Our group studies cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, specifically colorectal, esophageal and pancreatic cancer. The aim is to understand the heterogeneity present within these cancers and between distinct cancer patients. For colorectal cancer, we have been instrumental in the design of molecular subtypes that identify patient groups with clearly distinctive tumors from a biological point of view. Understanding the ontogeny, molecular wiring and vulnerabilities of these molecular subtypes is key to our research program.

Team leader

Jan Paul Medema

Head of Department, Professor in Experimental Oncology and Radiobiology

Team members

Le (Larry) Zhang
PhD student

Valérie Wouters
PhD student

Lidia Atencia Taboada
PhD student

Ciro Longobardi
PhD student


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