Prof. Dr. René Bernards is Chief Scientific Officer of Agendia and also a co-founder of the Company. René has a 30-year track record in oncology research, with more than 150 published papers in peer-reviewed journals. He is the Head of Division of Molecular Carcinogenesis of the Netherlands Cancer Institute, professor of Molecular Carcinogenesis at Utrecht University and member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). In addition René is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Gilde Healthcare fund.