Medical Oncology

Focus of research

Hanneke Wilmink is Professor Medical Oncology at the Amsterdam UMC. She specialises in:

  1. Upper gastro-intestinal oncology, with a special focus on pancreatic cancer
    • Improving the prognosis of pancreatic cancer patients through innovative clinical and translational research
    • The clinical trial participants as well as the existing biobank are the main source for the development and validation of prognostic and predictive markers in blood and tumor tissues.
    • Dutch Pancreatic Cancer Group: improving outcomes of pancreatic cancer (dpcg.nl)
  2. Cancer and metabolism
    • To develop new therapies with a specific focus on cancer metabolism.


  • Staff member Department of Medical Oncology, Amsterdam UMC
  • Board member of the Dutch Pancreatic Cancer Group (DPCG)