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Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee is an independent committee established on 12-06-2018 which is responsible for the scientific evaluation and quality assurance of all proposals for scientific research conducted by the Princess Máxima Center. The goal of the committee is to ensure that the clinical research carried out in the Princess Máxima Center is of the highest possible quality and that it is aligned with the mission statement of the center.

The committee consists of a ‘Biobank and Data Access Committee’ and a ‘Clinical Research Committee’ (CRC).

The Biobank and Data Access Committee comprises the following members:

-     Dr De Haas (Chair)

-     Prof. Dr Zwaan (Head of Trial and Data Centre, PI pharmaceutical research)

-     Prof. Dr Holstege (Principal Investigator)

-     Dr Tops (Head of Diagnostic Laboratory)

-     Ms Sickinghe (on behalf of the Client Council)

The CRC comprises the following permanent members:

-     Prof. Dr Zwaan (Chair, Head of Trial and Data Centre, PI pharmaceutical research)

-     Prof. Dr Vormoor (Clinical Director Hemato-oncology)

-     Prof. Dr Kremer (Clinical PI LATER)

-     Dr Tissing (Clinical PI supportive care)

-     Prof. Dr Grootenhuis (Clinical PI psycho-oncology)

-     Dr Molenaar (Pre-clinical PI)

-     Dr Sonneveld (Staff member Diagnostic Laboratory)

-     Dr. Hanff (Pharmacist)

-     Dr Lopez (Statistician)

-     Dr Fiocco (Statistician)

-     Mr Lieverst (Data Management Coordinator, also representing DCOG)

-     Ms Sickinghe (on behalf of the Client Council)

To register a research study with the committee please go to the following page.

The Biobank and Data Access Committee meet once every two weeks.

The CRC also meets once every two weeks. If an application is registered no less than one week before the next meeting, the application will be considered in that meeting.

You'll find a list of approved clinical trials here.