Who we are
In 2007 the tumour-stroma ratio (TSR) was found by Wilma Mesker from the department of surgery of the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC). Since then a lot of research and validation studies to TSR has been done all over the world.
The UNITED study designed for looking into the reproducibility of scoring and for implementation in daily practice.
The daily research group of the study consists of 3 members. Marloes Smit (PhD student), Gabi van Pelt (senior researcher) and Wilma Mesker (principal investigator). All members are employed by the department of Surgery led by prof. Rob Tollenaar.
Within the research there is a close collaboration with the department of Pathology in the LUMC.