Gertjan J.L. Kaspers
Professor and Director
Professor Gertjan Kaspers became pediatric oncologist in 2000, and has been Professor in Pediatric Oncology since 2006, at Amsterdam UMC. Since 2013 onwards, he is Director of the Academy & Outreach department of Princess Máxima Center, the Dutch center of excellence for children with cancer. He supervises research mainly on leukemias and on pediatric oncology in developing countries, as well as research on brain tumors, quality of life and late effects. He is promotor of 20 PhD students and trained 31 PhD students successfully. He is involved in several “outreach” projects, aiming at improved outcome for children with cancer in LMIC. He initiated and chairs the I-BFM-SG Task Force on Outreach and the Foundation World Child Cancer NL. Gertjan Kaspers is visiting Professor at UZ Gent (Belgium), MTRH in Eldoret (Kenya) and UGM in Yogyakarta (Indonesia).