BLEND

A global consortium initiative on the association between dietary intake and the prevention of bladder cancer (BLEND) (see pdf).

Supervisory team

  • Maurice Zeegers is professor of Complex Genetics & Epidemiology. He is ranked among the top5 bladder cancer epidemiologist worldwide. He serves as head of CAPHRI and the department of Complex Genetics. His main interest is in Cancer Epidemiology and Nutrition and Genetics
  • Anke Wesselius is assistant professor in Epidemiology at UM and the study manager of BLEND

TWINS

On the origin of healthy food consumption and physical activity: a consortium of international twin studies (TWINS) (see pdf 1 and 2).

Supervisor

  • Maurice Zeegers is professor of Complex Genetics & Epidemiology. He is ranked among the top5 bladder cancer epidemiologist worldwide. He serves as head of CAPHRI and the department of Complex Genetics. His main interest is in Cancer Epidemiology and Nutrition and Genetics

Bladder Cancer

Quality of life in newly diagnosed bladder cancer patients (see pdf).

Supervisor

  • ​Maurice Zeegers is professor of Complex Genetics & Epidemiology. He is ranked among the top5 bladder cancer epidemiologist worldwide. He serves as head of CAPHRI and the department of Complex Genetics. His main interest is in Cancer Epidemiology and Nutrition and Genetics

Personalised Prevention

Personalised Prevention: a systematic overview of lifestyle and DNA risk factors (see pdf).

Supervisor

  • Maurice Zeegers is professor of Complex Genetics & Epidemiology. He is ranked among the top5 bladder cancer epidemiologist worldwide. He serves as head of CAPHRI and the department of Complex Genetics. His main interest is in Cancer Epidemiology and Nutrition and Genetics

TELOMAAS

TELOMAAS: a global consortium initiative on the association between telomere length and noncommunicable diseases (see pdf).

Supervisor

  • Maurice Zeegers is professor of Complex Genetics & Epidemiology. He is ranked among the top5 bladder cancer epidemiologist worldwide. He serves as head of CAPHRI and the department of Complex Genetics. His main interest is in Cancer Epidemiology and Nutrition and Genetics​
  • Dr. Marij Gielen is assistant professor at Complex Genetics & Epidemiology at UM. Her main interest is prenatal programming of noncommunicable diseases with specific interest in the role of (epi)genetic factors. She collaborates with the East Flanders Prospective Twin survey and is the Study Manager of the MEFAB study and the TELOMAAS initiative

Projects

  • BLEND

  • TWINS

  • Bladder Cancer

  • Personalised Prevention

  • TELOMAAS