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Annemieke M. Kavelaars, PhD, MS

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Symptom Research, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Adjunct Associate Professor, Laboratory of Neuroimmunology and Developmental Origins of Disease (NIDOD), University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Professor/Member, The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston (GSBS), Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Department of Symptom Research
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Unit Number: 1450
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FCT11.5060.02
Phone: (713) 563-3216
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Laboratory)
Laboratory of Neuroimmunology of Cancer-Related Symptoms
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: B6.4529
Phone: (713) 794-5297
Fax: (713) 745-8137

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1986 Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands, MSc, Biology

Postgraduate Training

1990-1997 Research Fellowship, Psychoneuroimmunology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, Cobi J. Heijnen

Grant & Contract Support

Title: Faculty Science and Technology Acquisition and Retention (STARS) Program
Funding Source: The University of Texas System
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 9/1/2012 - 9/30/2015
Title: A Novel Molecular Switch Regulating Transition from Acute to Chronic Pain
Funding Source: NIH/NINDS
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 9/1/2011 - 5/31/2016
Title: Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSC) to Regenerate the Neonatal Brain
Funding Source: ZonMW, Translational Adult Stemcell Research (TASo)
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Duration: 8/1/2011 - 8/1/2017
Title: A Novel Neuroimmune Risk Factor for Comorbid Depression and Chronic Pain
Funding Source: NIH/NINDS
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Principal Investigator: Annemieke Kavelaars, Robert Dantzer, Robert Kelley
Duration: 7/1/2011 - 5/31/2016
Title: NEUROBID: Neuroscience on Barriers in Development
Funding Source: European Community; FP-7 EU
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 1/15/2010 - 1/15/2014
Title: Regeneration of Neuronal Damage after Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury by GCSF
Funding Source: WKZ Foundation
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Duration: 8/2006 - 8/2010
Title: Prospection in Stress-related Military Research (PRISMO)
Funding Source: Dutch Ministry of Defence, Military Health (MGFB)
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Duration: 3/2005 - 3/2012

Last updated: 1/27/2015