dr. ing. E.F. (Anneke) Brattinga

dr. ing. E.F. (Anneke) Brattinga

Assistant Professor
dr. ing. E.F. (Anneke) Brattinga
  • Department of Epidemiology



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 (46)

Completeness of reporting of clinical prediction models developed using supervised machine learning:a systematic review

Andaur Navarro Constanza L, Damen Johanna A A, Takada Toshihiko, Nijman Steven W J, Dhiman Paula, Ma Jie, Collins Gary S, Bajpai Ram, Riley Richard D, Moons Karel G M, Hooft Lotty Jan 2022, In: BMC Medical Research Methodology. 22

The comparative and added prognostic value of biomarkers to the Revised Cardiac Risk Index for preoperative prediction of major adverse cardiac events and all-cause mortality in patients who undergo noncardiac surgery

Vernooij Lisette M, van Klei Wilton A, Moons Karel Gm, Takada Toshihiko, van Waes Judith, Damen Johanna Aag 21 Dec 2021, In: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2021 , p. 1-439

Risk of bias in studies on prediction models developed using supervised machine learning techniques:Systematic review

Andaur Navarro Constanza L., Damen Johanna A.A., Takada Toshihiko, Nijman Steven W.J., Dhiman Paula, Ma Jie, Collins Gary S., Bajpai Ram, Riley Richard D., Moons Karel G.M., Hooft Lotty 20 Oct 2021, In: The BMJ. 375 , p. 1-9

External Validation of Risk Prediction Models to Improve Selection of Patients for Carotid Endarterectomy

Poorthuis Michiel H F, Herings Reinier A R, Dansey Kirsten, Damen Johanna A A, Greving Jacoba P, Schermerhorn Marc L, de Borst Gert J 12 Oct 2021, In: Stroke. 53 , p. 87-99 13 p.

Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery - A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

de Vries Lisa H, Aykan Dilay, Lodewijk Lutske, Damen Johanna A A, Borel Rinkes Inne H M, Vriens Menno R Aug 2021, In: Frontiers in Endocrinology. 12 16 p.

Effectiveness of contact tracing apps for SARS-CoV-2:a rapid systematic review

Jenniskens Kevin, Bootsma Martin C J, Damen Johanna A A G, Oerbekke Michiel S, Vernooij Robin W M, Spijker René, Moons Karel G M, Kretzschmar Mirjam E E, Hooft Lotty 12 Jul 2021, In: BMJ Open. 11 , p. 1-14 22 p.

Reporting of prognostic clinical prediction models based on machine learning methods in oncology needs to be improved

Dhiman Paula, Ma Jie, Navarro Constanza Andaur, Speich Benjamin, Bullock Garrett, Damen Johanna Aa, Kirtley Shona, Hooft Lotty, Riley Richard D, Van Calster Ben, Moons Karel G M, Collins Gary S 29 Jun 2021, In: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 138 , p. 60-72 13 p.

Prognostic models for radiation-induced complications after radiotherapy in head and neck cancer patients

Takada Toshihiko, Damen Johanna A.A.G., Tambas Makbule, Spijker René, Steenbakkers Roel J.H.M., Sharabiani Marjan, Clementel Enrico, Langendijk Johannes A., Moons Karel G.M., Schuit Ewoud 17 May 2021, In: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2021 , p. 1-38

Prediction models for clinical outcome after cochlear implantation:a systematic review

Velde H. M., Rademaker M. M., Damen J. A.A., Smit A. L., Stegeman I. 20 Apr 2021, In: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 137 , p. 182-194 13 p.

The methodological quality of 176,620 randomized controlled trials published between 1966 and 2018 reveals a positive trend but also an urgent need for improvement

Vinkers Christiaan H, Lamberink Herm J, Tijdink Joeri K, Heus Pauline, Bouter Lex, Glasziou Paul, Moher David, Damen Johanna A, Hooft Lotty, Otte Willem M 19 Apr 2021, In: PLoS Biology. 19 , p. 1-16

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