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Jennifer Meessen

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jennifer meessenAfter performing a one-year internship in Italy, Jennifer returned to the Netherlands to start her PhD in the departments Orthopaedics and Molecular Epidemiology on the first of September 2013. Functioning as a bridge between different departments, her research will be focussed on predicting outcome after joint replacing operations by combining clinical data with more fundamental data on biomarkers and genes.

Education: 2010 – 2013 Research Master “Lifestyle and Chronic Disorders”, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 2012 – 2013; One year internship at Azienda Sanitaria Locale in Varese, Italy. Subjects: “Risk factors for mortality after proximal femoral fracture” and “Screening Programmes for Colon Cancer”.  2011 – 2012; Board member of fraternity “Erasmus Student Network Amsterdam”, a fraternity for International exchange students. 2007 – 2010 Bachelor “Biomedical Science”, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 2010; Three month internship at the Institute for Cardiovascular Research, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre Amsterdam, The Netherlands Thesis subject: “Histochemical Demonstration of Uncoupling of Oxidative Phosphorylation in Hypertrophied Heart”


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