N.M.A. (Niels) van den Berg, MSc

PhD Student

Area(s) of interest

  • Molecular Epidemiology
  • Ageing Research

Introduction

 


Key publications

Key scientific publications (Google Scholar):

- van den Berg, N., Beekman, M., Smith, K. R., Janssens, A., & Slagboom, P. E. (2017). Historical demography and longevity genetics: Back to the future. Ageing Research Reviews, 38, 28–39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arr.2017.06.005

- van den Berg, N., Rodríguez-Girondo, M., van Dijk, I. K., Mourits, R. J., Mandemakers, K., Janssens, A. A. P. O., … Slagboom, P. E. (2019). Longevity defined as top 10% survivors and beyond is transmitted as a quantitative genetic trait. Nature Communications, 10(1), 35. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-07925-0

- van den Berg, N., Rodriguez-Girondo, M., Mandemakers, K., Janssens, A. A. P. O., Beekman, M., & Slagboom, P. E. (2019). Longevity Relatives Count score defines heritable longevity carriers and suggest case improvement in genetic studies. BioRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/609891

Key press publications (Google Scholar):

Lang leven vooral door lang levende moeder, NOS website: 27-03-2018
Meer dan 100? Dat is te danken aan de moeder, NRC: 02-04-2018
Soundcloud: Zeeuwse Kamer over het geheim van oud worden, Omroep Zeeland: 14-01-2019
Altmetric 53574137: longevity defined as top 10% survivors is transmitted as a quantitative genetic trait


Contact

Leiden University Medical Center
Building 2
Room S-05-040

Einthovenweg 20
2333 ZC Leiden
Tel: +31 71 526 9738

Postalzone S5-P
P.O. Box 9600
2300 RC Leiden
The Netherlands

E-mail: n.m.a.van_den_berg@lumc.nl