Team

Bart Smeets PhD

Jitske Jansen PhD

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator and group leader of the nephropathology research group of the Radboudumc.

Project leader / Postdoctoral fellow

Jitske is an expert on renal stem cell biology, bioengineering of kidney tubules and iPSC-derived kidney organoids cultures.

Jennifer Eymael MSc

Laura Miesen MSc

Tijmen van den Berge, MSc

PhD candidate

Jennifer is a medical biologist.
Her research focuses on the molecular processes driving kidney tubule injury and repair

PhD candidate

Laura is a medical biologist. Her research focuses on identifying the cellular and molecular processes mediating glomerulosclerosis

PhD candidate

Tijmen is a biomedical scientist. His research focuses on iPSC derived podocyte analysis and treatment of podocytopenia in idiopathic nephrotic syndrome

Martijn van den Broek MSc

Fieke Mooren BSc

Brigith Willemsen BSc

PhD candidate

Martijn is a medical biologist. Martijn investigates the molecular targets regulated by prednisone that are essential for successful podocyte recovery.

Team leader / Research Technician

Fieke is a research technician with a background in biochemistry & histology
and cell culture.

Research Technician

Brigith is a research technician with a background in histology and electron microscopy

Roy Wetzels, BSc

Graduate student

Roy is a biochemical researcher. His project focuses on the generation of human parietal epithelial cell lines

Associates

Henry Dijkman PhD

Eric Steenbergen MD PhD

Senior Researcher

Dr. Dijkman is scientific researcher & lecturer at Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen & Erasmus University Rotterdam

Eric Steenbergen

Pathologist

Dr. Steenbergen works since 2001 as nephropathologist at the Radboudumc in Nijmegen.

Bart Smeets PhD

Principal investigator

Jitske Jansen PhD

Post-doctoral fellow / Project leader

Jenny Eymael MSc

PhD candidate

Laura Miesen MSc

PhD candidate

Tijmen van den Berge MSc

PhD candidate

Martijn van den Broek MSc

PhD candidate

Fieke Mooren BSc

Research Technician / Team leader

Brigith Willemsen BSc

Research Technician

Roy Wetzels BSc

Graduate student

Henry Dijkman PhD

Research Associate

Eric Steenbergen MD PhD

Pathologist