OOA is a joint graduate school of the VUmc, NKI-AvL and AMC, dedicated to the training of PhD students working in the field of Oncology. 

(poster)presenting your research, September 13OOA retreat, October 11 - 13Basic Microscopy course, October 23 - 27Programming in Matlab for beginnersBasic Medical Statistics, November 13-17

Strong integration of basic, translational and clinical oncology research
OOA, accredited most recently by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (KNAW) for the period 2016 – 2021, provides an educational programme for PhD students in the Amsterdam region. The strength of OOA comes from integration of basic, translational and clinical research of the three institutes.

The OOA is managed by the directors:
Arjan v2  Prof. dr. Arjan W. Griffioen (VUmc), chairman
Heinv2  Prof.dr. Hein te Riele (NKI- AvL)
Marcelv2  Dr. Marcel Spaargaren (AMC)

This website gives you an overview of our education programme and a brief description of ongoing research. Please contact us, or check our folder for more detailed information.