René Raavé

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MSc René Raavé 

PhD Candidate

Reconstructive and regenerative medicine


René Raavé is a 4th year PhD student at the Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences department of biochemistry in the field of targeted drug delivery for cancer treatment.

His main project is to develop different strategies to target and deliver chemotherapeutics to ovarian cancer cells in vitro and in vivo using lyophilisomes (proteinaceous nano- to microsized capsules). 

René Raavé has a Master of Science in biomedical sciences with two full majors (toxicology and human pathobiology) from the Radboud University. During the master he was a research scholar at the Boston University School of Medicine arthritis center and at the National Institute for Health and the Environment (RIVM). 

National & International Personal Prizes & Awards

  • Individual full 4-year PhD research grant (Eur. 228000)
  • Best laptop presentation award; International symposium: "Implementing systematic reviews of animal studies. The next steps"
  • Best poster award; New frontiers symposium on Regenerative Medicine
  • Best poster award; Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences PhD retreat

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