ZonMW – GGG Congres 2024

Op 11 april 2024 was SYMPHONY uitgenodigd om op het GGG congres te spreken over hoe je een succesvol consortium opzet. Marjon vertelde enthousiast hoe ze het opzetten van het SYMPHONY consortium gestart is en aanvullend hierop gaf Simone aan hoe we gezamelijk het succesvolle SYMPHONY consortium nu leiden. [...]

2024-05-06T08:10:46+00:00May 6th, 2024|News|

PhD New Year’s drinks

At the beginning of February, many of the SYMPHONY PhD candidates got together for some festive New Year’s drinks at van der Werff in Leiden. For some of them it had already been a while since they last saw each other at SYMPHONY’s General Assembly in September, so it was [...]

2024-03-01T15:17:50+00:00March 1st, 2024|News|

PHEMS: Cross-border collaboration between European paediatric hospitals

Partly due to our ongoing research efforts as part of SYMPHONY, our researchers in WP06 were contacted to participate in a EU Horizons project. After an initial period of uncertainty – the project was initially denied funding only to be accepted a month later – the PHEMS project ( has [...]

2024-02-02T08:32:29+00:00February 2nd, 2024|News|

ChatGPT: potentials in pharmacometrics and haemophilia?

In recent months, ChatGPT has been all over the news, with academics and researchers excited about its potential to assist them in their research efforts. ChatGPT is a language model developed by OpenAI that uses artificial intelligence to generate human-like text responses, making it capable of engaging in natural language [...]

2023-12-08T12:52:25+00:00December 1st, 2023|News|


Een mooi zijproject van SYMPHONY is Partitura I. In dit zijproject hebben de PhDs Shannon van Hoorn (WP05) en Caroline Mussert (WP06) zorgpaden voor kinderen met Hemofilie van 0-8 jaar in kaart gebracht. Niet alleen binnen het Erasmus MC, waar beide PhDs werkzaam zijn maar ook met alle andere Hemofilie [...]

2023-12-01T13:12:39+00:00November 1st, 2023|News|

Partitura symposium

Two years ago we had the kick-off of Partitura 1, a side project of the SYMPHONY consortium. The aim was to create a care pathway and patient journey for children aged 0-8 with bleeding disorders. On June 9th, our Partitura symposium marked the end of this two year journey. Attended [...]

2023-08-17T07:36:08+00:00August 17th, 2023|News|

SYMPHONY on tour: Interview with Mariëtte Driessens

Education  Dr. Mariëtte Driessens studied Medical Biology in Utrecht. This choice was not entirely coincidental, as she spent a lot of time in the hospital because of her brother with hemophilia. This sparked her interest in the medical field and treatments.    Career  After her studies, Mariëtte spent 15 years [...]

2023-06-16T08:12:55+00:00June 30th, 2023|Interview, News|

Postgraduate Bioethics Conference

Lieke, a PhD candidate in workpackage 9, focusing on ethical dilemmas of treatment choice, participated in the Postgraduate Bioethics Conference held in Edinburgh on June 12th and 13th. The primary purpose of her attendance was to deliver an oral presentation on her ongoing research paper, which explores the discourse surrounding [...]

2023-06-16T10:05:54+00:00June 16th, 2023|News|
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