Nanda Rommelse, PhD

Nanda Rommelse


Nanda Rommelse is Associate Professor and junior Principal Investigator at the department of psychiatry (Radboud University Medical Center), research coordinator and healthcare psychologist in training at the outpatient university clinic Karakter and aspiring Principal Investigator at the Donders Institute. Her research focus is on improving diagnostic and treatment procedures of ADHD, by investigating the following key topics:

- heritability of cognitive deficits in ADHD

- stability of cognitive deficits in ADHD

- development of innovative cognitive instruments for ADHD diagnosis.

- differential diagnoses of ADHD and autism

- diagnosis of ADHD in combination with a very low or very high (gifted) IQ

- treatment of ADHD with a restricted elimination diet.

Several of Nanda’s accomplishments (Bachelor, two Master degrees, PhD) have been honored with the predicate ‘cum laude’ and both her Master and PhD thesis were chosen as best thesis written in 2004 and 2009, respectively, by the Dutch Association for Neuropsychology. She has received a Veni-grant, supervises/supervised 20 PhD candidates, has published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed, international journals and is editor of the journal European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Recently (2013), she was elected by the Dutch Network of Woman Professors as most talented young female researcher working in gamma sciences at the Radboud UMC/University.