Selection of grants as PI (in total more than 11,1 Million Euro since Phd as PI)
NWO-Vici grant for high potentials, Innovational Research Incentives scheme. The power of expectations: Unraveling the role of nocebo effects in the sensitization of somatic symptoms. NWO Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research 2017-2021, 1.499,205 Euro
Hartstichting - ZonMW, 2017-2021. We all benefit: The ecosystem for healthy living. 2.499.426 Euro (projectleader).
NWO Research Talent 2016, 2016-2020. Training the circadian rhythm: Conditioning of the cortisol awakening response. 219.474 Euro (grant applicant).
ERC Proof of Concept Grant. Empowering expectations for health and disease: Development of a pioneering training tool., 2016-2018, ca. 150.000 Euro (grant applicant).
ERC Consolidator Grant. Empowering expectations for health and disease: Training of the immune and endocrine system. 2014-2019, ca. 1.981.009 Euro (grant applicant).
ZonMw, Dutch Medical Science Organization. Role of patient-participation in the development and evaluation of E-health care developments. Round Patient Participation 2011-2013, ca. 93.919 Euro (projectleader).
NWO-Vidi grant for high potentials, Innovational Research Incentives scheme. Unraveling the placebo effect: The power of expectancies for conditioning the immune and endocrine system. NWO Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research 2010-2015, 796.913 Euro + 50.000 Euro NWO Aspasia grant (grant applicant).
ZonMw Doelmatigheid, Dutch Medical Science Organization Tailored cognitive-behavioral E-health care in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. 2008-2012, 399.841 Euro (projectleader).
NWO-Veni grant for high potentials, Innovational Research Incentives scheme. Psychophysiological stress mechanisms in chronic inflammatory diseases. NWO Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, 2004-2007, 199.790 Euro (grant applicant).
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