Meet the people of the Industry Alliance Office (IAO) of Amsterdam Neuroscience. From the two Chief Officers, to the Business Development team, Legal and Financial team, or the Translational Research and Clinical Trial teams.

Chief Officers

Arjen Brussaard - Director

Arjen Brussaard
Chief Executive Office (CEO) and Chief Scientific Office (CSO), Director of Amsterdam Neuroscience, prof., PhD

Diederik van de Beek

Diederik van de Beek
Chief Medical Office (CMO), co-director Amsterdam Neuroscience, prof., MD, PhD

Business Development Team

Pieter van Bokhoven

Pieter van Bokhoven
Director of Business Development, PhD

Sasja Heetveld

Sasja Heetveld
Business Development Manager, PhD

Dilek Iusuf

Dilek Yusuf
Business Development Manager, PhD

Prisca Leferink

Prisca Leferink
Business Development Manager, PhD

Afbeelding Mark Mizee

Mark Mizee
Business Development Manager, PhD

Sanne Stembert

Sanne Stembert
Business Development Manager, MSc

Photo Ilse Blok

Ilse Blok
Administrative Assistant

Barbara Goossens

Barbara Goossens
Planning Manager & Legal Officer

Ellis Keizer

Ellis Keizer
Clinical Start-up Manager

Maaike Leusden

Maaike Leusden
Contract Manager

Margot Muller

Margot Muller
Financial Officer & Business Manager

Heleen Winkelhuijzen

Heleen Winkelhuijzen Business Controller

Translational Research Teams

Under supervision of:

Guus Smit

Guus Smit
Head of Center of Neurogenomics & Cognitive Research (CNCR), VU, prof. , PhD

Jeroen Geurts

Jeroen Geurts
Head of department of Anatomy & Neurosciences, prof., PhD

Charlotte Teunissen

Charlotte Teunissen
Head of Clinical Neurochemistry group, prof., PhD

Elga de Vries

Elga de Vries
Head of Neurovascular Unit, MS Center Amsterdam, prof., PhD

Wilma van der Berg

Wilma van de Berg
Neuroscientist, PhD

Brenda Penninx

Brenda Penninx
Head of Research department of Psychiatry, prof., PhD

Guus van Dongen
Director of Imaging Center Amsterdam UMC, prof., PhD

Bart van Berckel

Bart van Berckel
Nuclear Physician, prof., PhD

Ronald Boellaard

Ronald van Boellaard
Head of Imaging Methodology group, prof., PhD

Wiesje van der Flier

Wiesje van der Flier
Head of Research, Alzheimer Center Amsterdam, prof., PhD

Paul Lucassen

Paul Lucassen
Swammerdam Institute of Life Science (SILS), UvA, prof., PhD

Clinical Trial Teams

Under supervision of:

Philip Scheltens

Philip Scheltens
Director of Alzheimer Center Amsterdam, neurologist, prof., MD, PhD

Jort Vijverberg

Jort Vijverberg
Neurologist, PhD

Rob de Bie

Rob de Bie
Director of Parkinson and Movement Disorders Center Amsterdam, neurologist, prof., MD, PhD

Bernard Uitdehaag

Bernard Uitdehaag
Director of MS Center Amsterdam, neurologist, prof., MD, PhD

Joep Killestein

Joep Killestein
Full Professor MS Research, neurologist, prof., MD, PhD

Brigit de Jong

Brigit de Jong
Neurologist MS Center Amsterdam, MD, PhD

Marjo van der Knaap

Marjo van der Knaap
Director of Amsterdam Leukodystrophy Center, neurologist, prof., MD, PhD

Yvo Roos

Yvo Roos
Vice-head of department of Neurology, neurologist, prof., MD, PhD

Diederik van de Beek

Diederik van de Beek
Director of Neuroinfection Center Amsterdam, neurologist, prof., MD, PhD

Jonathan Coutinho

Jonathan Coutinho
Program leader Neurovascular Disorders, neurologist, prof., MD, PhD

Rick Schuurman

Rick Schuurman
Director DBS Center Amsterdam, neurosurgeon, prof., MD, PhD