The Chimeric Investigator, an Endangered Species

Huib M Vriesendorp, MD, PhD & Hal A Droogleever Fortuyn, MD, PhD What is a chimeric investigator? During his long and remarkable career Professor Dick van Bekkum (1925-2015) was a PhD thesis adviser to 50 different investigators, working in the Radiobiology Institute, TNO, Rijswijk, The Netherlands. After the investigators had…

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History of Graft-versus-Host Disease

Huib M. Vriesendorp, MD, PhD1,2 and Peter J. Heidt, PhD1,3 1 Phase2Therapy, Den Haag, The Netherlands, hvriesendorp@gmail.com 2 PO Box 2855, Silverthorne, CO, 80498, USA 3 Department of Pediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

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Radiolabeled immunoglobulin therapy in patients with Hodgkin’s disease

Vriesendorp HM, Quadri SM. Cancer Biother Radiopharm. 2000 Oct;15(5):431-45. Translational research supports the use of radiolabeled antiferritin for recurrent Hodgkin's disease. A 60% tumor response rate is obtained after treatment of out-patients with polyclonal radiolabeled antiferritin. Hodgkin's disease masses shrink after radiolabeled antiferritin treatment due to the radiation delivered by…

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Prediction of normal tissue damage induced by cancer chemotherapy

Huibert Michiel Vriesendorp, Rob Vriesendorp, Francine Vriesendorp. University of Maryland, School of Medicine and Hospital Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology (Impact Factor: 2.57).  02/1987; 19(4):273-6. DOI: 10.1007/BF00261471 Cancer chemotherapeutic agents have a low therapeutic index and require a precise and safe prescription. Hematological toxicity is the most common dose limiting side effect of cancer…

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Of scientific physicians and evidence-based medicine

In regard to Glatstein, IJROBP 2001;49:619–621  Huib M. Vriesendorp M.D., Ph.D. Marshfield Clinic Marshfield, WI, USA Quand on n’a pas du charactere, il vaut bien prendre une methode. [Lack of Character is best compensated by a method] Albert Camus, La Chute [The Fall]. To the Editor: Obviously, Dr. Glatstein has character. He enjoys…

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