Sophia Children's Hospital | Research
We do ground-breaking research, every single day
Our research projectsAll projects
Reducing symptoms of depression and anxiety in young patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in order to improve quality of life and the clinical course of disease.
YP Face IT
YP Face IT is an online psychotherapeutic intervention aimed at Dutch adolescents with a visible difference.
Fragile X Syndrome
Fragile X syndrome is the leading monogenic cause of intellectual disability and autism.
Children’s long-term neuropsychological outcome after caloric restriction during the first week of critical illness.
Our research groupsAll groups
Macrophages in the healthy and diseased brain
Mutations in genes important for microglia, the brain’s macrophages, can predispose to brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s. The underlying mechanisms are largely unknown.
Our research groups investigates how a complex interplay between genetic and environmental factors leads to high myopia and how this can be prevented.
General Pediatric Emergency Care
Focus on research questions arising from the clinical care at the pediatric emergency department.
Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition - Samsom lab
Which immune regulatory processes are essential to develop and maintain the intestinal immune system’s tolerance to dietary antigens and commensal bacteria?