Radboud University Medical Center
Marcel Verheij is chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, The Netherlands since 2018.
Between 1990 and 2018 he worked at the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) in Amsterdam where he completed his residency in Radiation Oncology. In 1996 he received his PhD (cum laude) from the VU University in Amsterdam. In 2004 he was appointed professor in Translational Radiotherapy at the VU University in Amsterdam and in 2007 he became chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at NKI. He has been president of the Dutch Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology and is the current president of the Dutch Multidisciplinary Oncology Foundation SONCOS.
His clinical activities focus on upper gastro-intestinal tumors, chemo-/bioradiotherapy and normal tissue toxicity. As principle investigator he coordinates a phase I program combining radiotherapy with targeted agents, and several phase II/III trials in gastro-esophageal cancer, including the CRITICS I and II trials (www.criticstrials.nl). His department hosts the Laboratory for Radiotherapy & OncoImmunology (www.roi-laboratory.nl) which runs an active experimental and clinical research program on radio-immunotherapy.
Thursday, 4 July
10:20 – 10:30