CEIDSS is a non-profit Research Organization working in health promotion focused on the social determinants of health.  Its mission is to produce innovative intervention research to improve the health status of the population, with an emphasis education on health determinants and risk factors linked with non-communicable diseases.

CEIDSS works in association with local and national authorities. While participating in European projects, CEIDSS has a strong experience in developing national and international comprehensive programs on tackling malnutrition, aligned with health strategies and priorities.

Since its foundation, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has stood for scientific and value-driven education, research and knowledge transfer. We are free thinkers with expertise and A Broader Mind. And we work together to build a better world for people and the planet.


The team members

René Pool

René Pool has a background in medicinal and theoretical chemistry, bioinformatics, and computational science. Specializes in metabolomics, genomics, polygenic scoring, and twin modeling. Proficient in data analysis and management using Python and R, with programming skills in R, Python, C, C++, Java, FORTRAN77, and FORTRAN90. Teaching experience in molecular biology.

Dorret Boomsma

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Gonneke Willemsen

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