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prof. dr. G.D. Valk

prof. dr. G.D. Valk

Full Professor
prof. dr. G.D. Valk
  • Department of Endrocine Oncology

Research Programs

Strategic Program Cancer

Biography

Biography

Endocrinology and endocrine oncology are the main focus of the clinical activities of Gerlof Valk. (Neuro-) endocrine tumors diagnosis, treatment and follow-up, care for patients with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) and the standardization and continuous improvement of the national care for patients with MEN are his specific areas of expertise. Epidemiologic and translational research within the field of MEN related (pancreatic) neuroendocrine tumors is his main research focus including innovative treatment strategies and personalized cancer care.

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2014 – today 

Internist-endocrinologist, professor of endocrinology with emphasis on endocrine tumors, head of section endocrinology, program director endocrinology residency

 

2007 – 2014  

Internist-endocrinologist, vice program director internal medicine residency

 

1997 – 2001  

Senior researcher, Institute for Extramural Medical Research (EMGO Institute), Free University Medical Centre

 

DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATION

2007 Certification National Board of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology

2002 MSc Clinical Epidemiology

1997 PhD Thesis: ‘The diagnosing of diabetic polyneuropathy in daily clinical practice’. Free University Medical Centre, Amsterdam

1994 Certification National Board of General Practitioners

1990 MD (cum laude)

 

Side Activities

Scientific director of the Parelsnoer Institute (PSI)

National coordinator of the European Reference Network (ERN) Rare Endocrine Conditions

Member of the daily board of BijnierNET

Board member Dutch Society of Endrocrinology

Research Output (180)

Complications After Major Surgery for Duodenopancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in Patients with MEN1:Results from a Nationwide Cohort

van Beek Dirk Jan, Nell Sjoerd, Vorselaars Wessel M.C.M., Bonsing Bert A., van Eijck Casper H.J., van Goor Harry, Nieveen van Dijkum Elisabeth J., Dejong Cornelis H.C., Valk Gerlof D., Bisschop P. H., Dekkers O. M., Drent M. L., Havekes B., de Herder W. W., van der Horst-Schrivers A. N.A., Pieterman C. R.C., van de Ven A. C., Borel Rinkes Inne H.M., Vriens Menno R., aug 2021, In: Annals of Surgical Oncology. 28 , p. 4387-4399 13 p.

A simplified primary aldosteronism surgical outcome score is a useful prediction model when target organ damage is unknown – Retrospective cohort study

Suurd Diederik P.D., Visscher Wouter P., Vorselaars Wessel M.C.M., van Beek Dirk Jan, Spiering Wilko, Borel Rinkes Inne H.M., Valk Gerlof D., Vriens Menno R., Zarnegar Rasa, Fahey Thomas J., Duh Quan Y., Shen Wen T., Drake Frederick T., McAneny David B., McManus Catherine, Lee James A., Grant Scott B., Grogan Raymon H., Romero Arenas Minerva A., Perrier Nancy D., Sturgeon Cord, Castelino Tanya, Mitmaker Elliot J., Parente David N., Pasternak Jesse D., Sidhu Stan B., Sywak Mark, D'Amato Gerardo, Raffaelli Marco, Schuermans Valerie, Bouvy Nicole D., Eker Hasan H., Bonjer H. Jaap, Engelsman Anton F., van Dijkum Els J.M.Nieveen, Kerstens Michiel N., Kruijff Schelto, mei 2021, In: Annals of Medicine and Surgery. 65 , p. 1-6

Diagnostic and management strategies for pNETs in Von Hippel-Lindau:a systematic review

Ahmad Saya, Naber Myrthe R, Giles Rachel H, Valk Gerlof D, van Leeuwaarde Rachel S 1 jan 2021, In: Endocrine-Related Cancer. 28 , p. 151-160 10 p.

Genome methylation accurately predicts neuroendocrine tumor origin - an online tool

Hackeng Wenzel M, Dreijerink Koen M A, de Leng Wendy W J, Morsink Folkert H, Valk Gerlof D, Vriens Menno R, Offerhaus G Johan A, Geisenberger Christoph, Brosens Lodewijk A A 22 dec 2020, In: Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. 27 , p. 1341-1350 10 p.

The management of neuroendocrine tumors of the lung in MEN1:results from the Dutch MEN1 Study Group

Van Den Broek Medard F M, De Laat Joanne M, Van Leeuwaarde Rachel S, Van De Ven Annenienke C, De Herder Wouter W, Dekkers Olaf M, Drent Madeleine L, Kerstens Michiel N, Bisschop Peter H, Havekes Bas, Hackeng Wenzel M, Brosens Lodewijk A A, Vriens Menno R, Buikhuisen Wieneke A, Valk Gerlof D 2 nov 2020, In: The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 106 , p. e1014-e1027

Clinical management of neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs)

Casey Ruth T, Valk Gerlof D, Schalin-Jäntti Camilla, Grossman Ashley B, Thakker Rajesh V aug 2020, In: European Journal of Endocrinology. 183 , p. G79-G88

MEN1-related pancreatic NETs: identification of unmet clinical needs and future directives:CURRENT STATE-OF-THE-ART AND RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES: MEN1-related pancreatic NETs: identification of unmet clinical needs and future directives

Pieterman C R C, Sadowski S M, Maxwell J E, Katz M H G, Lines K E, Heaphy C M, Tirosh A, Blau J E, Perrier N D, Lewis M A, Metzcar J P, Halperin D M, Thakker R V, Valk G D aug 2020, In: Endocrine-Related Cancer. 27 , p. T9-T25

PSMA PET/CT Identifies Intrapatient Variation in Salivary Gland Toxicity From Iodine-131 Therapy

Mohan Vineet, Vogel Wouter V, Valk Gerlof D, de Boer Jan P, Lam Marnix G E H, de Keizer Bart 4 jul 2020, In: Molecular Imaging. 19 7 p.

Efficacy of alpha-Blockers on Hemodynamic Control during Pheochromocytoma Resection: A Randomized Controlled Trial:A randomized controlled trial

Buitenwerf Edward, Osinga Thamara E., Timmers Henri J.L.M., Lenders Jacques W.M., Feelders Richard A., Eekhoff Elisabeth M.W., Haak Harm R., Corssmit Eleonora P.M., Bisschop Peter H.L.T., Valk Gerlof D., Veldman Ronald Groote, Dullaart Robin P.F., Links Thera P., Voogd Magiel F., Wietasch Götz J.K.G., Kerstens Michiel N., 1 jul 2020, In: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 105 , p. 2381-2391 11 p.

Blood Molecular Genomic Analysis Predicts the Disease Course of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients:a validation study of the predictive value of the NETest®

van Treijen Mark J C, van der Zee Dennis, Heeres Birthe C, Staal Femke C R, Vriens Menno R, Saveur Lisette J, Verbeek Wieke H M, Korse Catharina M, Maas Monique, Valk Gerlof D, Tesselaar Margot 3 jun 2020, In: Neuroendocrinology. 111 , p. 586-598 13 p.

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