Short CV/Education and training

  • 1996
    M.Sc. in psychology, specialising in biological psychology, Utrecht University

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    Ph.D. in developmental neuroimaging, Utrecht University

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    Head of the NICHE Lab, Dept of Psychiatry, UMC Utrecht Affiliated international faculty, Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, New York

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    Head of Research in Developmental Disorders, Dept. of Psychiatry, UMC Utrecht

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    Professor of Developmental Disorders of the Brain, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • European Network on Hyperactivity Disorders (EUNETHYDIS) – member of executive committee, since 2010

  • European College of Neuropsychopharmacology: Scientific Advisory Panel on Child and Adolescent Neuropsychopharmacology, since 2009

  • Cognitive Neuroscience Society: member

  • Organisation for Mapping of the Human Brain: member

  • Society for Neuroscience: member

  • Association for Psychological Science: member

  • The Young Academy (DJA) of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (KNAW): Member of the board, 2009 – 2011

  • Jury for the Eurekaprijs voor wetenschapscommunicatie, 2013

  • UMC Utrecht Internationalisation Committee: chair, since 2012

  • National Initiative on Brain and Cognition (NIHC) committee for Brain and Cognition; an Integrated Approach

  • Jury for KNAW Heineken prizes & Junior Heineken prizes, since 2011

  • KNAW Ter Meulen Fund Committee

  • NWO MaGW VENI Committee – NWO is the largest funding agency in the Netherlands, 2011

  • NWO Mozaiek Committee (Mozaiek is a PhD-grant for talented students from ethnic minorities), 2009

  • Expert Panel Breinhuis (Breinhuis is an initiative to develop a permanent exhibition on the brain for Nemo, the Dutch science museum)

  • Hersenstichting Platform "the Brain and nutrition"

  • UMC Utrecht Medical Ethical Review Board – Child Chamber, 2008 – 2012

  • 19 thesis and PhD defense committees nationally and internationally, since 2005

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