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Scientific Advisory Board

Our Scientific Advisory Board provides strategic guidance and direction that benefits the quality of the scientific research carried out at the Princess Máxima Center. Integrating care and research means that the scientific discoveries can be directly applied to the treatment of childhood cancer patients.

The Scientific Advisory Board advises the Board of Directors of the Princess Máxima Center on setting up the research program, the infrastructure, and strategic partnerships for research. The Board consists (inter)national members who have been asked to join on the basis of their exceptional knowledge and expertise in (pediatric) oncology research.

The Scientific Advisory Board of the Princess Máxima Center consists of the following distinguished members:  

 

Prof. Dr. Bill Evans
Prof. Dr. Bill Evans-chair
Pharmacogenomics, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
Dr. Stefan Pfister
Dr. Stefan Pfister
Pediatric Neurooncology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

 

Prof. Dr. Kathy Pritchard-Jones
Prof. Dr. Kathy Pritchard-Jones
Pedriatric kidney cancer, University College London, London, UK
Prof. Dr.  Scott Armstrong
Prof. Dr.  Scott Armstrong
Epigenetics research and leukemia, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

 

Prof. Dr. Melissa Hudson
Prof. Dr. Melissa Hudson
Cancer Survivorship, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
Prof. Dr. Anne Kazak
Prof. Dr. Anne Kazak
Pediatric psychology, Center for Health Care Delivery Science, Nemours Children’s Health System, Wilmington, DE USA Department of Pediatrics, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA USA

 

Prof. Dr. Hidde Ploegh
Prof. Dr. Hidde Ploegh
Immuno-oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 
Boston, MA, USA
Prof. Dr. René Medema
Prof. Dr. René Medema
Cell cycle regulation, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

 

Prof. Dr. Alexander Eggermont
Prof. Dr. Alexander Eggermont
Oncological surgery, Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France