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prof. dr. C.H. (Carla H.) van Gils

prof. dr. C.H. (Carla H.) van Gils

Full Professor
prof. dr. C.H. (Carla H.) van Gils
  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Julius Center Research Program Cancer

Research Programs

Strategic Program Cancer

Biography

Biography

Carla van Gils obtained her degree in Biomedical Health Sciences (1994) and her PhD degree in Epidemiology at Nijmegen University (1998). In 1998 she received a fellowship from the Dutch Cancer Society in with which she worked as a visiting scientist at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA in 1999 and 2000. From 2001 she works at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care. From 2014 - June 2021 Carla van Gils was the coordinator of the Cancer Research program of the Julius Center, management team member of the Epidemiology department and board member of the UMC Utrecht Cancer Research program. In October 2017 she was appointed Professor in Clinical Epidemiology of Cancer. Since June 2021 she combines her professorship with a position as director of the Dutch Cancer Society

Side Activities

  • Director of Dutch Cancer Society (KWF Kankerbestrijding)
  • Member of Breast Cancer Working Group European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
  • Member of the Dutch Association for Epidemiology (Vereniging voor Epidemiologie), Registration as Senior Epidemiologist (B) (SMBWO, 2001).

 

Fellowship and Awards

  1. 2009: Personal grant Dutch Cancer Society project ‘Early detection and prevention of breast cancer in women with dense breasts’
  2. 2009: Senior teacher of the year, Epidemiology department, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht
  3. 2007: Elisabeth Steyn Parvé personal development award (University Medical Center Utrecht). Two-year program to train and coach researchers in reaching academic top positions
  4. 1998: Epidemiological fellowship Dutch Cancer Society (1998) for proposal on gene-environment interactions in the etiology of cancer. This program included research projects in the Netherlands (6 months) and USA (1.5 years). Funding for a fellow (Van Gils, C.H.).

Research Output (269)

Impact of the suspension and restart of the Dutch breast cancer screening program on breast cancer incidence and stage during the COVID-19 pandemic

Eijkelboom Anouk H, de Munck Linda, Lobbes Marc B I, van Gils Carla H, Wesseling Jelle, Westenend Pieter J, Guerrero Paez Cristina, Pijnappel Ruud M, Verkooijen Helena M, Broeders Mireille J M, Siesling Sabine, okt 2021, In: Preventive Medicine. 151 , p. 106602 1 p.

Supplemental Breast MRI for Women with Extremely Dense Breasts:Results of the Second Screening Round of the DENSE Trial

Veenhuizen Stefanie G A, de Lange Stéphanie V, Bakker Marije F, Pijnappel Ruud M, Mann Ritse M, Monninkhof Evelyn M, Emaus Marleen J, de Koekkoek-Doll Petra K, Bisschops Robertus H C, Lobbes Marc B I, de Jong Mathijn D F, Duvivier Katya M, Veltman Jeroen, Karssemeijer Nico, de Koning Harry J, van Diest Paul J, Mali Willem P T M, van den Bosch Maurice A A J, van Gils Carla H, Veldhuis Wouter B, 16 mrt 2021, In: Radiology. 299 , p. 278-286 9 p.

Anti-Müllerian Hormone Levels and Risk of Cancer in Women

Verdiesen Renée M G, van Gils Carla H, Stellato Rebecca K, Verschuren W M Monique, Broekmans Frank J M, de Kat Annelien C, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Onland-Moret N Charlotte jan 2021, In: Maturitas. 143 , p. 216-222 7 p.

Indocyanine green versus technetium-99m with blue dye for sentinel lymph node detection in early-stage cervical cancer:A systematic review and meta-analysis

Baeten Ilse G.T., Hoogendam Jacob P., Jeremiasse Bernadette, Braat Arthur J.A.T., Veldhuis Wouter B., Jonges Geertruida N., Jürgenliemk-Schulz Ina M., van Gils Carla H., Zweemer Ronald P., Gerestein Cornelis G. 2021, In: Cancer Reports.

Subtyping Cutaneous Melanoma Matters

El Sharouni Mary-Ann, van Diest Paul Johannes, Witkamp Arjen Joost, Sigurdsson Vigfús, van Gils Carla Henrica dec 2020, In: JNCI cancer spectrum. 4 , p. 1-6

The Physiological MicroRNA Landscape in Nipple Aspirate Fluid:Differences and Similarities with Breast Tissue, Breast Milk, Plasma and Serum

Patuleia Susana I S, van Gils Carla H, Oneto Cao Angie M, Bakker Marije F, van Diest Paul J, van der Wall Elsken, Moelans Cathy B 2 nov 2020, In: International journal of molecular sciences. 21 , p. 1-17 17 p.

Oncology patients were found to understand and accept the Trials within Cohorts design

Young-Afat Danny A., Gal Roxanne, Gerlich Sophie, Burbach Johannes P.M., van der Velden Joanne M., van den Bongard Desireé H.J.G., Intven Martijn P.W., Kasperts Nicolien, May Anne M., van der Graaf Rieke, van Gils Carla H., Verkooijen Helena M. 31 okt 2020, In: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 130 , p. 135-142 8 p.

Lessons Learned from Setting Up a Prospective, Longitudinal, Multicenter Study with Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer

Patuleia Susana I S, Hagenaars Sophie C, Moelans Cathy B, Ausems Margreet G E M, van Gils Carla H, Tollenaar Rob A E M, van Diest Paul J, Mesker Wilma E, van der Wall Elsken 20 okt 2020, In: Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention. 30 , p. 441-449 9 p.

Blood pressure and risk of cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

Christakoudi Sofia, Kakourou Artemisia, Markozannes Georgios, Tzoulaki Ioanna, Weiderpass Elisabete, Brennan Paul, Gunter Marc, Dahm Christina C, Overvad Kim, Olsen Anja, Tjønneland Anne, Boutron-Ruault Marie-Christine, Madika Anne-Laure, Severi Gianluca, Katzke Verena, Kühn Tilman, Bergmann Manuela M, Boeing Heiner, Karakatsani Anna, Martimianaki Georgia, Thriskos Paschalis, Masala Giovanna, Sieri Sabina, Panico Salvatore, Tumino Rosario, Ricceri Fulvio, Agudo Antonio, Redondo-Sánchez Daniel, Colorado-Yohar Sandra M, Mokoroa Olatz, Melander Olle, Stocks Tanja, Häggström Christel, Harlid Sophia, Bueno-de-Mesquita Bas, van Gils Carla H, Vermeulen Roel C H, Khaw Kay-Tee, Wareham Nicholas J, Tong Tammy Y N, Freisling Heinz, Johansson Mattias, Lennon Hannah, Aune Dagfinn, Riboli Elio, Trichopoulos Dimitrios, Trichopoulou Antonia, Tsilidis Konstantinos K 15 mei 2020, In: International Journal of Cancer. 146 , p. 2680-2693 14 p.

Anti-Müllerian hormone levels and risk of cancer:A systematic review

Verdiesen Renée M.G., van Gils Carla H., van der Schouw Yvonne T., Onland-Moret N. Charlotte mei 2020, In: Maturitas. 135 , p. 53-67 15 p.

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