Benelux 2020

Below is a selection of speaker from our 2019 forum, we will begin building the agenda for 2020 in late 2019. For information about speaking opportunities or to submit an abstract please email Amanda Rafferty amandarafferty@precisionmedicineoforum.com

Benelux 2019 Speakers

Jan-Eric Slot

Jan-Eric Slot, MBMBA MScCHCIO, is the former CIO &Chief Medical Information Officer and member of the Executive Board at Bernhoven Hospital since December 2013....

Anouk Waeytens

Anouk Waeytens is working as a senior expert in pharmaceuticals at the Pharmaceutical Policy department of the Belgian National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance...

Terry Vrijenhoek

Terry obtained his Ph.D. on the genetic background of schizophrenia at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre (RUNMC), the Netherlands....

Rianne Fijten

Rianne Fijten is a clinical data scientist at Maastro Clinic and Maastricht University whose goal is to make patients’ lives easier through data science...

Eric Sijbrands

Eric Sijbrands is full professor of vascular medicine at the Erasmus MC, the university hospital, in Rotterdam....

An Hendrix

An Hendrix is assistant professor at Ghent University and group leader at the Cancer Research Institute Ghent (CRIG)....

Dr Stefan Willems

Dr Stefan Willems was trained in medicine (2003 cum laude Catholic University Leuven) with a PhD in molecular pathology (2010, Leiden University) and specialized in pathology (2011, LUMC)....

Dr James Creeden

Dr. Creeden is International Medical Director for Foundation Medicine, responsible for medical strategy outside the US....

Jeroen Beliën

Associate professor Jeroen Beliën is a computer scientist (medical informatics) with special interest in image processing and image analysis within the field of cancer research....

Dr Marielle van Gijn

Dr. M.E. van Gijn is Clinical Laboratory Geneticist and a member of staff of the genome diagnostic laboratory of the department of Genetics at the University Medical Centre (UMC) Groningen....

Frank Valk

Frank Valk now works for Philips VitalHealth which is part of Royal Philips. Speaker at Benelux Precision Medicine Forum 2019...

Prof Dr Martina Cornel

Prof Dr Martina Cornel, Professor of Community Genetics & Public Health Genomics, Amsterdam UMC & Co-chair ZONMW Consortium Ethical, Legal and Social Issues of Personalized Medicine...

Dr. Jingyuan Fu

Dr. Jingyuan Fu, is a professor of systems medicine in the University Medical Centre Groningen, the Netherlands, with a focus on integrative genomics....

Tessel Rigter PhD

Tessel Rigter PhD, is a researcher focussing on implementation of Personalised Medicine. Since then, she has worked at the National Institute of Public Health,...

Manuel Mateo Goyet

Manuel Mateo is since July 2017 Member of the Cabinet of Commissioner Gabriel who is in charge of the Digital Economy and Society portfolio at the European Commission....

Dick Willems

Dick Willems has practiced for 15 years as a general practitioner. He also graduated as a philosopher and obtained a PhD in Philosophy....

Dr Mahsa Shabani

Mahsa Shabani is a FWO Postdoctoral researcher at Center for Biomedical Ethics and Law, University of Leuven. She holds a Bachelor degree in Law...

Nigel Hughes

Nigel Hughes has a thirty-five year career spanning the NHS in the UK, NGOs and patient organisations and within the pharmaceutical industry....

Frank E. Rademakers

Chief Medical Technology and Innovation Officer at the University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium. He was trained as a cardiologist at the University of Antwerp...

Wouter de Laat

Wouter de Laat is group leader at the Hubrecht Institute, Oncode principle investigator, professor of Biomedical Genomics at University Medical Center Utrecht...

Oliver S. Gassner

is responsible for driving Bayer’s Digital Health related intelligence, partnering, and business development across EMEA...

Dr. Jeroen de Ridder

The de Ridder lab is the bioinformatics research group of the Center for Molecular Medicine at the University Medical Center Utrecht....

Harald Schmidt

With a double degree in Medicine and Pharmacy, Harald Schmidt has a passion for systems medicine, i.e. to re-define what we call "disease"......

Prof. François Fuks

François Fuks, is full professor of Epigenetics at the ULB-Université libre de Bruxelles (Brussels, Belgium). After a training in molecular biology at the ULB (Faculty of Sciences),...

Aridaman Pandit

Dr. Aridaman Pandit did his Bachelors in Bioinformatics from Vellore Institute of Technology, India (2003-2007) and PhD in computational biology from Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology...

Alain van Gool

Alain van Gool is professor Personalized Healthcare at the Radboud university medical center and applied biomarker scientist at Netherlands Institute for Applied Scientific Research....

“…an inspiring and interesting forum. It is the must attend conference for precision medicine in the region.”Eurofins