E. (Erik) Verburg PHD Candidate - OIO
- Image Sciences Institute
Erik Verburg obtained his MSc degree in Technical medicine in 2011 at the University of Twente. His master thesis on MRI guided HIFU treatment of breast cancer with adjuvant MRI guided radiotherapy was performed at the Image Sciences Institute under supervision of dr. Kenneth Gilhuijs. After graduation he worked for four years for Opthec BV as a senior development engineer. He was responsible for the development of new optics to be used in implantable intraocular lenses and the implementation of new manufacturing processes.
Currently he is a PhD candidate in the group of dr. Kenneth Gilhuijs, working on the DENSE Trial project. In this trial, where women with extremely dense breast are screened using MRI, the aims of his project are to reduce the number of false positive follow up and breast cancer risk prediction using advanced breast MRI image processing.