Awarded grants

Overview of awarded Grants

Click on a title for all the researchers who were awarded with a grant.

AMC Fellowship

The AMC yearly awards a fellowship to an outstanding mid-career researcher, giving him/her the opportunity to consolidate a research line in the AMC. The fellowship includes funding and a Tenure Track.

Year Name Department
2016 Dr.E.G. van Baarsen (Lisa) Immunology
2015 Dr. J. den Dunnen (Jeroen) Clinical Immunology
2014 Dr. C.-X. Yi (Chun-Xia) Inw. Gen. Endocrinologie
2013 Dr. K.F.J. van de Graaf (Stan) Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tytgat Institute for Liver and Intestinal Research
2011 Dr. G. Hamer (Geert) Center for Reproductive Medicine
2010 Dr. J.E.J. Guikema (Jeroen) Pathology
AMC Societal Impact Award

The AMC yearly awards an AMC researcher who most effectively promoted his/her research outcomes to society.

Year Name Department
2015 Dr. S. Kemp (Stephan) Laboratory Genetic Metabolic Diseases, Paediatrics
2014 Prof. dr. M.A. Benninga (Marc) Paediatrics: Gastroenterology
EU coordinatorships

EU FP7 and EU Horizon 2020 are the European Funding Programs for Research and Innovation.

Year Project EU Funding Project coordinator
2016 ESCAPE-NET H2020-SC1-2016-RTD Dr. H.L. Tan
2016 HONOURs H2020-MSCA-ITN-2016 Dr. C. van der Hoek
2015 REPROGRAM H2020-SC1 Prof. dr. E.S.G. Stroes
2015 European Sepsis Academy H2020 MSCA ITN Dr. W.J. Wiersinga
2014 SILNE-R H2020-SC1 Prof. dr. A.E. Kunst
2014 EPIMAC H2010-MSCA EID Prof. dr. W.J. de Jonge
2014 InPreSD-SA Third Health Programme 2015 Prof. dr. K. Stronks
2013 ANTIDOTE FP7-Cooperation Dr. J.W.R. Hovius
2013 BM4SIT FP7-Cooperation Prof. dr. R. van Ree
2013 HOOKVAC FP7-Cooperation Dr. R van Leeuwen
2013 SMARTER FP7-Marie Curie ITN Prof. dr. E.T. van Bavel
2013 GROWSPERM FP7-Marie Curie ITN Dr. A.A.M. van Pelt
2013 AIROPICO FP7-Marie Curie IAPP Dr. K.C. Wolthers
2013 BreathDx FP7-Marie Curie IAPP Prof. dr. P.J. Sterk
European Research Council Grants

European Research Council (ERC) grants support individual researchers with pioneering ideas that address new and emerging fields and applications that introduce unconventional, innovative approaches.

ERC Advanced Grant

The Advanced grants targets established independent research leaders with ideas for new directions in their respective research fields or other domains.

Year Name Department
2015 Prof. dr. T.B.H. Geijtenbeek (Theo) Experimental Immunology, Internal Medicine: Infectious diseases
2013 Prof. dr. H. Spits (Hergen) Cell Biology and Histology
2013 Prof. dr. R. Versteeg (Rogier) Oncogenomics, Paediatrics: Oncology
2011 Prof. dr. J.M.F.G. Aerts (Hans) Medical Biochemistry

ERC Consolidator Grant

The Consolidator grants are designed to support researchers at the stage at which they are consolidating their own independent research team or programme.

Year Name Department
2015 Prof. dr. E. Lutgens (Esther) Medical Biochemistry
2014 Prof. dr. D.L.P. Baeten (Dominique) Internal Medicine: Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
2013 Dr. N. Zelcer (Noam) Medical Biochemistry

ERC Starting grant

The Starting grants aim to support up-and-coming research leaders who are about to establish a proper research team and to start conducting independent research in Europe.

Year Name Department
2016 Dr. G. J. J. Boink Clinical and Experimental Cardiology
2015 Dr. D.W. Rietveld Psychiatry
2014 Dr. I. Willuhn (Ingo) Psychiatry: Adult Psychiatry
2014 Dr. L. Vermeulen Center of Experimental and Molecular Medicine
2014 Dr. R.H.L. Houtkooper Laboratory Genetic Metabolic Diseases
2013 Dr. K.F.J. van de Graaf (Stan) Tytgat Institute for Liver and Intestinal Research
2011 Dr. D. van de Beek (Diederik) Neurology
2011 Dr. K.K. Krishnadath (Sheila) Gastroenterology and Hepatology
2011 Dr. R.W. Sanders (Rogier) Laboratory Experimental Virology
2009 Prof. dr. G.R. van den Brink (Gijs) Gastroenterology and Hepatology
VENI

VENI grants are awarded to talented, creative researchers with innovative ideas, who have recently obtained their PhD. The funding enables applicants to develop their own line of research. The VENI grants are part of the NWO Innovational Research Incentives Scheme.

