Nicole Breeuwsma

Team Member

Short CV

2020 -Research TechnicianAmsterdam UMC, location VUmc
2020-2021Brain autopsy assistantThe Netherlands Brain Bank
2019-2020Research TechnicianThe Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience
2017Research AssistantAmsterdam UMC, location VUmc
2015‑2018Master of Science in NeurobiologyUniversity of Amsterdam
2012‑2015Bachelor of Science in PsychobiologyUniversity of Amsterdam


Highlighted publications

Kvarnung M, Shahsavani M, Taylan F, Moslem M, Breeuwsma N, Laan, L, … & Anderlid BM. Ataxia in patients with bi-allelic NFASC mutations and absence of full-length NF186. Frontiers in genetics, 2019

Dooves S, Leferink PS, Krabbenborg S, Breeuwsma N, Bots S, Hillen AEJ, Jacobs G, van der Knaap MS, Heine VM. Cell replacement therapy improves pathological hallmarks in a mouse model of leukodystrophy Vanishing White Matter. Stem Cell Reports, 2019

Leferink PS, Breeuwsma N, Bugiani, M,van der Knaap MS, & Heine VM Affected astrocytes in the spinal cord of the leukodystrophy vanishing white matter. Glia, 2018

Contact info


VU University
De Boelelaan 1085, W&N Bldg, Rm G349
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands


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