prof. dr. P.J. (Paul) van Diest
prof. dr. P.J. (Paul) van Diest
- Department of Pathology
Paul J van Diest has been a dedicated cancer researcher since the start of his career, obtaining numerous grants a.o. from the NIH and the Dutch Cancer Society. He studied Medicine, did his PhD and pathology residency at the VU University medical center (VUMC) in Amsterdam. After obtaining his Board certification in Pathology in 1996, he became Consultant Pathologist at the Department of Pathology of the VUMC. In 1999 he was appointed Associate Professor and in 2001 to full Professor. In 2003 he moved to Utrecht to become Head of the Department of Pathology at the University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU) where he is currently still working. He is Adjunct Professor of Oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Oncology Center at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, USA. He serves on the editorial board of >20 international journals. He has been active in the board as secretary and president of several international societies. He has published >900 papers in peer reviewed journals, personally supervised 87 PhD theses, and has an H-index of 97. The main theme of his research is finding ways for prevention, optimized diagnosis and cure of breast cancer, both the male and female forms. He is also active in the field of implementing digital pathology and AI.
From all these activitites for the UMC Utrecht there never is personal income, or - if there is a fee - it is for the department of pathology of Utrecht.
Adjunct Professor of Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Oncology Center at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, USA
Member of the Digital Pathology advisory board of PAIGE.
Editorial board activities
World Journal of Surgical Procedures
Member of the Editorial Board of Recent Patents on Biomarkers
Member of the Editorial Board of the Chinese Journal of Clinicians
Associate editor of BMC Cancer
Member of the Editorial Board of Pathology Research International
Member of the Editorial Board of The Open Plastic Surgery Journal
Member of the Editorial Board of The Open Prostate Journal
Member of the Editorial Board of Laboratory Investigation
Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research
Member of the Editorial Board of Biotechnic and Histochemistry
Member of the Editorial Board of Analytical and Quantitative Cytology and Histology
Academic Editor of PlosOne
Associate editor of the Journal of Case Reports in Medicine
Member of the Editorial Board of World Journal of Medical Genetics
Member of the Editorial Board of World Journal of Clinical Urology
Member of the Editorial Board of World Journal of Surgical Procedures
Member of the Editorial Board of Current Biomarker Findings
2005- Member of the breast cancer advisory board of Astra Zenica
2008- Member of the Digital Pathology advisory board of Philips.
2013- Member of the Advisory Council of the Breast Cancer Society Netherlands (BVN)
2014- Member of the advisory board of PathXL
2015- Member of the advisory board of Sectra
Invited Speaker on (Inter)National Meetings 121 in 2003-2019: 1 only 2018-9 below for brevity reasons
Sol Goldman Think-Tank Meeting on Artificial Intelligence as Applied to Pancreatic Cancer. Baltimore, MD, USA, April 16, 2018. Invited speaker.
11th joint meeting of the British Division of the International Academy of Pathology and the Pathological Society of Great Britain & Ireland. Maastricht, The Netherlands, June 19-22 2018. Invited speaker.
30th European Congress of Pathology, Bilbao, Spain, September 8-12, 2018. Invited speaker.
Hans Peterse Lecture at the NKI breast cancer symposium 2018. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 31, 2018. Invited speaker.
Digital pathology in daily practice: The current status and the future. Utrecht, The Netherlands, November 2 2018. Organizer, speaker.
84th Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Pathology. Lugano, Switzerland, November 10, 2018. Invited speaker.
European Congress of Radiology. Vienna, Austria, Febuary 27-March 3, 2019. Invited speaker.
Artificial Intelligence in 2019: Where we are now. London UK, March 22, 2019. Invited speaker.
1e Wad 'n Workshop: Mammacarcinoom, Terschelling, The Netherlands, March 24-26. Invited speaker.
European Working Group of Breast Screening Pathologists. Dublin, Ireland, March 29 2019. Invited speaker.
Pathology week. Veenendaal, The Netherlands, April 9-12. Invited speaker.
5th Digital Pathology & AI congress: USA. NYC, NY, USA. June 13-14, 2019. Invited speaker
1 NVvO Dutch Society of Oncology
2 ODDP, Oncology Drug Development in Practice
3 University of Siena
OncoMark Ltd. Dublin, Ireland, Euro 15,000
Samantree Medical SA, Lausanne, Switzerland, Euro 18.000
"DDX3 as a biomarker for cancer and methods related thereto", in relation with Natsar Pharmaceuticals
Fellowship and Awards
Dutch Cancer Society (KWF)
Health Care Efficiency Research Programme of The Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (ZonMw)
Research Output (1024)
Aubreville Marc, Wilm Frauke, Stathonikos Nikolas, Breininger Katharina, Donovan Taryn A, Jabari Samir, Veta Mitko, Ganz Jonathan, Ammeling Jonas, van Diest Paul J, Klopfleisch Robert, Bertram Christof A Dec 2023, In: Scientific data. 10
Bakhuis Carsten F.J., Suelmann Britt B.M., van Dooijeweert Carmen, Moelans Cathy B., van der Wall Elsken, van Diest Paul J. 25 Oct 2023, In: Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 167
Makineli Seher, van Wijnbergen Jan Willem M, Vriens Menno R, van Diest Paul J, Witkamp Arjen J 1 Aug 2023, In: BJS open. 7
Makineli Seher, Filipe Mando D., Vriens Menno R., Van Diest Paul, Witkamp Arjen J. 1 Aug 2023, In: Breast Care. 18 , p. 256-261 6 p.
Ter Steege Eline J, Doornbos Loes W, Haughton Peter D, van Diest Paul J, Hilkens John, Derksen Patrick W B, Bakker Elvira R M 1 Aug 2023, In: Cancer Letters. 568 , p. 1-10
Randolph Matthew E, Afifi Marwa, Gorthi Aparna, Weil Rachel, Wilky Breelyn A, Weinreb Joshua, Ciero Paul, Ter Hoeve Natalie, van Diest Paul J, Raman Venu, Bishop Alexander J R, Loeb David M 10 Jun 2023, p. 1-40
Flach Rachel N, Stathonikos Nikolas, Nguyen Tri Q, Ter Hoeve Natalie D, van Diest Paul J, van Dooijeweert Carmen 7 Jun 2023, In: BMJ Open. 13
Conversano Angelica, Abbaci Muriel, van Diest Paul, Roulot Aurélie, Falco Giuseppe, Ferchiou Malek, Coiro Saverio, Richir Milan, Genolet Pierre-Michel, Clement Carine, Casiraghi Odile, Lahkdar Aicha Ben, Labaied Nizard, Ragazzi Moira, Mathieu Marie-Christine 1 Jun 2023, In: BJS open. 7
Baidoshvili Alexi, Khacheishvili Mariam, van der Laak Jeroen A.W.M., van Diest Paul J. Mar 2023, In: Pathology International. 73 , p. 127-134 8 p.
Ter Maat Laurens S, van Duin Isabella A J, Elias Sjoerd G, Leiner Tim, Verhoeff Joost J C, Arntz Eran R A N, Troenokarso Max F, Blokx Willeke A M, Isgum Ivana, de Wit Geraldine A, van den Berkmortel Franchette W P J, Boers-Sonderen Marye J, Boomsma Martijn F, van den Eertwegh Fons J M, de Groot Jan Willem B, Piersma Djura, Vreugdenhil Art, Westgeest Hans M, Kapiteijn Ellen, van Diest Paul J, Pluim Josien P W, de Jong Pim A, Suijkerbuijk Karijn P M, Veta Mitko 24 Feb 2023, In: European Journal of Cancer. 185 , p. 167-177 11 p.