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Frank Hoentjen assistant professor

Frank Hoentjen is a gastroenterologist with a specific interest in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

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Frank Hoentjen assistant professor

Frank Hoentjen is a gastroenterologist with a specific interest in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. In addition to excellent patient care, he aims at improving treatment and quality of life for IBD patients. The general aim of his research is to optimize immunosuppressive therapies in order to achieve better disease control in IBD patients. Targets include thiopurine therapy and anti-TNF therapy. A second field of expertise includes intestinal malignancies in IBD.

Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 2011: ACG IBD Abstract Award, American College of Gastroenterology
  • 2011: UEGW Travel Grant, European Gastroenterology Federation
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Personal prizes & awards national & international

2011: ACG IBD Abstract Award, American College of Gastroenterology.
2011: UEGW Travel Grant, European Gastroenterology Federation.
2006: Gastrointestinal Research Award, Dutch Association of Gastroenterology.
2005: Best Abstract Award, Dutch Association of Gastroenterology.
2004: UEGW Travel Grant, European Gastroenterology Federation.
2004: Fellow Travel Award Gastroenterology Research Group and American Gastroenterology Association.
2001: Student Award American Gastroenterology Association.
2000: Student Award Dutch Association of Gastroenterology.

Additional functions

  • Director of the Radboud Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
  • Director of Gastroenterology Clinical Trial Unit
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Additional functions

  • Director of the Radboud Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
  • Director of Gastroenterology Clinical Trial Unit
  • Chairman of the IBD registry 'IBDREAM'
  • Chairman of Initiative on Crohn’s and Colitis (ICC)
  • Radboud j-Principle Clinician

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Field of study

Gastroenterology

Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences

Our main aim is to achieve a greater understanding of the molecular mechanisms of disease. By integrating fundamental and clinical research, we obtain multifaceted knowledge of (patho)physiological processes. read more