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MSc. Renske van den Bijgaart 

PhD Candidate

Cancer development and immune defense


After obtaining her Master's degree in Biomedical Sciences (programme Cancer Stem cells and Developmental biology) at Utrecht University in 2016, Renske joined the group of Prof. Dr. Gosse Adema as a PhD student. Her research focuses on the development of novel immuno-combination therapies, including high-intensity focused ultrasound and epigenetic therapy, to induce anti-tumor immune responses and create a permissive tumor microenvironment. Her PhD project is executed at the Radiotherapy & OncoImmunology Laboratory (ROI), department of Radiation Oncology.

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