MRI Research Amsterdam UMC

Sofieke de Jonge

Dr. Sofieke de Jonge is a scientist and technical physician specialized in the assessment of gastrointestinal function using advanced MRI.

Her primary focus is on advancing our understanding of bowel function in both healthy individuals and those with gastrointestinal diseases and dysmotility symptoms. By developing, evaluating and utilizing cutting-edge non-invasive cinematic MRI techniques, her goal is to alleviate the suffering of patients. Furthermore, she aims to bridge the gap between research and clinical practice by implementing the developed MRI techniques to assess bowel function in our clinic.

Dr. Sofieke de Jonge received her MSc. degree in Technical Medicine at the University of Twente in 2014. She went on to complete her PhD thesis at the University of Amsterdam in 2019, where she focused her research on developing advanced MRI techniques to capture and quantify motility in the small bowel. As a staff scientist she regularly presents her work at international conferences such as ISMRM and NeuroGASTRO. In addition, she serves as a peer reviewer for several esteemed journals, providing expert feedback to help advance the field.

Dr. Sofieke de Jonge is also dedicated to mentoring the next generation of scientists, supervising BSc, MSc, and PhD students and supporting their professional growth. As a certified coach, Dr. de Jonge plays an integral role in supporting the professional development of PhD students. She facilitates peer-to-peer coaching groups, providing a collaborative and supportive environment where students can share insights, challenges, and best practices. In addition, she offers personalized coaching on a one-on-one basis, providing individualized guidance and support to help students achieve their goals.

ORCID: Sofieke de Jonge (0000-0002-3921-0895) (
PubMed: de Jonge CS – Search Results – PubMed (
Affiliate research institute: AGEM: Sofieke S. de Jonge (