PhD defenses 2021

PhD defenses 2021

See below an overview of PhD defenses related to oncology that took place in 2021.

DatePhD studentTitle of the PhD thesis
January 12thL. JiangNatural and synthetic nanoparticles for delivery of biologics
January 13thV. MashayekhiNanobody-targeted photodynamic therapy: exploring cancer targets and the combination with endothelial cell targeting
January 14thL.A. DaamenDetection and treatment of pancreatic cancer recurrence
April 8th S.G.M. van VelzenAI-based analysis of cardiovascular disease risk in CT of breast cancer patients
April 15thC.M. CattaneoOn the road to personalized immunotherapy: an unexpected journey
April 16th I.M. VerpalenImproving treatment efficacy of MR-HIFU fibroid ablation
April 20thJ.A. Espejo Valle-InclanLeveraging technological opportunities in cancer genomics
May 6thH.C. BesseImproving tumor drug deposition by physical activation of liposomes and prodrugs
May 20th J.F. RozePrecision medicine for granulosa cell tumors of the ovary
May 20thM.D. FrankenCost-effectiveness and work ability in colorectal cancer - towards maintaining sustainable cancer healthcare
June 17thM.D. FilipeMinimally invasive approach to diseases of the breast and contemporary factors affecting breast cancer surgery
July 1stM.J. van SonFocal therapy for (recurrent) prostate cancer - Treat the lesion, preserve the man?
July 8thS.R. Ottenhof Immunology, imaging and treatment of advanced penile carcinoma
July 8th N. ChargiSarcopenia in head and neck cancer: towards personalized medicine
August 31stM.M. Nieboer Learning to better understand: Novel bioinformatics algorithms for cancer research
September 9thT.F.R. PézierLaryngectomy: complications & survival
September 14thD.M. de Muinck Keizer Intrafraction motion tracking for MR-Linac prostate radiotherapy
September 16thL. DonkerMechanical control of epithelial cell division
September 21stB.F. KingmaEnhanced recovery after robot-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy
September 28thJ.A.M. van der DoelenEqual access to breast cancer genetic counseling and testing. Development and implementation of a health literacy training program for surgical oncologists and specialized nurses
September 30thE. Moreno IglesiasDiscovery of Tissue-Specific Functions of Atypical E2Fs in Cancer
September 30thA.J.M. MeijerChildhood cancer related hearing loss and tinnitus
October 15thL.M.C. CustersFrom Derailed Development to Childhood Cancer - Using Organoid Models to Study Malignant Rhabdoid Tumors
October 21stJ.M. VlaarStructural variation in genomes and its role in disease
October 28thJ. E. Vasmel Neoadjuvant single-dose irradiation in low-risk breast cancer
October 28thA.E. HienschStepping stones to implement exercise as integral part of cancer care
November 4thT.F.W. Soeterik Optimising Prostate Cancer Staging and Active Surveillance
November 10thD.A. Martínez Chávez Cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors in cancer: bioanalysis and pharmacokinetics
November 11th M.F.M. van den Broek Case-finding in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia clues for a timely diagnosis
November 23rd S.I. BrilSkeletal muscle mass in head and neck cancer patients - Radiological assessment and association with clinical outcome
November 29thJ. Chen Omega-3 Fatty Acids DHA and EPA for Overcoming Drug Resistance in Multiple Myeloma: Investigations into The Mechanism of Action, Activities and Rational Use
December 2ndJ. van de HaarGenomics-based precision medicine for patients with cancer
December 6thT. ShiRedox regulation of the tumor suppressor p53

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