Year Name Department
2016 Dr. M. van Zuiden Psychiatry
Dr. ir. A.J. Bakermans Radiology
Dr. P.L. Klarenbeek Internal Medicine: Clinical Immunology / Rheumatology
Dr. Y.U. van der Velden Medical Microbiology
2015 Dr. ir. B.I.(Bakiye) Avci Biomedical Engineering & Physics
Dr. ir. B.F. (Bram) Coolen Radiology
Dr. A.J.M. (Anke) Tijsen Cardiology
2014 Dr. B.M. Buurman-van Es (Bianca) Internal Medicine: Geriatics
Dr. E. Velthorst (Eva) Psychiatry: Adult Psychiatry
Dr. F.A.W. Coumans (Frank) Biomedical Engineering and Physics
Dr. G.J.J. Boink (Geert) Cardiology
Dr. J. Heijmans (Jarom) Tytgat Institute for Liver and Intestinal Research
Dr. J. van den Bossche (Jan) Medical Biochemistry
Dr. M. Engelen (Marc) Neurology, Paediatrics: Neurology
Dr. N. Bosschaart (Nienke) Biomed. Eng.& Phys.
Dr. R. Duivenvoorden (Raphael) Internal Medicine
Dr. R.L. Hamers (Ralph) Global Health, Internal Medicine: Infectious diseases
2013 Dr. A.P.J. Vlaar (Alexander) Intensive Care Medicine
Dr. C.M.S. Ribeiro (Carla) Experimental Immunology
Dr. F.M. Wensveen (Felix) Experimental Immunology
Dr. J. van Heijst (Jeroen) Center of Experimental and Molecular Medicine
Dr. G.J.W. van der Windt (Rianne) Experimental Immunology
Dr. V. Peperzak (Victor) Experimental Immunology
2012 Dr. A.G. Holleboom (Onno) Internal Medicine
Dr. K.S. Delhom-Borensztajn (Keren) Center of Experimental and Molecular Medicine
Dr. M.C. Brouwer (Matthijs) Neurology
Dr. R.H.L. Houtkooper (Riekelt) Laboratory Genetic Metabolic Diseases
Dr. T.W.H. Pols (Thijs) Medical Biochemistry
VIDI

VIDI grants are personal grants, for excellent researchers who have gained several years of research experience after their PhD to further consolidate their research line. The VIDI grants are part of the NWO Innovational Research Incentives Scheme.

Year Name Department
2015 Dr. W.J. Wiersinga (Joost) Center of Experimental and Molecular Medicine
Dr. J.J. Molenaar (Jan) Oncogenomics
Dr. G.K. Hovingh (Kees) Internal Medicine: Vascular Medicine
Dr. R.A. Boon dr. R.A. Boon, Amsterdam Cardiovascular Sciences (ACS)
2014 Dr. S. Huveneers (Stephan) Medical Biochemistry
Dr. I. Willuhn (Ingo) Psychiatry: Adult Psychiatry
Dr. L. Vermeulen (Louis) Center of Experimental and Molecular Medicine
Dr. R.H.L. Houtkooper (Riekelt) Laboratory Genetic Metabolic Diseases
Dr. M.D. Hazenberg (Mette) Cell Biology and Histology, Internal Medicine: Clinical Haematology
Dr. M. Westerterp (Marit) Medical Biochemistry
Prof. dr. A. Kater (Arnon) Internal Medicine: Clinical Haematology
Dr. G. van Wingen (Guido) Psychiatry: Adult Psychiatry
2013 Dr. C.A. Remme (Carol Anne) Cardiology
Dr. J.R. de Groot (Joris) Cardiology
Dr. M. Nieuwdorp (Max) Experimental Vascular Medicine, Internal Medicine: Vascular Medicine
2012 Dr. A.E. Goudriaan (Anneke) Psychiatry: Adult Psychiatry
Dr. D.W. Rietveld (Erik) Psychiatry
Dr. K.F.J. van de Graaf (Stan) Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tytgat Institute for Liver and Intestinal Research
Prof. dr. W.J.M. Mulder (Willem) Experimental Vascular Medicine
2011 Dr. J.C. Leemans (Jaklien) Pathology
Dr. J.E.J. Guikema (Jeroen) Pathology
Dr. O. Söhnlein (Oliver) IMCAR Germany
Prof. dr. S. Middeldorp (Saskia) Internal Medicine: Vascular Medicine
VICI

The VICI grants are targeted at outstanding senior researchers who have successfully demonstrated the ability to develop their own innovative lines of research, and to act as coaches for young researchers. The VICI grants are part of the NWO Innovational Research Incentives Scheme.

Year Name Department
2015 Dr. S.E. La Fleur (Susanne) Neuroendocrinology
2014 Prof. dr. C. Bezzina (Connie) Cardiology
2013 Prof. dr. D.L.P. Baeten (Dominique) Internal Medicine: Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
2013 Prof. dr. G.R. van den Brink (Gijs) Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tytgat Institute for Liver and Intestinal Research
2012 Prof. dr. E. Lutgens (Esther) Medical Biochemistry
ZonMw Clinical Fellowship

The Clinical Fellowship is a prestigious individual grant, tailored to medical specialists, community medical officers and general practitioners, who are more or less at the beginning of their scientific career.

Time Name Department
2015 Dr. C.J. Buskens (Christianne) Surgery
2014 Dr. R. Thurlings (Rogier) Internal Medicine
2013 Dr. C.T.P. Krediet (Paul) Internal Medicine: Nephrology
Dr. J.J.T.H. Roelofs (Joris) Pathology
Dr. P.I. Bonta (Peter) Pulmonology
2012 Dr. W.J. Wiersinga (Joost) Center of Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Internal Medicine: Infectious diseases
Dr. L. Vogt (Liffert) Internal Medicine
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