dr.ir. J. Brands (Judith)

Information Specialist

About Me

As an information specialist for TNW Health, I assist you with information literacy to identify, retrieve, organize, and analyze information. If you have any questions or problems with any aspect of information literacy, such as searching for information and publishing your work (including Open Access), please don’t hesitate to contact me.  


Medicine & Life Sciences
Blood Vessels
Blood Volume
Postpartum Period
Pten-Induced Putative Kinase


Bueno, M., Calyeca, J., Khaliullin, T., Miller, M., Álvarez, D., Rosas, L. , Brands, J., Baker, C. M., Nasser, A., Shulkowski, S., Mathien, A., Nneoma O, U., Sembrat, J., Mays, B. G., Fiedler, K., Hahn, S. A., Salvatore, S. R., Schopfer, F. J., Rojas, M., ... Mora, A. L. (2023). CYB5R3 in type II alveolar epithelial cells protects against lung fibrosis by suppressing TGF-β1 signaling. JCI insight, 8(5), [e161487]. https://doi.org/10.1172/jci.insight.161487
Catov, J. M., Muldoon, M. F., Gandley, R. E. , Brands, J., Hauspurg, A., Hubel, C. A., Tuft, M., Schmella, M., Tang, G., & Parks, W. T. (2022). Maternal Vascular Lesions in the Placenta Predict Vascular Impairments a Decade After Delivery. Hypertension, 79(2), 424-434. https://doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.121.18394
Gemmel, M., Sutton, E. F. , Brands, J., Burnette, L., Gallaher, M. J., & Powers, R. W. (2021). L-Citrulline supplementation during pregnancy improves perinatal and postpartum maternal vascular function in a mouse model of preeclampsia. American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 321(3), R364-R376. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpregu.00115.2020
Countouris, M., de Jong, N. , Brands, J., Chen, X., Berlacher, K. L., Catov, J., & Villanueva, F. S. (2020). PLACENTAL VASCULAR LESIONS AND MATERNAL CORONARY MICROVASCULAR FUNCTION BY MYOCARDIAL CONTRAST ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY 8-10 YEARS AFTER DELIVERY. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 75(11), 1660-1660.
Hauspurg, A. , Brands, J., Gandley, R., Muldoon, M. F., Parks, W. T., Hubel, C. A., & Catov, J. M. (2020). Evidence of Impaired Microvascular Function a Decade After Delivery in Women With Placental Malperfusion Lesions. Circulation, 141(Suppl. 1). https://doi.org/10.1161/circ.141.suppl_1.MP61
Sutton, E. F., Gemmel, M. , Brands, J., Gallaher, M. J., & Powers, R. W. (2020). Paternal deficiency of complement component C1q leads to a preeclampsialike pregnancy in wild-Type female mice and vascular adaptations postpartum. American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 318(6), R1047-R1057. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpregu.00353.2019
Hauspurg, A. , Brands, J., Gandley, R. E., Redman, E., Simhan, H., Jeyabalan, A., & Hubel, C. A. (2019). Increased peripheral vascular resistance and arterial stiffness one year after preeclampsia. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 220(1), S287-S288. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2018.11.445
Bueno, M. , Brands, J., Voltz, L., Fiedler, K., Mays, B., St. Croix, C., Sembrat, J., Mallampalli, R. K., Rojas, M., & Mora, A. L. (2018). ATF3 represses PINK1 gene transcription in lung epithelial cells to control mitochondrial homeostasis. Aging Cell, 17(2), [e12720]. https://doi.org/10.1111/acel.12720

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I am teaching information literacy for TNW-Health (Biomedical Engineering, Health Sciences, and Technical Medicine).

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Courses Academic Year  2022/2023

Courses in the current academic year are added at the moment they are finalised in the Osiris system. Therefore it is possible that the list is not yet complete for the whole academic year.

Courses Academic Year  2021/2022

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Library, ICT-Services & Archive
Carré (building no. 15), room C1139
Hallenweg 23
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Library, ICT-Services & Archive
Carré  C1139
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands