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University Medical Center Groningen

prof. dr. W.J.E. Tissing

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Wim Tissing is pediatric oncologist and professor of supportive care in childhood oncology, and works in both the Princess Maxima Center for pediatric oncology in Utrecht and the  University Medical Center Groningen. After his PhD in 2006 he started his translational research line on Supportive care in pediatric oncology in Groningen, and he continues this work in Utrecht. In the UMCG he chairs the dept of pediatric oncology / hematology and immunology, and has a translational research line gastro-intestinal mucositis. In the Princess Máxima Center he chairs the supportive care group, which involves both patient care and research, infectious complications in the treatment of children with cancer  and nutrition during treatment. Lastly, he translates results from research into clinical practice using Clinical Practice Guidelines and he does studies to improve care. He got grants from KIKA, Dutch Cancer Society, stichting ODAS and the SKOG and (has) supervises (-ed) 24 PhD students on different projects.

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