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Dannis van Vuurden

Co-Principal Investigator, Pediatric Oncologist

Dannis van Vuurden is a pediatric oncologist specialized in the treatment of children with brain tumors. His focus is on high-grade gliomas and brain stem cancer (DIPG). In addition to treating and guiding patients and their parents, he is also involved in scientific research. This research focuses on technological innovation to bring medication across the blood-brain barrier. With this research he tries to introduce anti-cancer drugs into the tumor by means of convection-enhanced delivery (CED) or by means of focused ultrasound (FUS) mediated blood-brain barrier disruption. He also lead an international registration of DIPG patients from the Máxima, the SIOPE DIPG Registry.

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