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PhD theses

An overview of PhD theses based upon NTR research.

Author

Title

Summary

Supervisor(s)

Date

Laura W. Wesseldijk

Risk factors for the development and outcome of childhood psychopathology

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Middeldorp & Bartels

30-01-2018

Nuno R. Zilhão

A Genetic Perspective Into Impulsive and Compulsive Behaviours

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Cath & Smit

18-01-2018

Ineke Nederend

Cardiac autonomic nervous system control in pediatric congenital heart disease

Yes, click here

De Geus & Blom

10-11-2017

Nienke Schutte

Unraveling the genetic components of voluntary exercise behavior in adolescents and young adults

Yes, click here

De Geus & Bartels

22-09-2017

Marinka Koenis

Adolescent brain development - A longitudinal twin study into structural brain development and its relation to hormone levels and intelligence

Yes, click here

Hulshoff Pol & Boomsma

06-07-2017

Bochao Lin

Using genetic methods to get insight into human complex traits

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Hottenga & Willemsen

20-04-2017

Wouter Peyrot

The complex link between genetic effects and environment in depression

Yes, click here

Penninx & Boomsma & Wray

20-01-2017

Iryna Fedko

Computational approaches in genetics with a focus on GoNL and twin studies

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Hottenga

15-12-2016

Caroline van Houtem

Anxiety, fainting and gagging in dentistry -
Separate or overlapping constructs?

Yes, click here

De Jongh & Van Wijk

11-11-2016

Charlotte Huppertz

How voluntary exercise behavior runs in families: Twin studies and beyond

Yes, click here

Bartels & De Geus

29-04-2016

Suzanne Swagerman

Cognitive performance across the lifespan and domains

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Hulshoff Pol & De Geus

08-04-2016

Jorien Treur

A genetically informative study of addictive behaviour with a focus on smoking

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Vink

31-03-2016

Camelia Minica

Family-Based Genetic Association Analysis: Methods and Applications to Addiction Phenotypes

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Vink & Dolan

18-02-2016

Melanie Neijts

Individual differences in ambulatory autonomic nervous system activity: causes and consequences

Yes, click here

De Geus & Willemsen

06-10-2015

Michel Nivard

Developmental genetics of psychopathology

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Dolan & Middeldorp

01-10-2015

Jenny van Dongen

(Epi)genetics and twins

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Slagboom & Heijmans & Willemsen

16-04-2015

Eveline de Zeeuw

Educational Achievement in Children: Twinning, Teachers and Genes

Yes, click here

Boomsma & De Geus & Van Beijsterveldt

24-03-2015

Sanja Franic

From Structural Equation Models to Next-Generation Sequencing

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Dolan & Borsboom

21-11-2014

Abdel Abdellaoui

Behavior <-> Genetics

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Penninx & De Geus & Hottenga

01-10-2014

Maria Groen-Blokhuis

Keeping focus: a study of Attention Problems in the GWAS era

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Middeldorp

24-06-2014

René van Lien

Improving the methodology for non-invasive autonomic nervous system recording and its implementation in behavioral research

Yes, click here

De Geus & Willemsen

13-02-2014

Diane Lamb

Risk Factors for Childhood Problem Behavior: Studies in Twins and Triplets

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Middeldorp & Vink

17-12-2013

Jenny van Beek

Genetics of Alcohol Use and Liver Enzymes

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Willemsen & De Moor

04-09-2013

Lot Geels

A developmental perspective on the etiology of alcohol use and comorbid traits

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Vink & Bartels

04-02-2013

Anouk den Braber

Genetic & Environmental risk factors for Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms: Do they affect the same brain?

Yes, click here

De Geus & Boomsma & Van 't Ent

09-10-2012

Sylvana Robbers

The Development of Children’s Problem Behaviors: a twin-singleton comparison and the influence of parental divorce

Yes, click here

Verhulst & Boomsma & Van Oort & Bartels

19-04-2012

Inge van Soelen

Quantative genetic modelling of variation in cognitive brain maturation: a longitudinal study in pre-adolescent twins

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Hulshoff Pol & Brouwer

18-10-2011

Rita Slof-Op ’t Landt

Genetic determinants of eating disorders

Yes, click here

Slagboom & Boomsma & Van Furth

28-06-2011

Frederiek Estourgie - van Burk

Variation in growth and the influence of early growth in later life: a twin-sibling study

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Delemarre - van de Waal & Fetter & Bartels

25-05-2011

Saskia Wolfensberger

Functional, structural, and molecular imaging of the risk for anxiety and depression

Yes, click here

Hoogendijk & Lammertsma & De Geus & Veltman

11-05-2011

Harmen Draisma

Analysis of Metabolomics Data from Twin Families

Yes, click here

Van der Greef & Hankemeier & Meulman & Reijmers

10-05-2011

Niels van der Aa

Causes of variation in adolescent wellbeing

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Bartels

20-01-2011

Annemarie Simonis-Bik

Genetic influences on Beta-cell function

Yes, click here

Kramer & De Geus & Eekhoff

23-11-2010

Annabelle Vinkhuyzen

General Cognitive Ability and the Interplay between Genes and Environment

Yes, click here

Verhage & Heutink

01-11-2010

Lannie Ligthart

The genetics & comorbidity of migraine

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Nyholt

26-10-2010

Marijn Distel

Individual differences in borderline personality traits. A genetic perspective

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Willemsen & Trull

16-09-2009

Chantal Hoekstra

Dizygotic twinning

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Montgomery & Willemsen

20-02-2009

Marleen de Moor

Exercise behavior and mental health - A genetic perspective

Yes, click here

Boomsma & De Geus

13-02-2009

Marieke van Leeuwen

A study of cognition in pre-adolescent twins

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Hulshoff Pol & Van den Berg

18-12-2008

Jiska Peper

The early pubertal brain: work in progress. A study on genetic and hormonal influences

