People

Staff

Esther Phielix

Esther Phielix

The research of Esther Phielix, Ph.D. focuses at the improvement of key metabolic disturbances seen in type 2 diabetes. Skeletal muscle and liver are of great interest because of their critically important contribution in maintaining physical function...
Patrick Schrauwen

Patrick Schrauwen

Patrick Schrauwen, PhD (1971) is Professor of Metabolic aspects of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus at the NUTRIM school for Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism. In his multidisciplinary team, Dr. Schrauwen combines cellular and molecular...
Matthijs Hesselink

Matthijs Hesselink

Matthijs K.C. Hesselink, Ph.D. Professor of Human Movement Sciences Maastricht University   Prof. Matthijs Hesselink (1968) received his M.Sc. degree in Human Movement Sciences from the faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University. In 1997...
Joris Hoeks

Joris Hoeks

Dr. Joris Hoeks (1978) started his study Health Sciences in 1997, with a specialty in Human Movement Sciences at Maastricht University, where he graduated in 2001.
Vera Schrauwen

Vera Schrauwen

Dr. Vera Schrauwen-Hinderling was born on July 15, 1973 in Affoltern a.A., Switzerland. After graduating secundary school at the Gymnasium in Oberwil (BL), Switzerland, she studied Biology (with specialization in chemistry) at the ETH in Zürich, Switzerland ...
Lucas Lindeboom

Lucas Lindeboom

Lucas Lindeboom was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on June 10th  1984. He started his studies Biomedical Engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in 2006 and received his Bachelor’s Degree in 2009, after which he enrolled in th...
Bas Havekes

Bas Havekes

Dr. B. Havekes studied Medicine at Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands and graduated in 2000 (cum laude). From 2001 to 2007 he was trained in general Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at the Leiden University Medical Center. In 2008 he obtained...

Technicians

Bas Dautzenberg

Bas Dautzenberg

Bas Dautzenberg was born on November 4th 1990 in Heerlen, The Netherlands. In 2008 he started the bachelor Life Sciences at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences with a specialization in Biology and Medical Laboratory research. After completing the bachelor...
Esther Kornips

Esther Kornips

Esther was born in Beegden, the Netherlands, on March 13 in 1973. After the secondary education, she started in 1989 her intermediate vocational education on laboratory work, with the main subject clinical chemistry and haematology.
Gert Schaart

Gert Schaart

Dr. Gert Schaart started in the research group of Prof. Dr. Matthijs Hesselink and Prof. Dr. Patrick Schrauwen his job as technician at the Department of Human Movement Sciences of the University Maastricht, in December 1999.
Johanna Jörgensen

Johanna Jörgensen

J ohanna Jorgensen was born in Stockholm, Sweden. 1997 she started her studies in Molecular Biology at Stockholm University from which she graduated in 2001. Immediately after obtaining her master degree, she started her PhD studies and obtained a Licentiate...
Manon Koster

Manon Koster

Manon Koster was born on the 3rd of June in 1997. In 2015, she started her bachelor Biomedical Sciences at Maastricht University, specializing in Human Movement Sciences. Her bachelor thesis focused on protein and resistance training in prostate cancer...
Stephanie Huysmans

Stephanie Huysmans

Stephanie Huysmans was born on the 13th of August in 1991 and grew up in Eijsden. In 2012, she finished her bachelor Health Sciences at the Maastricht University, with a specialization in Movement Sciences and Biological Health Sciences. Her bachelor's...

Post-docs

Marlies de Ligt

Marlies de Ligt

Marlies de Ligt studied Nutrition and Health at Wageningen University.
Anne Gemmink

Anne Gemmink

Anne Gemmink was born on 8th of January 1989 in Naarden, the Netherlands.
Ciarán Fealy

Ciarán Fealy

Dr. Ciarán Fealy received a Bachelor of Science in Sport and Exercise Sciences in 2009 from the University of Limerick in Ireland and subsequently earned a PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology from Kent State University, Ohio in 2016 for the dissertation ...
Emmani Nascimento

Emmani Nascimento

Dr. Emmani Nascimento (1981) earned a MSc in Biopharmaceutical Sciences from Leiden University in 2004. Subsequently he joined the department of Molecular Cell Biology to start his PhD project under supervision of professor Margriet Ouwens, professor...
Jeroen van der Velde

Jeroen van der Velde

Jeroen van der Velde was born in 1986 in Breda, the Netherlands.In 2004 he started the Bachelor of Health Sciences at Maastricht University. After graduation, he finished the Master of Physical Activity and Health, also at Maastricht University. As part...
Tineke van de Weijer

Tineke van de Weijer

Tineke van de Weijer (MD, PhD) was born on the 31st of August 1984 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. She studied Medicine at Maastricht University. During her studies, she followed an International Trajectory (ITG), including an extracurricular course on...
Yvonne Bruls

Yvonne Bruls

Yvonne Bruls (MSc) was born in Heerlen, the Netherlands, on July 27th 1990.

