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Susanne de Rooij

Susanne de Rooij is a researcher at the Department of Clinical Developmental Psychology and manager of the Amsterdam Stress Lab ( At the same time she holds a position as assistant-professor at the Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam.

Susanne is a biological psychologist and epidemiologist with specific expertise in early life stress and stress physiology. Over the years, she has combined methods of epidemiology, psychology, (epi)genetics, psychophysiology and cognitive neuroscience in her work and has extensive experience with setting up large epidemiological studies as well as with smaller, more mechanistic studies.

A complete overview of Susanne's research can be found at