Cum Laude PhD degree for Kalijn Bol

On September 1st Kalijn Bol, affiliated with the department of Tumor Immunology and Medical Oncology, defended her thesis entitled “Dendritic-cell based immunotherapy in melanoma” with honors.  Her thesis supervisors were prof. Jolanda de Vries and prof. Winald Gerritsen. She combined her work as a PhD student with her residency in Internal Medicine. She currently works as a resident at the Canisius Wilhemina Hospital (CWZ) in Nijmegen and continues to stay involved in the (upcoming) clinical trials with dendritic cell vaccination in melanoma patients.