ORB welcomes Lizeth Sloot, who joined ORB to work on the HeiAge project as a biomechanics specialist.

She finished her bachelor on Medical Natural Sciences at the VU University in Amsterdam in 2008 with a thesis on the structural organization of the collagen coating on polyacrylamide gels. Subsequently, she obtained her Master of Science degree cum laude in Medical Natural Sciences with a specialization in Medical Physics in 2011.

After completing her PhD with a thesis on “Advanced technologies to assess motor dysfunction in children with cerebral palsy“, she held postdoctoral positions at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and at Harvard University before deciding to join the ORB team in Heidelberg.