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Assistant Professor, Alzheimer Center, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam

1/05/2019 (permanent)



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Research Associate, Alzheimer Center, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam

1/03/2014 - 30/04/2019 (fixed-term)



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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Academic qualification

Neuroimaging Genetics, PhD, Genetic & Environmental risk factors for Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms: Do they affect the same brain?, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

1 May 20089 Oct 2012

Award Date: 9 Oct 2012

Neurosciences, Master, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

1 Sept 200421 Sept 2006

Award Date: 21 Sept 2006

Biomedical Sciences, Bachelor, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

1 Sept 200330 Jun 2004

Award Date: 30 Jun 2004


  • Q Science
  • Imaging Genetics
  • Twin Studies
  • Epigenetics
  • R Medicine
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Prevention
  • Biomarkers


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  • Genetically identical twin-pair difference models support the amyloid cascade hypothesis

    Coomans, E. M., Tomassen, J., Ossenkoppele, R., Tijms, B. M., Lorenzini, L., ten kate, M., Collij, L. E., Heeman, F., Rikken, R. M., van der Landen, S. M., den Hollander, M. E., Golla, S. S. V., Yaqub, M., Windhorst, A. D., Barkhof, F., Scheltens, P., de Geus, E. J. C., Visser, P. J., van Berckel, B. N. M. & den Braber, A., 9 Mar 2023, (Accepted/In press) In: Brain. 146, 9, p. 3735-3746 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  • Plasma biomarkers predict amyloid pathology in cognitively normal monozygotic twins after 10 years

    den Braber, A., Verberk, I. M. W., Tomassen, J., den Dulk, B., Stoops, E., Dage, J. L., Collij, L. E., Barkhof, F., Willemsen, G., Nivard, M. G., van Berckel, B. N. M., Scheltens, P., Visser, P. J., de Geus, E. J. C. & Teunissen, C. E., 4 Feb 2023, In: Brain Communications. 5, 1, 10 p., fcad024.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Abnormal cerebrospinal fluid levels of amyloid and tau are associated with cognitive decline over time in cognitively normal older adults: A monozygotic twin study

    Tomassen, J., Den Braber, A., van der Landen, S. M., Konijnenberg, E., Teunissen, C. E., Vermunt, L., de Geus, E. J. C., Boomsma, D. I., Scheltens, P., Tijms, B. M. & Visser, P. J., 2022, In: Alzheimer's and Dementia: Translational Research and Clinical Interventions. 8, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., e12346.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Amyloid-β and APOE genotype predict memory decline in cognitively unimpaired older individuals independently of Alzheimer’s disease polygenic risk score

    Tomassen, J., den Braber, A., van der Lee, S. J., Reus, L. M., Konijnenberg, E., Carter, S. F., Yaqub, M., van Berckel, B. N. M., Collij, L. E., Boomsma, D. I., de Geus, E. J. C., Scheltens, P., Herholz, K., Tijms, B. M. & Visser, P. J., 15 Dec 2022, In: BMC Neurology. 22, 1, 484.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Cortical thickness across the lifespan: Data from 17,075 healthy individuals aged 3–90 years

    Frangou, S., Modabbernia, A., Williams, S. C. R., Papachristou, E., Doucet, G. E., Agartz, I., Aghajani, M., Akudjedu, T. N., Albajes‐eizagirre, A., Alnæs, D., Alpert, K. I., Andersson, M., Andreasen, N. C., Andreassen, O. A., Asherson, P., Banaschewski, T., Bargallo, N., Baumeister, S., Baur‐streubel, R., Bertolino, A., & 181 othersBonvino, A., Boomsma, D. I., Borgwardt, S., Bourque, J., Brandeis, D., Breier, A., Brodaty, H., Brouwer, R. M., Buitelaar, J. K., Busatto, G. F., Buckner, R. L., Calhoun, V., Canales‐rodríguez, E. J., Cannon, D. M., Caseras, X., Castellanos, F. X., Cervenka, S., Chaim‐avancini, T. M., Ching, C. R. K., Chubar, V., Clark, V. P., Conrod, P., Conzelmann, A., Crespo‐facorro, B., Crivello, F., Crone, E. A., Dale, A. M., Davey, C., de Geus, E. J. C., Haan, L., Zubicaray, G. I., den Braber, A., Dickie, E. W., Di Giorgio, A., Doan, N. T., Dørum, E. S., Ehrlich, S., Erk, S., Espeseth, T., Fatouros‐bergman, H., Fisher, S. E., Fouche, J., Franke, B., Frodl, T., Fuentes‐claramonte, P., Glahn, D. C., Gotlib, I. H., Grabe, H., Grimm, O., Groenewold, N. A., Grotegerd, D., Gruber, O., Gruner, P., Gur, R. E., Gur, R. C., Harrison, B. J., Hartman, C. A., Hatton, S. N., Heinz, A., Heslenfeld, D. J., Hibar, D. P., Hickie, I. B., Ho, B., Hoekstra, P. J., Hohmann, S., Holmes, A. J., Hoogman, M., Hosten, N., Howells, F. M., Hulshoff Pol, H. E., Huyser, C., Jahanshad, N., James, A., Jernigan, T. L., Jiang, J., Jönsson, E. G., Joska, J. A., Kahn, R., Kalnin, A., Kanai, R., Klein, M., Klyushnik, T. P., Koenders, L., Koops, S., Krämer, B., Kuntsi, J., Lagopoulos, J., Lázaro, L., Lebedeva, I., Lee, W. H., Lesch, K., Lochner, C., Machielsen, M. W. J., Maingault, S., Martin, N. G., Martínez‐zalacaín, I., Mataix‐cols, D., Mazoyer, B., Mcdonald, C., Mcdonald, B. C., Mcintosh, A. M., Mcmahon, K. L., Mcphilemy, G., Menchón, J. M., Medland, S. E., Meyer‐lindenberg, A., Naaijen, J., Najt, P., Nakao, T., Nordvik, J. E., Nyberg, L., Oosterlaan, J., Foz, V. O., Paloyelis, Y., Pauli, P., Pergola, G., Pomarol‐clotet, E., Portella, M. J., Potkin, S. G., Radua, J., Reif, A., Rinker, D. A., Roffman, J. L., Rosa, P. G. P., Sacchet, M. D., Sachdev, P. S., Salvador, R., Sánchez‐juan, P., Sarró, S., Satterthwaite, T. D., Saykin, A. J., Serpa, M. H., Schmaal, L., Schnell, K., Schumann, G., Sim, K., Smoller, J. W., Sommer, I., Soriano‐mas, C., Stein, D. J., Strike, L. T., Swagerman, S. C., Tamnes, C. K., Temmingh, H. S., Thomopoulos, S. I., Tomyshev, A. S., Tordesillas‐gutiérrez, D., Trollor, J. N., Turner, J. A., Uhlmann, A., Heuvel, O. A., Meer, D., Wee, N. J. A., Haren, N. E. M., van't Ent, D., Erp, T. G. M., Veer, I. M., Veltman, D. J., Voineskos, A., Völzke, H., Walter, H., Walton, E., Wang, L., Wang, Y., Wassink, T. H., Weber, B., Wen, W., West, J. D., Westlye, L. T., Whalley, H., Wierenga, L. M., Wittfeld, K., Wolf, D. H., Worker, A., Wright, M. J., Yang, K., Yoncheva, Y., Zanetti, M. V., Ziegler, G. C., Thompson, P. M. & Dima, D., Jan 2022, In: Human Brain Mapping. 43, 1, p. 431-451 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access