dr. J.A.A.G. (Anneke) Damen

dr. J.A.A.G. (Anneke) Damen

Assistant Professor
dr. J.A.A.G. (Anneke) Damen
  • Julius Center, dept. Epidemiology & Health Economics



Anneke Damen is a clinical epidemiologist specialized in systematic reviews and meta-analysis of prognostic models.

She studied biomedical sciences at the Radboudumc and specialized in epidemiology and pathobiology. She did several internships at the Radboudumc, the National Expert and Training Centre for Breast Cancer Screening, and at Sanquin blood supply.

In 2014, Anneke started working as a PhD student at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, under supervision of Prof. Carl Moons, Prof. Rob Scholten, Dr. Lotty Hooft, and Dr. Thomas Debray. Her project focused on systematic reviews and meta-analyses of prediction model studies. She combined her PhD project with the postgraduate master Clinical Epidemiology. Furthermore, she worked as affiliated researcher for Cochrane Netherlands. Here she was active as a teacher on several courses and worked on projects for the Belgian health care Knowledge centre and Zorginstituut Nederland.

Anneke currently works as an assistant professor for Cochrane Netherlands and is the coordinator of the Cochrane Prognosis Methods Group.

Research Output (60)

Overinterpretation of findings in machine learning prediction model studies in oncology:a systematic review

Dhiman Paula, Ma Jie, Andaur Navarro Constanza L, Speich Benjamin, Bullock Garrett, Damen Johanna AA, Hooft Lotty, Kirtley Shona, Riley Richard D, Van Calster Ben, Moons Karel Gm, Collins Gary S 17 Mar 2023, In: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 157 , p. 120-133 14 p.

Prediction of disease specific and overall survival in men with prostate cancer using the Decipher assay

Garegnani Luis, Franco Juan V.A., Melendi Santiago E., Vernooij Robin W.M., Jung Jae Hung, Hwang Eu Chang, Damen Johanna A.A.G., Warlick Christopher A., Coles Bernadette, Dahm Philipp 13 Mar 2023, In: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2023

Indicators of questionable research practices were identified in 163,129 randomized controlled trials

Damen Johanna A, Heus Pauline, Lamberink Herm J, Tijdink Joeri K, Bouter Lex, Glasziou Paul, Moher David, Otte Willem M, Vinkers Christiaan H, Hooft Lotty 2 Dec 2022, In: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 154 , p. 23-32 10 p.

Systematic review identifies the design and methodological conduct of studies on machine learning-based prediction models

Andaur Navarro Constanza L, Damen Johanna Aa, van Smeden Maarten, Takada Toshihiko, Nijman Steven Wj, Dhiman Paula, Ma Jie, Collins Gary S, Bajpai Ram, Riley Richard D, Moons Karel Gm, Hooft Lotty 24 Nov 2022, In: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 154 , p. 8-22 15 p.

Comparative performance of cardiovascular risk prediction models in people living with HIV

Tahir Irtiza, Vos Alinda, Damen Johanna, Barth Roos, Tempelman Hugo, Grobbee Diederick, Scheuermaier Karine, Venter Willem, Klipstein-Grobusch Kerstin 15 Nov 2022, In: Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine. 23

The score after 10 years of registration of systematic review protocols

van der Braak Kim, Ghannad Mona, Orelio Claudia, Heus Pauline, Damen Johanna A.A., Spijker René, Robinson Karen, Lund Hans, Hooft Lotty 5 Sep 2022, In: Systematic Reviews. 11 , p. 1-10

How to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of prognostic model studies

Damen Johanna A A, Moons Karel G M, van Smeden Maarten, Hooft Lotty 4 Aug 2022, In: Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 29 , p. 434-440 7 p.

Risk of bias of prognostic models developed using machine learning:a systematic review in oncology

Dhiman Paula, Ma Jie, Andaur Navarro Constanza L, Speich Benjamin, Bullock Garrett, Damen Johanna A A, Hooft Lotty, Kirtley Shona, Riley Richard D, Van Calster Ben, Moons Karel G M, Collins Gary S 7 Jul 2022, In: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research. 6

Cochrane corner:Biomarkers to improve preoperative prediction of major cardiac outcomes after non-cardiac surgery

Vernooij Lisette M, van Klei Wilton A, Moons Karel Gm, van Waes Judith Ar, Damen Johanna Aag 5 Jul 2022, In: Heart (British Cardiac Society). 108 , p. 1257-1259 3 p.

What did we learn in 35 years of research on nutrition and supplements for age-related macular degeneration:a systematic review

Pameijer Els M, Heus Pauline, Damen Johanna A A, Spijker René, Hooft Lotty, Ringens Peter J, Imhof Saskia M, van Leeuwen Redmer 13 Jun 2022, In: Acta Ophthalmologica. 100 , p. e1541-e1552

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