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Maurice Overzier, BASc. Maurice Overzier is a Research Technician in the DMD Genetic Therapy Group since August 2013. His current projects involve exon skipping in i.e. the TGF-ß receptor genes, the NOTCH3 gene and the APP gene. Click here to

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Joke Boertje-van der Meulen, BASc. Joke Boertje-van der Meulen is a Research Technician in the DMD Genetic Therapy Group since March 2013. She is working on several projects which involve testing (exon-skipping) AONs and other compounds to improve muscle quality

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Kevin Adamzek, BASc. Kevin Adamzek is a Research Technician in the DMD Genetic Therapy Group since March 2017. His project involves diffusion tensor imaging MRI to assess muscle pathology in DMD mouse models. Analysis is performed using techniques like MRI, immunohistochemistry,

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Svetlana Pasteuning-Vuhman, MASc. Svetlana Pasteuning-Vuhman is a PhD student in the DMD Genetic Therapy Group since February 2013. She is studying the role of TGF-β/myostatin signaling and its contributes to DMD pathology. She also develops a method to selectively inhibit

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Monika Hiller, BASc. Monika Hiller works in the DMD Genetic Therapy Group since November 2011. She started working  in the group as research technician to validate serum biomarkers for Duchenne muscular dystrophy and other muscle diseases to monitor disease progression

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Maaike van Putten, PhD Dr. Maaike van Putten is a postdoctoral fellow in the DMD Genetic Therapy Group. She specialized in working with experimental animals investigating muscle function, pathology and behaviour. She performed her PhD research at the department of

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Pietro Spitali, PhD Dr. Pietro Spitali is an assistant professor in the DMD Genetic Therapy Group. He has been interested in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) since his first internship as laboratory technician in the laboratory headed by Dr. Alessandra Ferlini

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Annemieke Aartsma-Rus PhD, Professor of Translational Genetics Prof. dr. Annemieke Aartsma-Rus is a professor at the Department of Human Genetics of the LUMC. She studied Biomedical Science at the Leiden University from 1995 to 2000. As a PhD student at

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