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Amsterdam UMC, VUmc / GGZinGeest

Prof.Dr. Brenda Penninx

Principal Investigator NESDA,professor psychiatric epidemiology

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of Psychiatry, NESDA
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
Netherlands
T 020 788 5674 (secr.)

Interest
Course of  depressio and anxiety; Interacton mental and physical health; Biological determinants of psychopathology; Aging, depression in older age and determinants of physical limitations.

Link to the publications of B.W.J.H. Penninx.

Visit Brenda’s Personal Page at the VUmc research portal!

Prof.Dr. Aartjan Beekman, MD

Head department psychiatry, professor psychiatry

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T 020 788 4560 (secr.)

Interest
Psychiatric epidemiology, menatl health training

Link to the publications of A.T.F. Beekman.

Visit Aartjan Beekman’s Personal Page at the VUmc research portal!

Prof.Dr. Ton van Balkom, MD

Professor evidence-based psychiatry

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of psychiatry
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Interest
Evidence-based psychiatry; Diagnosis and  treatment of anxiety disorders; Comorbidity; Development and implementation of guidelines; Stepped Care

Link to the publications of A.J.L.M. van Balkom.

Visit Ton’s Personal Page on the EMGO website!

Prof. Dr. Patricia van Oppen

Professor psychotherapy in psychiatry

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of Psychiatry
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T 020 788 5639

Interest
Course of anxiety disorders/diagnostics; Specific validation of instruments, Initiating new intervention studies, Treatment and assessment of OCD.

Link to the publications of P. van Oppen.

Visit Patricia’s Personal Page on the EMGO website!

Prof.Dr. Jan Smit

Professor methodology of van longitudinal psychiatric studies

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of Psychiatry
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T 020 788 4535 (secr.)

Interest
Methodology; Data quality; Measurement errors; Longitudinal designs and methodology

Link to the publications of J.H. Smit.

Prof.Dr. Dick Veltman, MD

Professor psychiatry

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
PET-centrum
Postbus 7057
1007MB Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T 020 788 4555

Interest
Neuro-imaging of psychiatric disorders

Link to the publications of D.J. Veltman.

Prof. Dr. Pim Cuijpers

Head department Clinical Psychology VU, Professor clinical Psychology

Contact
VU University
Department of Clinical Psychology
Van der Boechorststraat 1
1081BT Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Interest
Causes of mood disorders, Prevention of psychiatric disorders; Psycholocal treatment depression; Depression in older age; Meta-analyses.

Link to the publications of P. Cuijpers.

Visit Pim’s Personal Page at the VU research portal!

Dr. Moji Aghajani

Postdoc researcher

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of psychiatry
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Interest
Psychiatric neuroimaging

Link to the publications of M. Aghajani.

Dr. Neeltje Batelaan, MD

Psychiatrist and senior researcher

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T 020 788 5795

Interest
Course of symtpos/diagnosis of anxiety; Comorbidity anxiety and depression; Longitudinal follow-up of patients with depression/anxiety (NEMESIS),  special focus on subthresholds

Link to the publications of N. Batelaan.

Visit Neeltje’s Personal Page on the EMGO website!

Dr. Mariska Bot

Senior researcher

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of Psychiatry
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T 020 788 4594

Interest
Depression and diabetes; Biology of depression and anxiety; Symptom dimensions of depression

Link to the publications of M. Bot.

Visit Mariska’s Personal Page on the EMGO website!

Dr. Stasja Draisma

Datamanager, methodologist

Contact
GGZ inGeest
Research department
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T 020 788 431

Link to the publications of S. Draisma.

Dr. Rick Jansen

Senior researcher

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of Psychiatry 
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Interest
Genetics of depression

Visit Rick’s Personal Page at the VUmc research portal!

Dr. Adriaan Hoogendoorn

Statistician

Contact
GGZ inGeest
Research department
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
T 020 788 4605

Link to the publications of A.W. Hoogendoorn.

Visit Adriaan’s Personal Page on the EMGO website!

Dr. Mandy Hu

Postdoc researcher

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of psychiatry
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Interest
The role of the autonomic nervous system in relation to stress, mental health and coronary disease.

Link to the publications of M.X. Hu.

Visit Mandy’s Personal Page on the EMGO website!

Dr. Femke Lamers

Senior researcher

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of psychiatry
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Link to the publications of F. Lamers.

Visit Femke’s Personal Page on the EMGO website!

Dr. Yuri Milaneschi

Senior researcher

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of Psychiatry
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Interest
Biological aspects of (late-life) depression

Link to the publications of Y. Milaneschi.

Dr. Laura Nawijn

Postdoc researcher

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of psychiatry
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Interest
Neurobiology of psychopathology; fear and reward; trauma / stress; neuroimaging; (epi)genetics

Link to the publications of L. Nawijn.

Visit Laura’s Personal Page on the EMGO website!

Dr. Wouter Peyrot, MD

Postdoc researcher and psychiatrist

Interest
Genetics of depression

Dr. Josine Verhoeven

Postdoc researcher

Contact
GGZ inGeest
Research department
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Interest
Depression, anxiety and cellular aging

Link to the publications of J.E. Verhoeven.

Visit Josine’s Personal Page on the EMGO website!

Drs. Denise Bijlenga

Researcher and en psychologist

Contact
PsyQ Haaglanden
Kenniscentrum ADHD voor volwassenen
Carel Reinierszkade 197
2593 HR Den Haag, The Netherlands

Interest
ADHD in adults

Link to the publications of D. Bijlenga.

Drs. Julia Binnewies

PhD student

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of psychiatry
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Interest
Identufying the effects of anxiety and depression on healthy (brain) aging. Involvement in LifeBrain project.

Drs. Sonia Difrancesco

PhD student

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Interest
Wearable sensor data in mental Health research (NESDA and RADAR-CNS)

 

 

Drs. Richard Dinga

PhD student

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of Psychiatry
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Mr. Merijn Eikelenboom

Project manager NESDA / PhD student

Contact
GGZ inGeest, Research & Innovation
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T 020 788 4615

Interest
Predicting suicidal behavior

Link to the publications of M. Eikelenboom.

Drs. Laura Han

PhD student

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of psychiatry
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Interest
Depression, metabolic factors and brain function/structure.

Drs. Hilde de Kluiver

PhD student

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Interest

Studying subtypes of depression, using several layers of omics data (e.g. genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics).

 

Drs. Bianca Lever- van Milligen

PhD student/coordinator field work

Contact
GGZ inGeest
Research & Innovation
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T 020 788 5679

Drs. Thomas Pattyn, MD

PhD student, psychiatrist in training

Contact
Universiteit van Antwerpen
Universiteitsplein 1, R3.22
2610 Wilrijk
Belgium

Interest
Clinical heterogeneity of panic disorder.

Link to the publications of T. Pattyn.

Drs. Ilja Saris, MD

PhD student, psychiatrist in training

Contact
GGZ inGeest
Onderzoek & Innovatie
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Interest
Social withdrawal

Drs. Eleonore van Sprang

PhD student

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of psychiatry
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Interest
Intergenerational transmission of depression and anxiety disorders. Data collection MARIO project.

Drs. Carisha Thesing

PhD student

Contact
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Department of psychiatry
Oldenaller 1
1081 HJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Interest
Metabolomics and depression.

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