Thesis/Dissertations

2013

Promovendus: drs Marieke Sanders

Thesis ceremony: 27th of February 2013
Title: Host genetic variants in susceptibility, severity, and outcome of bacterial meningitis 
Promotoren: Prof.dr. A.M. van Furth & Prof.dr. S.A. Morré
Co-promotor: dr. S. Ouburg

2011

Promovendus: drs Ouafae Karimi

Thesis ceremony: 21st of  December 2011
Title: Immunogenetics of infection and inflammation of the urogenital and gastointestinal tracts and probiotics 
Promotor: Prof.dr. A.S. Peña
Co-promotoren: dr. S.A. Morré &. dr. J.B.A. Crusius

2008


Promovendus: drs M Hadithi

Thesis ceremony: 28th of February 2008
Title: On diagnostic tools in coeliac disease and its complicated forms
Promotoren: Prof.dr. C.J.J. Mulder, Prof.dr. A.S. Peña & Prof.dr. C.D.A. Stehouwer
 

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2006


Promovendus: drs Sander Ouburg

Thesis ceremony: 18 December 2006
Title: Immunogenetics of Inflammation and Infection in the gastrointestinal and urogenital tract
Promotor: Prof.dr. A.S. Peña & Prof.dr. C.J.J. Mulder
Co-promotoren: dr. S.A. Morré &. dr. E. Klinkenberg-Knol

 

Promovendus: drs Joke Spaargaren
Aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA):

Thesis ceremony: 12 December 2006
Title: A multidisciplinary approach to the study of Chlamydia trachomatis infections. Female urogenital and male anorectal infections
Promotor: Prof. Dr. R.A. Coutinho & Prof.dr. A.S. Peña
Co-promotoren: dr. S.A. Morré

 

2005


Promovendus: drs Rosalie Charlotte Mallant-Hent

Thesis ceremony: 27 October 2005
Title: TIBD, a dragon with multiple faces
Promotor: Prof.dr. A.S. Peña & Prof.dr. C.J.J. Mulder
Co-promotoren: dr.B.M.E. von Blomberg-van der Flier
Dr. A.A. van Bodegraven

 

Promovendus: drs Herma H. Fidder

Thesis ceremony: 4 maart 2005
Title: The contribution of ethnic background to clinical manifestations and genetic aspects of inflammatory bowel disease in Israeli jewish patients
Promotor: Prof.dr. A.S. Peña & Prof.dr. S. Bar-Meir
Co-promotor: Dr. J.B.A. Crusius

 

Promovendus: drs Marcel van der Paardt

Thesis ceremony: 9 maart 2005
Title: Ankylosing spondylitis. Studies on genetic and environmental predisposing factors
Promotor: Prof.dr. A.S. Peña and Prof.dr. B.A.C. Dijkmans
Co-promotor: Dr. I.E. van der Horst-Bruinsma

 

2004


Promovendus: drs Joseph Lyons

Thesis ceremony: 17 december 2004
Title: An integrated approach to the study of Chlamydia trachomatis infection of the female genital tract
Promotor: Prof.dr. A.S. Peña
Co-promotor: Dr. S.A. Morré, Dr. J.I. Ito

Promovendus: Hans H. M. Schrijver

Thesis ceremony: 24 september 2004
Thesis: Cytokine gene polymorphisms in multiple sclerosis
Promotor: Prof.dr. C.H. Polman & Prof.dr. A.S. Peña
Co-promotor: dr. B. M. J. Uitdehaag

Promovendus: drs Karen M. Lammers

Thesis ceremony: 10 september 2004
Title: Pouchitis, a model to study the pathogenesis of intestinal inflammation
Promotor: Prof.dr. A.S. Peña & Prof. M. Campieri
Co-promotor: Dr. P. Gionchetti

 

2003


Promovendus: drs Laura S. Murillo

Title: Immunogenetics of infectious and chronic inflammatory diseases
A candidate gene approach of factors involved in the activation and regulation of NF-kB
December 12, 2003
Promotor: Prof. A. S. Peña, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.
Copromotor: S. A. Morré PhD.

 

Promovendus: drs Tineke Hooper-van Veen

Title: Candidate gene studies in multiple sclerosis
November 26, 2003
Promotors: Prof. C.H. Polman, M.D., Ph.D. & Prof. A.S. Peña, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.
Copromotor:B. M. J. Uitdehaag, MD. PhD.

 

2002


Promovendus: drs J.B.A. Crusius

Title: The immunogenetics of chronic inflammatory and autoimmune disease
December 6, 2002
Promotors: Prof. A.S. Peña, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P. & Prof. C.H. Polman, M.D., Ph.D.


 

2001


Promovendus: drs Andrea Nemetz

Title: IL1
GENE POLYMORPHISMS IN HUNGARIAN PATIENTS WITH INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
A contribution to the search of genetic markers to determine prognosis of IBD

October 12, 2001
Promotor: Prof. A.S. Peña, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P. & Prof. J. Fehér, M.D.,Ph.D.

2000


Promovendus: drs Marja L. Laine

Title: Periodontal disease: Virulence factors of Porphyromonas gingivalis and polymorphisms in the host IL-1 gene family
September 5, 2000
Promotor: prof. J. de Graaff, Ph.D.
Copromotor: A.J. van Winkelhoff, Ph.D.


 

1998


Promovendus: drs G. Bouma

Title: HLA and Cytokine Gene Polymorphisms in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Thesis ceremony: January 16, 1998 (cum laude)
Promotors:    Prof. A.S. Peña, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.  & Prof. S.G.M. Meuwissen, M.D., Ph.D.
Copromotor:   B.M.E. von Blomberg-van der Flier, M.D., Ph.D.   

   

 

Promovendus: drs B. Xia

Title: Immunological and Immunogenetic Studies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Experimental and Clinical Aspects    
Thesis ceremony: June 12, 1998   
Promotors:    Prof. A.S. Peña, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P. & Prof. C.S. Deng, M.D., Ph.D.
Copromotors:    Prof. S.G.M. Meuwissen, M.D., Ph.D. & Prof. J.P. Yu, M.D., Ph.D.   

 

1995


Promovendus: drs L. A. Dieleman

Title: Human and experimental studies of acute and chronic intestinal inflammation. Relevance to the pathogenesis and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.
Thesis ceremony:  28 June 1995.
Promotors: Prof. A.S. Peña, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P. & Prof. S.G.M. Meuwissen, M.D., Ph.D.
Copromotors: Prof. C.O. Elson and Dr. E.P. van Rees

 

Promovendus: drs E. Kuipers

Title: The Interrelation between Helicobacter Pylori, chronic gastritis and gastric cancer.
Thesis ceremony: 23 June 1995 (Cum Laude).
Promotors: Prof. S.G.M. Meuwissen, M.D., Ph.D.& Prof. A.S. Peña, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P. Copromotors: Dr. G. Pals

 

Promovendus: drs. Marco Oudkerk Pool

Thesis ceremony: 10 February 1995
Title: Serological and genetic markers in onflammatory bowel diseases. A contibution to the pathogenesis and diagnosis.
Promotor: Prof.dr. A.S. Peña, Prof.dr. S.G.M. Meuwissen
Co-promotor: Dr. B.M.E. von Blomberg
Referent: prof. dr. E.J. Ruitenberg