Linda Smit

, (Principal Investigator)

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Curriculum Vitae

1991-1992: Research fellow at Harvard University, Boston, U.S.A. Department of Biochemistry, Boston at the laboratory of Prof. Dr. J. Strominger (Supervision Prof. E.A. Macintyre)

1992:  Master Medical Biology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

1993-1998Doctorate: PhD at the Netherlands Cancer Institute, Department of Immunology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands at the laboratory of Prof. Dr. J. Borst.Thesis defense at 01-09-1998 at Utrecht University (Promoter: Prof. R. Bernards).

1998-1999Post-doctoral research fellow the Netherlands Cancer Institute (Prof. Dr. J. Borst)

1999-2005Post-doctoral research fellow at the laboratory of Prof. Dr. H. Clevers, Hubrecht Institute, Laboratory of developmental biology and stem cell research, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

2005-2008Post-doctoral research fellow at the laboratory of Prof. Dr. R. Bernards, Department of carcinogenesis, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

May 2008-May 2008 till present: Principle Investigator, Assistant Professor and head of the molecular diagnostic team at the department of Hematology, Head Prof. Dr. S. Zweegman. Vice-Head: Prof. Dr. G.J. Ossenkoppele. VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands.

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Research Output 2013 2019

CD38 as a therapeutic target for adult acute myeloid leukemia and T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Naik, J., Themeli, M., de Jong-Korlaar, R., Ruiter, R. W. J., Poddighe, P. J., Yuan, H., de Bruijn, J. D., Ossenkoppele, G. J., Zweegman, S., Smit, L., Mutis, T., Martens, A. C. M., van de Donk, N. W. C. J. & Groen, R. W. J., 2019, In : Haematologica. 104, 3, p. e100-e103

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

Open Access

Abstract 1114: IGFBP7 reduces acute myeloid leukemia stem cell survival without affecting normal hematopoiesis

Cil, M., Vermue, E., Zweegman, S., Smit, M., Schuurhuis, G. J., Klootwijk, L. L. D. V., Menezes, R. X., Tsui, M-L., Smit, L., Rutten, A., Gils, N. V., Brocco, F., Roemer, M. G., Ossenkoppele, G. J., Verhagen, H. J., Rhenen, A. V., Janssen, J. J., Denkers, F. & Heukelom, S., 17 Aug 2018, In : Cancer Research. 78, 13 Supplement, p. 1114-1114 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

IGFBP7 Induces Differentiation and Loss of Survival of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Stem Cells without Affecting Normal Hematopoiesis

Verhagen, H. J. M. P., van Gils, N., Martiañez, T., van Rhenen, A., Rutten, A., Denkers, F., de Leeuw, D. C., Smit, M. A., Tsui, M-L., de Vos Klootwijk, L. L. E., Menezes, R. X., Çil, M., Roemer, M. G. M., Vermue, E., Heukelom, S., Zweegman, S., Janssen, J. J. W. M., Ossenkoppele, G. J., Schuurhuis, G. J. & Smit, L., 11 Dec 2018, In : Cell Reports. 25, 11, p. 3021-3035.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Protein 7 Activates the Retinoid Acid Differentiation Pathway in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells

Van Gils, N., Verhagen, H. J. M. P., Rutten, A., Menezes, R. X., Tsui, M-L., Dekens, E., Denkers, F., Vermue, E., Janssen, J. J. W. M., Ossenkoppele, G. J. & Smit, L., 21 Nov 2018, In : Blood. 132, Suppl 1

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractAcademic

Target identification to selectively eradicate acute myeloid leukemia stem cells

Verhagen, H. J. M. P., 2018, 206 p.

Research output: ThesisResearch VU University Amsterdam, graduation VU University AmsterdamAcademic