Board


Merel Mol

Chair, External affairs & Task force Mental Health

Merel is a PhD candidate at the Alzheimer Center, the Department of Neurology. Her project focusses on the genetics of frontotemporal dementia.
Besides her function as chair, she represents Promeras at Promovendi Netwerk Netherlands (PNN), and focuses on mental health related issues amongst PhD candidates.


Sarah Moen

Internal affairs & External affairs

Sarah is a PhD candidate at the department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology.  Her project focuses on colon capsule endoscopy in colorectal cancer screening. She represents Promeras at “Promovendi Netwerk Nederland” (PNN) and in the Erasmus MC PhD committee. 


Rama Wahab

Acquisition & Communications, Secretary

Rama is a PhD candidate at the Generation R Study and the Department of Pediatrics.
She is responsible for the acquistition, digital communications (newsletter and website) of Promeras and is involved in organizing the Erasmus Tour.


Laurine Rijsbergen

Digital affairs & Communications, Internal affairs

Laurine is a PhD candidate at the department of Viroscience.
For Promeras, she is involved in digital communication (Instagram, Facebook and website), represents Promeras in the Erasmus MC PhD committee and is part of the Diversity & Inclusion workgroup


Isabella Zampeta

Task force International students

Isabella is a PhD candidate at the department of Neuroscience. Her project focuses on the molecular aspects of Angelman Syndrome, a  neurodevelopmental disease.
Within Promeras, she is responsible for organizing a Task force for international PhD students, aiming to deal with the issues they are facing in Erasmus MC and to provide information and help when needed.


Wilson Lim

Communication, Promotion and Task Force International Students

Wilson is a PhD candidate in the department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and he is working on drug discovery and developing in vitro infection models for a neglected tropical disease called Mycetoma. Here Wilson is involved in promoting the visibility of Promeras via newsletters and events. Together with Isabella, Wilson is also involved in the affairs of international PhD students. 


Mila Welling

External affairs and Task Force Mental Health

Mila is a PhD candidate at the department of Endocrinology, division of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. Her project focusses on treatment of genetic obesity. She represents Promeras at “Promovendi Netwerk Nederland” (PNN).  Moreover, she will be involved in the project about mental health-related issues amongst PhD candidates and Erasmus Tour.


Felix Theunissen

Treasurer & Acquisition

Felix is a PhD candidate at the department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. His project focusses on quality assurance and structured reporting. Within Promeras he is treasurer and responsible for acquisition.


Lucia Giannini

Task force Mental Health & Task Force International Students

Lucia is a PhD candidate at the Department of Neurology. Her PhD project focuses on the role of neuroinflammation in the pathophysiology of frontotemporal dementia, a young-onset form of dementia. Within Promeras, Lucia is involved in promoting mental health amongst PhD students and in organizing resources and activities for the international PhD community at the Erasmus MC.