchLife SciencesEvent PlanningCell CultureBiochemistry

Education

  • Master of Science (MSc) in Drug Innovation from Universiteit Utrecht in 2016
  • Certificate in Honors Program from Universiteit Utrecht in 2015
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biomedische wetenschappen (Biomedical Sciences) from Universiteit Utrecht in 2013
  • in Gymnasium from Pax Christi College in 2010
  • Continuing Studies Course in Nutrition from Stanford University in 0

Area / Region

Utrecht, Netherlands

Others

Driving License
  • Yes