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Jacoba (Cobi) J. Heijnen, PhD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Symptom Research, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 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: FCT11.5060.01
Phone: (713) 563-0162
Fax: 713-745-3475
Email: cjheijnen@mdanderson.org
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Laboratory of Neuroimmunology of Cancer-Related Symptoms
2121 W. Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: IBT10.1016
Phone: (713) 794-4453

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1982 Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, PHD, Cum Laude, Sciences Naturelles
1978 Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, MS, Medical Biology

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Professor, Department of Psychoneuroimmunology and Laboratory for Neuroimmunology and Developmental Origins of Disease, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 1997-2012
Associate Professor, Laboratory of Psychoneuroimmunology, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, Utrecht, Netherlands, 1986-1997
Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, Utrecht, Netherlands, 1982-1985
Research Technician, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, Utrecht, Netherlands, 1972-1982

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Committee Chair, Research Board, Division of Woman and Baby, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2010-2012
Committee Chair, Medical Ethical Committee, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 1998-2006
Department Chair, Department of Neuroimmunology and Developmental Origins of Disease, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 1997-2012

Grant & Contract Support

Title: Reducing Peripheral Neuropathy in Underserved CRC Patients by Minocycline
Funding Source: American Cancer Society (ACS)
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Xin Shelley Wang
Duration: 7/1/2013 - 6/30/2017
 
Title: A Novel Molecular Switch Regulating Transition From Acute to Chronic Pain
Funding Source: NIH/NINDS
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Annemieke Kavelaars
Duration: 9/1/2011 - 5/31/2016
 
Title: Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSC) to Regenerate the Neonatal Brain
Funding Source: Zon-MW, Translational Adult Stem Cell Research (TASo)
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Principal Investigator: Annemieke Kavelaars
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-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Annemieke Kavelaars
Duration: 7/1/2011 - 5/31/2016
 
Title: NEUROBID: Neuroscience on Barriers in Development
Funding Source: European Community FP-7 EU Project Health-2009
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Principal Investigator: Annemieke Kavelaars
Duration: 1/15/2010 - 1/15/2014

Last updated: 8/29/2013