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Project Management

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Femke van Diggelen, PhD Project Manager

Femke van Diggelen, PhD, studied life science and technology at the University of Groningen, and received her master’s degree in biomedical sciences with a cum laude degree at Utrecht University.  She started her industrial PhD as a Marie Sklodowska Curie fellow at Aarhus University (Denmark), in collaboration with Crossbeta Biosciences BV. Her project was aimed at targeting oligomers of the protein alpha-synuclein, for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. After successfully defending her PhD, Femke started working as a scientist at Crossbeta Biosciences BV in 2017, where she managed a project focussed on Alzheimer’s disease. During her time at Crossbeta she got acquainted with project management, for which she developed a special interest. At ttopstart Femke is part of the project management team.

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Femke van Diggelen, PhD
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