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M.M.E. (Myrthe) Jongsma

Research Physician



I am currently working as a PhD student at the department of Paediatric Gastroenterology. My research project is aimed at improving treatment for children with inflammatory bowel disease, a condition in which children have chronic inflammation of the bowel, and what requires an adequate immunosuppressive treatment to be quiescent.

Education and career

Master degree in Medicine - Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden University


The use of biosimilars in paediatric inflammatory bowel disease. 
Jongsma MME, Vulto A, de Ridder L. (2017). Curr Opin Pediatr. 2017 Oct;29(5):560-565.