Jump to top menu Jump to main menu Jump to content
Afbeelding vrouw als foto ontbreekt

J.L. (Jendé) Zijlmans

PhD student

Profile page of J.L. (Jendé) Zijlmans, PhD student at Erasmus MC

  • Department
  • Epidemiology
  • Focus area
  • Medicine, Epidemiology, neuroepidemiology, psychiatric epidemiology, medical sciences



Currently working as a PhD candidate at the department of Epidemiology. My research focus is cognitive and brain reserve in the elderly population. My current projects are embedded within the population based Rotterdam study.

Field(s) of expertise

Medicine, Epidemiology, neuroepidemiology, psychiatric epidemiology, medical sciences.

Overall objectives
1) To study trajectories of reserve across the entire lifespan.
2) To investigate factors that shape reserve in early life.
3) To investigate factors that determine onset and early loss of reserve

Education and career

2018-current, Erasmus Medical Center:
MSc Epidemiology 

2018-current, Erasmus Medical Center:
PhD candidate dept. Epidemiology

2016-2018, Amsterdam UMC, location AMC and VUmc:
Researcher and clinical doctor dept. neurosurgery

2010-2016, Amsterdam UMC, location AMC:
BSc and MSc Medicine


Teaching activities

Supervising research master students.

Other positions

ENIGMA consortium (Major depressive disorder).

My Groups