STICHTING KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT (SKU)

STICHTING KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT (SKU)

Radboud University and Radboud University Medical Centre
Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
Montessorilaan 3
6525 HR Nijmegen
THE NETHERLANDS

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Team Leader

Prof. Dr. Guillén Fernández

Director Donders Institute

Phone: +31 243 620 194

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Team Staff

Prof. Dr. Karin Roelofs

Principal Investigator

Phone: +31 243 612 673

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Dr. Erno Hermans

Principal Investigator

Phone: +31 243 668 290

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Dr. Alejandro Arias Vásquez

Principal Investigator

Phone: +31 243 616 722

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Dr. Judith van Leeuwen

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The Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour is a world-class research centre based at Radboud University and Radboud University Medical Centre (RUMC) in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, and officially belongs to Stichting Katholieke Universiteit (SKU). It is devoted to understanding the mechanistic underpinnings of human cognition and behaviour in health and disease. The institute is home to more than 600 researchers from 35 countries who share the common goal of contributing to the advancement of the brain-, cognitive- and behavioural sciences through investigator-driven research, and improving health, education and technology by applying advances in this field. The institute’s mission includes conducting interdisciplinary research of excellence at the unique interface between genetic, molecular and cellular processes at one end and computational, system-level neuroscience with cognitive and behavioural analysis at the other end.

RUMC is a leading Dutch institute for medical research. The unique set-up provided by the joint efforts of the Departments of Psychiatry, Human Genetics and Cognitive

Neuroscience under the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour will allow us to develop biomarkers that integrate pre-clinical and clinical studies in a manner that will allow for the creation of personalized treatments, along with objective measures of diagnostic status.

Our joint team includes world-class researchers and opinion leaders in the fields of child and adult psychiatry, personality traits and inter-individual differences, neurology, human genetics, genetic epidemiology and neuroscience child psychiatry, human molecular genetics, statistical genetics and machine learning.