Sophie Louise Gerritse
Sophie is a PhD student in medical oncology. After completing medical school at the ‘Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam’ in 2012. she started as a resident ‘Internal Medicine’ in the Rotterdam Region (Amphia Ziekenhuis Breda, Sint Fransiscus Rotterdam). Aiming at becoming a medical oncologist and with the current significant advances in basic and applied cancer research, she decided to pause her residency program to attend a full-time PhD-program within the medical oncology under the supervision of prof. dr. H.M.W. Verheul (Amsterdam-UMC, location VUmc and Radboud UMC Nijmegen). She is the study coordinator of several (Phase I, II) clinical studies with the main focus ‘to optimize therapy with targeted agents in metastatic (colorectal) cancer’.