Latest News

  •  November, 2021: Recently, Karin Nuijens and Pei Pei Che, two of our PhD students have been awarded a Young Investigator Award by the European Radiation Research Society. This allows them to present their work at the 46th ERRS Annual Meeting which will take place in Caen, France, from November 26th until November 30th 2021.
  • September, 2021: This month, the recently purchased CellRad compact benchtop X-ray irradiator arrived at the VUmc location. The radiobiology labs at both locations now have the same irradiator at their disposal. This further adds to our function as radiation facility for researchers at Amsterdam UMC. Acquisition of the CellRad has been made possible by financial support of the Cancer Center Amsterdam.
  • April, 2021: Recently, Arlene Oei was interviewed by Olijf, the Dutch Network for women with gynaecological cancer. You can read the interview here (article only in Dutch)'.
  • Apr 13, 2021: Dr. A.L. Oei is part of a project team that received a 600k (€) grant from the Dutch Cancer Society. The department of Radiation Oncology received over 1 million Euro's in total from the DCS for research.
  • March 25, 2021: Last week, all three PI's gave lectures in the course 'Radiobiology and Medical Applications of Radiation' which is part of the education programme 'Radiation protection expert at the level of the General Coordinating Expert'. What a great opportunity to share our knowledge.
  • Feb 24, 2021: Today, we had a farewell party for our technician Jaap vd Berg who will retire this month. We are sad to loose this great colleague who has contributed so much to our radiobiology group. At the same time, we wish him all the best for the next phase of his life with his friends and family.
  • Jan 12, 2021: Today, our esteemed colleague dr. Klaas Franken started his retirement. There are no words to describe his contribution to the Amsterdam radiobiology group specifically, and the international research field of radiobiology in general. We wish him all the best and hope that we can occasionally still rely on his tremendous knowledge and valuable feedback.
  • Oct 4, 2020: On thursday, October 1st, our technician Jaap vd Berg celebrated his 40th work-anniversary. Congrats to him for this achievement and a huge amount of gratitude for everything he has done for the radiobiology group all these years.
  • Oct 4, 2020: On thursday, October 1st, our technician Jaap vd Berg celebrated his 40th work-anniversary. Congrats to him for this achievement and a huge amount of gratitude for everything he has done for the radiobiology group all these years.
  • Sept 22, 2020: Dr. A.L. Oei is part of the project team that received a 600k (€) grant from the Dutch Cancer Society. The department of Radiation Oncology received approximately 1.8 million Euro's in total from the DCS for research.
  • Sept 18, 2020: As of January 2021, Dr. P. Sminia is appointed as vice-president of the European Radiation Research Society (ERRS).