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Research projects (195)


Biomarkers are substances measurable in blood that can reflect disease processes in the body and can therefore be helpfull to estimate the prognosis of patients.

Biological Registry

The Immune Mediated Inflammatory Diseases (IMID) Registry is a collaboration between the departments of Rheumatology, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Immunology and the Hospital Pharmacy. The registry is set up as a value-based healthcare initiative for patients with IMIDs, but we also monitor side-effects in an uniform way. The IMID Registry is a healthcare research project, which means that the outcomes of the study are directly implemented into daily practice, and not primarily meant to answer a scientific research question.

Biomechanics in Congenital Cardiology

We aim to unravel the etiology of cardiovascular complications in patients with congenital heart disease and to advance personalized treatment of these patients.

Bone shape of the patellofemoral joint

Influence of bone shape on patellofemoral pain and osteoarthritis.

BRain development, Imaging trajectories and Deviations in brain morpholoGy in the pEdiatric population; BRIDGing thE gap (BRIDGE gap study)

Developing clinically relevant growth charts for global and regional brain regions in children from 6 to 15 years of age; and evaluating variations in brain development.



Targeted microbubble vibrations to accurately diagnose and treat cardiac device-related bacterial biofilm infections (ERC starting grant Kooiman)


Drug delivery through microbubbles: the quest for the missing link (VIDI Kooiman)

CAM Study

Assessment of central airways mechanics using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and bronchoscopy: a comparison.

Carcinosarcoma of the Uterus

A prospective observational study in patients with carcinosarcoma of the uterus (CSU) in South-West Netherlands.

Chair / bedside diagnosis of oral / respiratory tract infections identification of antibiotic resistances for personalized monitoring and treatment (DIAGORAS).

The DIAGORAS project is an EU H2020-funded project that was established to develop a rapid diagnostic ‘point-of-care’ device for detecting respiratory and dental infections.


Risk prediction, screening and therapy of breast cancer in women from CHEK2 c.1100delC families in the Netherlands.