On September 1st Kalijn Bol, affiliated with the Depts. of Tumor Immunology and Medical Oncology, theme Cancer development and immune defense, 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.
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