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Alsya Affandi

  • PhD
  • Postdoc
  • Vrije Universiteit Medisch Centrum Instituut voor onderwijs en opleiding
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Research interests

Systemic Sclerosisinflammatory and fibrotic diseasesDendritic cellsTLRChemokine

About

My main interests are immunology and biomedical science. Currently a PhD student at UMC Utrecht, my main project is to study disease mechanisms in Systemic Sclerosis, and using different models to investigate new mechanistic biomarkers and potential therapeutic targets.

Co-authors (96)

Publications (5)

  • CXCL4 is a novel inducer of human Th17 cells and correlates with IL-17 and IL-22 in psoriatic arthritis

    • Affandi A
    • Silva-Cardoso S
    • Garcia S
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  • Serum microRNA screening and functional studies reveal miR-483-5p as a potential driver of fibrosis in systemic sclerosis

    • Chouri E
    • Servaas N
    • Bekker C
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  • Association of microRNA-618 Expression With Altered Frequency and Activation of Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells in Patients With Systemic Sclerosis

    • Rossato M
    • Affandi A
    • Thordardottir S
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  • Editorial: Closing in on the Role of Thymic Stromal Lymphopoietin Inhibition as a Therapeutic Entry Point for Systemic Sclerosis

    • Affandi A
    • van Roon J
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  • Update on biomarkers in systemic sclerosis: tools for diagnosis and treatment

    • Affandi A
    • Radstake T
    • Marut W
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Professional experience

Postdoc

Vumc

September 2017 - Present

Graduate Student - Guest Researcher

University Medical Center Utrecht

May 2012 - Present

Graduate Student/ Research Fellow

Boston University

January 2010 - December 2012(3 years)

Graduate Student

Radboud Universiteit

November 2009 - May 2012(3 years)

Intern

Radboud Universiteit

January 2009 - December 2009(a year)

Junior Analyst

Radboud Universiteit

September 2008 - August 2009(a year)

Intern

GlaxoSmithKline

October 2007 - June 2008(8 months)

Intern

Radboud Universiteit

May 2007 - September 2007(4 months)

Education

MSc, cum laude

Radboud Universiteit

September 2008 - August 2010(2 years)

BASc

Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen

August 2003 - July 2007(4 years)

Al Azhar 1 Senior Secondary School

July 2000 - June 2003(3 years)