Yes, click here

Hulshoff Pol & Kahn & Boomsma & Brouwer

20-11-2008

Daniël van Grootheest

Obsession - The genetic and environmental architecture of obsessive-compulsive symptoms

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Beekman & Cath

18-09-2008

Evelien Poelen

The role of genes and environment in adolescents and young adults alcohol use

Yes, click here

Engels & Boomsma & Scholte & Willemsen

03-09-2008

Annebet Goedhart

Ambulatory recording of within- and between-subject variation in autonomic nervous system activity

Yes, click here

De Geus & Willemsen

12-06-2008

Florencia Gosso

Common genetic variants underlying cognitive ability

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Heutink & Posthuma

07-01-2008

Dirk Smit

A genetic perspective on electrophysiological measures of brain function

Yes, click here

Boomsma & De Geus & Posthuma

11-12-2007

Rosa Hoekstra

Autistic traits, withdrawn behaviour and cognition: A longitudinal study from early childhood to young adulthood

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Bartels

20-11-2007

Tinca Polderman

Genetics of attention and executive functioning

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Verhulst & Posthuma

26-06-2007

Eske Derks

Assessment and genetic aetiology of attention problems, hyperactivity, and related disorders

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Dolan & Hudziak

29-11-2006

Irene Rebollo 

Dimensions of Personality: a genetic approach

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Dolan

27-06-2006

Janine Stubbe

The genetics of excercise behavior and psychological well-being

Yes, click here

De Geus & Boomsma

14-06-2006

Christel Middeldorp

The role of genetic factors and life events in the development of anxiety and depression

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Van Dyck & Cath

15-03-2006

Nina Kupper

Heritability of cardiovascular risk factors in a real life setting

Yes, click here

Boomsma & De Geus & Willemsen

09-11-2005

Celina Cohen-Bendahan

Biological roots of sex differences: a longitudinal twin study

Yes, click here

Buitelaar & Cohen-Kettenis & Van Goozen

24-02-2005

Jacqueline Vink

A twin-family study of smoking behavior

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Willemsen

15-11-2004

Richard IJzerman

Birth weight, microvascular function and cardiovascular risk factors

Yes, click here

Stehouwer & Delemarre & Boomsma & Weissenbruch

09-06-2004

Marian Beekman

Towards mapping QTLs influencing parameters of lipid metabolism in human twins

Yes, click here

Slagboom & Boomsma & Heijmans & De Knijff

11-03-2004

Marjolein Rietveld

Heritability of Cognitive Abilities and of Attention Problems. A longitudinal twin study in childhood

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Dolan

17-06-2003 

Meike Bartels

Behavior problems, cognition, and hormones, a longitudinal-genetic study in childhood

Yes, click here

Boomsma & Van den Oord

09-01-2003 

Mireille van den Berg

Mediating factors in the association between anxious depression and cardiovascular disease risk

Yes, click here

Boomsma & De Geus

03-12-2002 

Daniëlle Posthuma

Genetic variation and cognitive ability

Yes, click here

Boomsma & De Geus

17-06-2002 

Tanja Vrijkotte

Work stress and cardiovascular disease risk

Yes, click here

Van Doornen & Orlebeke & De Geus

18-10-2001 

Jolanda C. van der Valk

The genetic and environmental contributions to children's problem behaviors: A developmental approach

Yes, click here

Verhulst & Boomsma & Van den Oord

03-07-2001 

Harriëtte Riese

Job strain and risk for cardiovascular disease in female nurses (no English summary available)

No

Van Doornen & Orlebeke & De Geus & Houtman

12-12-2000 

Elles Mulder

Migraine-related permanent and transient changes in mood, cognition and slow brain potentials

Yes, click here

Orlebeke & Passchier & De Geus

28-09-2000 

Judith Koopmans

The genetics of health-related behaviors

Yes, click here

Orlebeke & Boomsma & Van Doornen

17-06-1997

Caroline van Baal

A genetic perspective on the developing brain

Yes, click here

Orlebeke & Boomsma & Molenaar

12-03-1997

Frühling Rijsdijk

The genetics of neural speed. A genetic study on nerve conduction velocity, reaction times and psychometric abilities

Yes, click here

Orlebeke & Boomsma

15-01-1997

Harold Snieder

Genetic epidemiology of risk factors for coronary heart disease

Yes, click here

Orlebeke & Boomsma & Van Doornen

25-04-1996 

Toos van Beijsterveldt

The genetics of electrophysiological indices of brain activity. An EEG study in adolescent twins

Yes, click here

Molenaar & Orlebeke & Boomsma

17-04-1996 

Wim Meulemans

The genetics of dizygotic twinning

Yes, click here

Vlietinck & Boomsma & Derom

1994

Edwin van den Oord

A genetic study of problem behaviors in children

Yes, click here

Verhulst & Boomsma

12-05-1993 

Dorret Boomsma

Quantitative genetic analysis of cardiovascular risk factors in twins and their parents

Yes, click here

Orlebeke & Molenaar

15-12-1992

Eco de Geus

The effects of fitness training on physiological stress-reactivity

Yes, click here

Orlebeke & Van Doornen

26-10-1992

Conor V. Dolan

Biometric decomposition of phenotypic means in human samples

Yes, click here

Oppenheimer & Molenaar

01-10-1992