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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 (192)

Opposite incidence trends for differentiated and medullary thyroid cancer in young dutch patients over a 30‐year time span

Lebbink Chantal A., van den Broek Medard F.M., Kwast Annemiek B.G., Derikx Joep P.M., Dierselhuis Miranda P., Kruijff Schelto, Links Thera P., van Trotsenburg A. S.Paul, Valk Gerlof D., Vriens Menno R., Verrijn Stuart Annemarie A., van Santen Hanneke M., Karim‐kos Henrike E. 2 okt 2021, In: Cancers. 13

Initiating Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor (pNET) Screening in Young MEN1 Patients:results from the DutchMEN Study Group

Klein Haneveld Mirthe J, van Treijen Mark J C, Pieterman Carolina R C, Dekkers Olaf M, van de Ven Annenienke, de Herder Wouter W, Zandee Wouter T, Drent Madeleine L, Bisschop Peter H, Havekes Bas, Vriens Menno R, Verrijn Stuart Annemarie A, Valk Gerlof D, van Leeuwaarde Rachel S 1 aug 2021, In: The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 106 , p. 3515-3525 11 p.

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.

The genomic landscape of 85 advanced neuroendocrine neoplasms reveals subtype-heterogeneity and potential therapeutic targets

van Riet Job, van de Werken Harmen J G, Cuppen Edwin, Eskens Ferry A L M, Tesselaar Margot, van Veenendaal Linde M, Klümpen Heinz-Josef, Dercksen Marcus W, Valk Gerlof D, Lolkema Martijn P, Sleijfer Stefan, Mostert Bianca 29 jul 2021, In: Nature Communications. 12 , p. 1-14

A blood-based polyamine signature associated with MEN1 duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine tumor progression

Fahrmann Johannes F, Wasylishen Amanda R, Pieterman Carolina R C, Irajizad Ehsan, Vykoukal Jody, Murage Eunice, Wu Ranran, Dennison Jennifer B, Krishna Hansini, Peterson Christine B, Lozano Guillermina, Zhao Hua, Do Kim-Anh, Halperin Daniel M, Agarwal Sunita K, Blau Jenny E, Del Rivero Jaydira, Nilubol Naris, Walter Mary F, Welch James M, Weinstein Lee S, Vriens Menno R, van Leeuwaarde Rachel S, van Treijen Mark J C, Valk Gerlof D, Perrier Nancy D, Hanash Samir M 28 jul 2021, In: The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 106 , p. E4969-E4980

Children with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B:Not tall and marfanoid, but short with normal body proportions

van den Broek Medard F M, van Santen Hanneke M, Valk Gerlof D, Verrijn Stuart Annemarie A 23 jun 2021, In: Clinical Endocrinology. 95 , p. 453-459 7 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

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1:Latest Insights

Brandi Maria Luisa, Agarwal Sunita K., Perrier Nancy D., Lines Kate E., Valk Gerlof D., Thakker Rajesh V. 1 apr 2021, In: Endocrine reviews. 42 , p. 133-170 38 p.

Growth Patterns in Children With Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B: Small Stature in Childhood

van den Broek Medard, van Santen HM, Valk GD, Verrijn Stuart Annemarie A 20 mrt 2021,

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.

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