drs. K.C. (Karel) Smit

drs. K.C. (Karel) Smit

PHD Candidate - Medical
drs. K.C. (Karel) Smit
  • Julius Center, dept. Epidemiology & Health Economics

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Karel Smit finished his medical degree at the UMC Utrecht in 2016. He has worked as a medical doctor in psychiatry and internal medicine, before starting his internal medicine residency training in 2018 (Meander MC Amersfoort/UMC Utrecht). He paused this training in 2020 to work fulltime on his PhD research at the UMC Utrecht, Dept. of Medical Oncology, and the Julius Center, Dept. of Epidemiology.

The primary aim of his research is to generate evidence for individualized dietary and physical activity recommendations for patients with colorectal cancer. This project is part of the “Regio Deal Foodvalley”, program "Nutrition and Health, from early start to the old day", workpackage "Nutrition and Oncology".

Research Output (3)

Physical Activity Is Associated with Improved Overall Survival among Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Smit Karel C, Derksen Jeroen W G, Beets Geerard L O, Belt Eric J Th, Berbée Maaike, Coene Peter Paul L O, van Cruijsen Hester, Davidis Marjan A, Dekker Jan Willem T, van Dodewaard-de Jong Joyce M, Haringhuizen Annebeth W, Helgason Helgi H, Hendriks Mathijs P, Hoekstra Ronald, de Hingh Ignace H J T, IJzermans Jan N M, Janssen Johan J B, Konsten Joop L M, Los Maartje, Mekenkamp Leonie J M, Nieboer Peter, Peeters Koen C M J, Peters Natascha A J B, Pruijt Hans J F M, Quarles van Ufford-Mannesse Patricia, Rietbroek Ron C, Schiphorst Anandi H W, Schouten van der Velden Arjan, Schrauwen Ruud W M, Sie Mark P S, Sommeijer Dirkje W, Sonneveld Dirk J A, Stockmann Hein B A C, Tent Marleen, Terheggen Frederiek, Tjin-A-Ton Manuel L R, Valkenburg-van Iersel Liselot, van der Velden Ankie M T, Vles Wouter J, van Voorthuizen Theo, Wegdam Johannes A, de Wilt Johannes H W, Koopman Miriam, May Anne M, On Behalf Of The Plcrc Study Group 16 Feb 2022, In: Cancers. 14

A Regional Burden of Sequence-Level Variation in the 22q11.2 Region Influences Schizophrenia Risk and Educational Attainment

Breetvelt Elemi J., Smit Karel C., van Setten Jessica, Merico Daniele, Wang Xiao, Vaartjes Ilonca, Bassett Anne S., Boks Marco P.M., Szatmari Peter, Scherer Stephen W., Kahn René S., Vorstman Jacob A.S. 2022, In: Biological Psychiatry. 91 , p. 718-726 9 p.

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