dr. J.A.A.G. (Anneke) Damen

dr. J.A.A.G. (Anneke) Damen

Assistant Professor
dr. J.A.A.G. (Anneke) Damen
  • Department of Epidemiology



Anneke Damen is a clinical epidemiologist specialized in systematic reviews and meta-analysis of prognostic models.

She studied biomedical sciences at the Radboudumc and specialized in epidemiology and pathobiology. She did several internships at the Radboudumc, the National Expert and Training Centre for Breast Cancer Screening, and at Sanquin blood supply.

In 2014, Anneke started working as a PhD student at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, under supervision of Prof. Carl Moons, Prof. Rob Scholten, Dr. Lotty Hooft, and Dr. Thomas Debray. Her project focused on systematic reviews and meta-analyses of prediction model studies. She combined her PhD project with the postgraduate master Clinical Epidemiology. Furthermore, she worked as affiliated researcher for Cochrane Netherlands. Here she was active as a teacher on several courses and worked on projects for the Belgian health care Knowledge centre and Zorginstituut Nederland.

Anneke currently works as an assistant professor for Cochrane Netherlands and is the coordinator of the Cochrane Prognosis Methods Group.

Research Output (50)

Risk of bias of prognostic models developed using machine learning:a systematic review in oncology

Dhiman Paula, Ma Jie, Andaur Navarro Constanza L, Speich Benjamin, Bullock Garrett, Damen Johanna A A, Hooft Lotty, Kirtley Shona, Riley Richard D, Van Calster Ben, Moons Karel G M, Collins Gary S 7 Jul 2022, In: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research. 6

Cochrane corner:Biomarkers to improve preoperative prediction of major cardiac outcomes after non-cardiac surgery

Vernooij Lisette M, van Klei Wilton A, Moons Karel Gm, van Waes Judith Ar, Damen Johanna Aag 5 Jul 2022, In: Heart (British Cardiac Society). 108 , p. 1257-1259 3 p.

Methodological conduct of prognostic prediction models developed using machine learning in oncology:a systematic review

Dhiman Paula, Ma Jie, Andaur Navarro Constanza L., Speich Benjamin, Bullock Garrett, Damen Johanna A.A., Hooft Lotty, Kirtley Shona, Riley Richard D., Van Calster Ben, Moons Karel G.M., Collins Gary S. 8 Apr 2022, In: BMC Medical Research Methodology. 22

Clinical prediction models for mortality in patients with covid-19:external validation and individual participant data meta-analysis

de Jong Valentijn M.T., Rousset Rebecca Z., Antonio-Villa Neftalí Eduardo, Buenen Arnoldus G., Van Calster Ben, Bello-Chavolla Omar Yaxmehen, Brunskill Nigel J., Curcin Vasa, Damen Johanna A.A., Fermín-Martínez Carlos A., Fernández-Chirino Luisa, Ferrari Davide, Free Robert C., Gupta Rishi K., Haldar Pranabashis, Hedberg Pontus, Korang Steven Kwasi, Kurstjens Steef, Kusters Ron, Major Rupert W., Maxwell Lauren, Nair Rajeshwari, Naucler Pontus, Nguyen Tri Long, Noursadeghi Mahdad, Rosa Rossana, Soares Felipe, Takada Toshihiko, van Royen Florien S., van Smeden Maarten, Wynants Laure, Modrák Martin, Asselbergs Folkert W., Linschoten Marijke, Moons Karel G.M., Debray Thomas P.A., , 2022, In: BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 378

The comparative and added prognostic value of biomarkers to the Revised Cardiac Risk Index for preoperative prediction of major adverse cardiac events and all-cause mortality in patients who undergo noncardiac surgery

Vernooij Lisette M, van Klei Wilton A, Moons Karel Gm, Takada Toshihiko, van Waes Judith, Damen Johanna Aag 21 Dec 2021, In: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2021 , p. 1-439

Risk of bias in studies on prediction models developed using supervised machine learning techniques:Systematic review

Andaur Navarro Constanza L., Damen Johanna A.A., Takada Toshihiko, Nijman Steven W.J., Dhiman Paula, Ma Jie, Collins Gary S., Bajpai Ram, Riley Richard D., Moons Karel G.M., Hooft Lotty 20 Oct 2021, In: The BMJ. 375 , p. 1-9

External Validation of Risk Prediction Models to Improve Selection of Patients for Carotid Endarterectomy

Poorthuis Michiel H F, Herings Reinier A R, Dansey Kirsten, Damen Johanna A A, Greving Jacoba P, Schermerhorn Marc L, de Borst Gert J 12 Oct 2021, In: Stroke. 53 , p. 87-99 13 p.

Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery - A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

de Vries Lisa H, Aykan Dilay, Lodewijk Lutske, Damen Johanna A A, Borel Rinkes Inne H M, Vriens Menno R Aug 2021, In: Frontiers in Endocrinology. 12 16 p.

Effectiveness of contact tracing apps for SARS-CoV-2:a rapid systematic review

Jenniskens Kevin, Bootsma Martin C J, Damen Johanna A A G, Oerbekke Michiel S, Vernooij Robin W M, Spijker René, Moons Karel G M, Kretzschmar Mirjam E E, Hooft Lotty 12 Jul 2021, In: BMJ Open. 11 , p. 1-14 22 p.

Reporting of prognostic clinical prediction models based on machine learning methods in oncology needs to be improved

Dhiman Paula, Ma Jie, Navarro Constanza Andaur, Speich Benjamin, Bullock Garrett, Damen Johanna Aa, Kirtley Shona, Hooft Lotty, Riley Richard D, Van Calster Ben, Moons Karel G M, Collins Gary S 29 Jun 2021, In: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 138 , p. 60-72 13 p.

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