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PhD theses

An overview of PhD theses based upon NTR research.

Author

Title

Summary

Supervisor(s)

Date

Stieneke Doornweerd

Obesity and Food Reward Regulation by the Brain: Genetic and Environmental Factors

Yes, click here

De Geus & Drent

26-06-2018

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

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Oppenheimer & Molenaar

01-10-1992