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Zijp, Loes van

Dr.Ir. H.M. van Zijp

Department of Radiotherapy
University Medical Center Utrecht
PO Box 85500
3508 GA Utrecht
The Netherlands
Tel. +31 88 75 53617
Fax. +31 88 75 55850

Loes van Zijp received her bachelor degrees of Applied Physics at the Fontys Hogescholen in Eindhoven and continued her education at the Eindhoven University of Technology. In 2007 she graduated for her masters’ degree of Applied Physics with her work on surface functionalization for studying protein binding strength. After graduation, Loes worked a year at Océ Technologies on the acoustics of ink jet printheads. In 2008 she started her PhD project in her former graduation research group Molecular Biosensors for Medical Diagnostics at the Eindhoven University of Technology. The study of methods for platelet function testing in the perspective of lab-on-chip applications was successfully defended in 2013. That same year Loes started working the field of radiation oncology, starting as a project employee at the Verbeeten Institute. During a period of one and a half year she worked on the use of MR-images for the detection and EBRT treatment of prostate carcinoma’s. In 2014 she joined the MR-linac team at the Radiotherapy department at the UMC Utrecht, her work currently focuses on the development of QA tests for the MR-linac.