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Chronic airway diseases epidemiology

Mission

Study the aetiology and progression of chronic airway diseases, with an emphasis on genetic susceptibility and gene - environment interactions.

Assets

  • Vlagtwedde_Vlaardingen cohort study
  • Doetinchem cohort study
  • EC  Respiratory Health Survey I+II
  • PIAMA cohort study
  • APHEA I+II
  • Asthma patients cohorts
  • TRAILS
  • LifeLines
  • COPACETIC (FP7)
  • GABRIEL (FP6)

Senior staff
Name Title and collaboration E-mail address Topic
Marike Boezen

Full Professor

Unit chair

h.m.boezen@ucmg.nl Chronic pulmonary diseases; genetic epidemiology, epigenetics, exposures
Judith Vonk Assistant professor j.m.vonk@umcg.nl Longitudinal data analysis: Etiology and course of asthma and COPD; Lifelines
Ronald Stolk Professor, honorary appointment r.p.stolk@rug.nl Center for Information Technology, University Groningen
Jan Schouten

Assistant professor, honorary appointment

Medical ethical committee UMCG
Noha Hooiveld - El-Baz Coordinator Education n.elbaz@umcg.nl Scientific training, education coordinator
Diana van der Plaat Postdoc Genetics and epigenetics of COPD
Thomas Wieringa Postdoc t.h.wieringa@umcg.nl E-learning Epidemiology
Maaike de Vries Postdoc m.de.vries04@umcg.nl (Epi)genetics of COPD and ageing
PhD students Collaboration
Alireza Abdollahi Digestive system diseases unit m.abdollahi@umcg.nl The disease course in autoimmune hepatitis
Thomas Pereira Bernardes Patient-centered HTA unit; Obstetrics UMCG, AMC t.p.c.h.pereira.bernardes@umcg.nl Risk of hypertensive pregnancy complications
Qing Chen Pathology, UMCG q.chen@umcg.nl Functional studies on novel COPD susceptibility genes for environmental exposures.
Omar Faruque Health Sciences m.o.faruque@umcg.nl Occupational exposures and general health outcomes
Tesfa Habtewold Digestive system diseases unit, Psychiatry, UMCG t.d.habtewold@umcg.nl Latent class analyses to distinghuish subgroups in heterogeneous outcomes
Bruce Kirenga General Practice and Elderly Care Medicine, UMCG Asthma in Uganda
Kebede Misgina Patient-centered HTA unit: Pediatrics UMCG, Danone k.h.misgina@umcg.nl Transgenerational malnutrition in early life in Northern Ethiopia
Maartje Nieuwenhuis Pulmonology m.a.e.nieuwenhuis@umcg.nl Genetics of different asthma phenotypes
Elnaz Naderi Digestive system diseases unit e.naderi@umcg.nl Genome and genemics of radio-sensitivity in indivudualized prediction of radiotoxicity
Thomas Pereira Bernardes Patient-centered HTA unit; Obstetrics UMCG, AMC
Diana van der Plaat Pulmonology, Genetics d.a.van.der.plaat@umcg.nl (Epi)genetics and exposures of COPD
Mirjam Roffel Pathology h.roffel@umcg.nl MicroRNAs in obstructive airway diseases
Nynke Spinder Life style medicine unit, EUROCAT, Genetics, UMCG n.spinder@umcg.nl Occupational exposures and congenital anomalies in the offspring
Rikstje Wiersma Human Movement Sciences r.wiersma@umcg.nl Physical activity in childhood overweight across cultures
Last modified:12 September 2019 4.27 p.m.