Team

Bart Smeets PhD

Jennifer Eymael MSc

Laura Miesen MSc

Principal Investigator

Assistant-professor and group leader of the nephropathology research group of the Radboudumc.

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
molecular processes mediating glomerulosclerosis

Jitske Jansen PhD

Fieke Mooren BSc

Brigith Willemsen BSc

Postdoctoral fellow

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

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

Tijmen van den Berge, MSc

Roy Wetzels, BSc

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PhD candidate

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

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 researcher

Jenny Eymael MSc

PhD candidate

Laura Miesen MSc

PhD candidate

Fieke Mooren BSc

Research Technician

Brigith Willemsen BSc

Research Technician

Tijmen van den Berge MSc

PhD candidate

Roy Wetzels BSc

Graduate student

Henry Dijkman PhD

Research Associate

Eric Steenbergen MD PhD

Pathologist