Alzheimercentrum Amsterdam

Students & Volunteers

Neuropathology

Julia Letschert

Julia is a Master student in the track Psychopharmacology and Pathophysiology (Neurobiology – Biomedical Science) at the UvA and started her internship in the 100-plus Research in January. She is doing a proteomic analysis, where she searches for differences in protein expression in the brains of deceased Alzheimer patients and the cognitively healthy centenarians.  

Bioinformatics/genetics

Ramon Bettings

Ramon did his Bachelor Biomedical Technology at the Technical University of Eindhoven. He will obtain his Master computer science with a specialization in Bioinformatics. He is interested in the interaction between genotype, phenotype and lifestyle. He will write his master thesis with the data from the 100-plus study, in which he will profile the genetic variants detected in the genomes of the centenarians.

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Studenten & Vrijwilligers

Volunteers

Tjitske Dijkstra

Tjitske Dijkstra is  a retired general practitioner who likes to contribute to the 100-plus study. The researchers are very pleased to be able to ask her all kinds of medical questions they encounter in the 100-plus study. Tjitske also visits the centenarians at home.

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