PhD students

Anna Veelen

Anna Veelen

Anna Veelen was born on December 9th 1994 in Westervoort, the Netherlands. In 2013, she started the bachelor Biomedical Sciences at Maastricht University, specialising in Biological Health Sciences. During her bachelor thesis she focused on the relationship...
Carlijn Remie

Carlijn Remie

Carlijn Remie was born in Sittard, the Netherlands, on 12th March 1991. In 2009 she started the Bachelor Nutrition and Dietetics at the HAN University of Applied Sciences in Nijmegen, with the specialization Clinical Nutrition. After completing her...
Charlotte Andriessen

Charlotte Andriessen

Charlotte Andriessen started her academic career in 2011 at Maastricht University, where she studied the Bachelor of Health Sciences with a specialization in Human Biology. After completing the bachelor, she enrolled in the master program Nutrition and...
Daniel Doligkeit

Daniel Doligkeit

Daniel Doligkeit started his academic career at the University of Bonn in Germany, where he specialized in Human Nutrition in the study program Nutrition and Food Sciences. For his bachelor thesis, Daniel conducted a systematic literature review investigating...

Edmundo Erazo Tapia

Edmundo Erazo Tapia
Froukje Vanweert

Froukje Vanweert

Froukje Vanweert was born in Bilzen, Belgium on February 2nd 1994. She started her Bachelor Biomedical Sciences at the Hasselt University in 2012. During her Bachelor thesis, she worked on the detection of autoantibodies in cerebrospinal fluid in patients ...

Jan-Frieder Harmsen

Jan-Frieder Harmsen was born on the 9th of April 1992 in Kiel, Germany. Frieder started his academic career in 2012 at the German Sport University Cologne, where he studied the B.Sc. Sport and Performance. After completing his Bachelor degree, he worked...

Jeremy Basset

Jeremy Basset Sagarminaga was born in Geneva, Switzerland. In 2013, he started he BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Stirling, Scotland. During his time at Stirling, he worked under the supervision of Dr. Niels Vollaard investigating...
Julian Mevenkamp

Julian Mevenkamp

Julian studied biomedical engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Münster, earning his bachelor’s and master’s there. During his MSc he carried out an internship at Maastricht University as part of his thesis titled ‘ECG analysis of the...
Kay Roumans

Kay Roumans

Kay started his study Biomedical sciences at Maastricht University in 2010. During his master he performed internships at the department of Human Biology under supervision of Prof. Wouter van Marken-Lichtenbelt, investigating the effect of bile acid...
Lotte Grevendonk

Lotte Grevendonk

Lotte Grevendonk was born on May 27th  1991 in Lommel, Belgium. In 2014 she graduated with a Master degree in Biomedical Sciences at Hasselt University. During her junior internship, she was involved in clinical and molecular research on the effect ...
Maaike Bergman

Maaike Bergman

Maaike Bergman was born in Capelle aan den IJssel, the Netherlands on October 4th , 1991. In 2011 she started the Bachelor Biomedical Sciences at Maastricht University, specializing in Biological Health Sciences. For her bachelor's thesis she studied...
Niels Connell

Niels Connell

Niels Connell was born on May 30th, 1991, in Boxtel, The Netherlands. After graduating from high school in 2009, he enrolled in the bachelor Biomedical Sciences at Radboud University Nijmegen, in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, from which he graduated...
Nynke van Polanen

Nynke van Polanen

Nynke van Polanen was born on June 7th, 1990 in Almere, the Netherlands. She studied Nutrition and Health at the Wageningen University in Wageningen. During her Bachelor thesis, she did a literature study on the relation between ADHD and the infant gut ...
Pandichelvam Veeraiah

Pandichelvam Veeraiah

Pandichelvam Veeraiah was born on June 24th 1986 in Tamil Nadu, India. He completed his Bachelor in 2009 at Anna University, Chennai, India, with a specialization in Biotechnology. During his bachelor thesis, he gained research experience in the field ...
Rodrigo Mancilla Fuentes

Rodrigo Mancilla Fuentes

Rodrigo Mancilla was born in Coyhaique city, in southern Chile in 1989. In 2007, Rodrigo started his bachelor degree in Physical Education at the Universidad de la Frontera, Temuco. In 2011, he began his first master in physical activity and health at...
Sten van Beek

Sten van Beek

Sten van Beek was born on August 18th 1995 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. In 2013, he started his Bachelor Biomedical Sciences at Maastricht University with a special focus on obesity and the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus. After graduating...
Vera de Wit

Vera de Wit

Vera de Wit was born on July 28th  1991 and grew up in Berg en Terblijt, The Netherlands. After graduating high school at the Porta Mosana College in Maastricht, she started Technical Health Engineering at Technical University Eindhoven and Medicine ...
Yvo Op den Kamp

Yvo Op den Kamp

I was born on February 7th 1989 in Geleen, the Netherlands. After graduating from high school, I enrolled in the bachelor of Biomedical Sciences at Maastricht University. I graduated from Biomedical Sciences in 2012. In 2012 I was accepted for the...