Timon Vandamme is a digestive oncology fellow at the Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium. He completed his medical studies at the University of Antwerp, Belgium and the Universidad de Barcelona, Spain. He has gained additional expertise in the treament of neuroendocriene tumors during a research stay in the Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, an European Neurodocrine Tumor Society (ENETS)-certified Center of Excellence.
Currently, Timon Vandamme is pursuing a PhD in the field of neuroendocrine tumours. The focus of his PhD project is the resistance to everolimus treatment in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. The PhD project is part of an international collaboration between the Center for Oncological Research (CORE) of the University of Antwerp, Belgium and the laboratory of Experimental Endocrinology of the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. This will lead to a joint PhD between both institutions.
His ongoing research has led to oral and poster presentations on national and international congresses, including the European Cancer Congress and the ENETS conference. He recieved the bi-annual ENETS-Ipsen Translational Research Fellowship in 2013.