Ester is Consultant at Catalyze. She assists clients in the field of Life Sciences in transforming ideas into project applications to raise funding. Ester holds a PhD and is specialized in vascular biology, stem cells and regenerative medicine.
After her graduation she started her PhD-project at TNO Quality of Life/VU University Medical Center, where she focused on improving vascularization in regenerative medicine. Ester received her PhD in September 2011 at the Faculty of Medicine at the VU University in Amsterdam. After her PhD, she expanded her research as post-doc at the VUmc department of Physiology and LUMC department of Thrombosis and Hemostasis. In 2015 she was involved in contract research as Scientist at A-Skin BV. Ester collaborated with (inter)national research groups, (co)authored scientific articles and grant applications. At Catalyze she combines her scientific background, communication and writing skills to raise funding for innovative fundamental and applied research in Life Sciences.