Scientific Advisory
Prof. Dr. Manon Benders
Professor of Neonatology and Head of Department of Woman & Baby Division and at Wilhelmina Children's hospital, UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands
Professor Dr. Manon Benders is director of the Departement neonatology of the Wilhelmina Children’s hospital of the University Medical Center in Utrecht, the Netherlands. She was working as a senior clinical lecturer, King’s college London and honary consultant in Neonatology at Guy’s and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in 2014. During her training she did a junior research fellowship at UCLA in 1997, USA and a neonatal neurology fellowship at University of Geneva (Prof. dr. P.S. Hüppi) in 2006-2007. Her research focus is on brain development and neonatal brain injury using advanced quantification MRI techniques predicting neurodevelopmental outcome and developing neuroprotective/neuroregenerative strategies from bench-to-bedside. In this research field she is supervising several PhD students and clinical research fellows, working in different national and international research projects, as well in clinical as experimental studies.