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20 Dec 2018

Overzicht programma's Medical Delta 2019-2023

Overview Medical Delta Scientific Program with scientific lead

THEME: Imaging and big data for life

Innovation manager: Erik van Oorschot

Medical Delta Diagnostics 3.0: Dementia and Stroke

  • Prof. dr. Wiro Niessen (Erasmus MC / TU Delft)
  • Dr. Frans Vos (TU Delft)
  • Prof. dr. Mark van Buchem (LUMC)


Using image-based technology to support diagnosis and treatment of dementia and stroke.

medical delta Cancer Diagnostics 3.0: Big Data Science of in & ex vivo Imaging

  • Dr. ir. Matthias van Osch (LUMC)
  • Dr. Marion Smits (Erasmus MC)
  • Prof. dr. Sjoerd Stallinga (TU Delft)


Enable biopsy-free image-based diagnosis of cancers and thereby supporting personalized treatment selection and treatment monitoring to eventually improve cancer treatment success.

medical delta ultrahb: Ultrafast Ultrasound for the Heart and Brain

  • Prof. dr. ir. Nico de Jong (TU Delft / Erasmus MC)
  • Dr. Annemien van den Bosch (Erasmus MC)
  • Prof. dr. Aad van der Lugt (Erasmus MC)


Tackle the main clinical cardiovascular and neurological challenges within this decade with ultrafast ultrasound.

THEME: Medical instruments for diagnosis and treatment

Innovation manager: Caroline Duterloo

Medical delta NIMIT: novel instruments for Minimally Invasive techniques

  • Prof. dr. Frank Willem Jansen (LUMC)
  • Dr. Gijs van Soest (Erasmus MC)
  • Prof. dr. Jenny Dankelman (TU Delft / LUMC)


Develop a new device innovation methodology to characterize and validate components, manufacturing, and assembly processes with standardized tests, enabling a quicker innovation process and regulatory approval with quicker and safer implementation.

medical NeuroDelta: Ambulant Neuromonitoring for Prevention and Treatment of Brain Disease

  • Prof. dr. Arn van den Maagdenberg (LUMC)
  • Prof. dr. Chris de Zeeuw (Erasmus MC)
  • Prof. dr. ir. Wouter Serdijn (TU Delft)


Develop and employ miniaturized smart sensors and probes for prevention and treatment of widespread brain diseases that are activated depending on conditions and outcomes of real-time parameter analyses.

Medical Delta Cardiac Arrhythmia Lab

  • Prof. dr. Natasja de Groot (Erasmus MC)
  • Prof. dr. ir. Alle-Jan van der Veen (TU Delft)
  • Prof. dr. ir. Wouter Serdijn (TU Delft)
  • Prof. dr. Bianca Brundel (Erasmus MC)


Design and test novel bio-electrical diagnostic tools, to unravel arrhythmia-related electropathology and to design and test patient-tailored therapies targeting electropathology.

Medical delta IMT: Improving Mobility with Technology

  • Prof. dr. ir. Jaap Harlaar (TU Delft)
  • Prof. dr. Gerard Ribbers (Erasmus MC)
  • Prof. dr. Frans van der Helm (TU Delft / LUMC)
  • Prof. dr. Sita Bierma (Erasmus MC)
  • Prof. dr. Rob Nelissen (LUMC / TU Delft)


Develop, test and implement functional mobility precision diagnostics and cost effective intensive personalized rehabilitation of neurologically and orthopedically impaired patients.

Medical Delta Institute for fetal and neonatal care

  • Dr. Alex Eggink (Erasmus MC)
  • Dr. Monique Haak (LUMC)
  • Prof. dr. Jenny Dankelman (TU Delft / LUMC)
  • Prof. dr. Thomas Hankemeier (Universiteit Leiden)


Develop new technological and medical solutions for evidence-based monitoring to prevent maternal, fetal and neonatal morbidity and mortality and to study physiology and pathophysiology using metabolomics.

THEME: eHealth and self-management

Innovation manager: Rian Rijnsburger

medical delta & Benefit for all: towards an inclusive eHealth self-management ecosystem for healthy living

  • Prof. dr. Andrea Evers (Universiteit Leiden)
  • Prof. dr. Niels Chavannes (LUMC)
  • Dr. Hans Bussman (Erasmus MC)
  • Dr. Valentijn Visch (TU Delft)


Build an eHealth ecosystem for healthy living, consisting of eHealth approaches targeted at healthy lifestyle behaviours for vulnerable groups.

THEME: Personalised, precision and regenerative medicine

Innovation manager: Rian Rijnsburger

HollandPTC medical delta program on HTA value proposition

  • Prof. dr. Marco van Vulpen (Erasmus MC/LUMC/TU Delft)
  • Hedwig Blommestein (Erasmus University Rotterdam)


Health Technology Assessment will lead to a model to determine cost effectiveness of proton therapy for all future indications.

metabodelta: Metabolomics for clinical advances in the Medical Delta

  • Prof. dr. Thomas Hankemeijer (Universiteit Leiden)
  • Prof. dr. Eline Slagboom (LUMC)
  • Prof. dr. Cock van Duin (Erasmus MC)
  • Prof. dr. Arfan Ikram (Erasmus MC)
  • Dr. Simon Mooijaart (LUMC)
  • Prof. dr. Aad van der Lugt (Erasmus MC)


Make a major step forward in the use of metabolomics for clinical decision support (software), drug research, health monitoring and disease prevention.

medical delta Regenerative Medicine 4D: Generating complex tissues with stem cells and printing technologies

  • Prof. dr. Gerjo van Osch (Erasmus MC)
  • Prof. dr. Amir Zadpoor (TU Delft)
  • Prof. dr. Rob Nelissen (LUMC / TU Delft)
  • Prof. dr. Luc van der Laan (Erasmus MC)


Apply new technologies to generate complex multicellular tissues and organ systems for preclinical (biology and disease modelling) and clinical (drug screening and reconstructive) applications.

Medical Delta’s Journey from Prototype to Payment

From prototype to payment

  • Prof. dr. Antoinette de Bont (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam)
  • Prof. dr. Hans Severens (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam)


Developing methods for the evaluation of health technologies, involving decision makers, such as the National Health Care Institute, the Health and Youth Care Inspectorate and the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport.