Jan Beckervordersandforth

Dr. med. Jan Beckervordersandforth

Pathologist, neuropathologist

Short description

Jan Beckervordersandforth has been working as a neuropathologist at MUMC+ since February 2016. He participates in several MDOs. He also participates in the supervision of physician assistants and teaches medical students. He is consultant to Zuyderland Hospital and consultant for forensic brain research for NFI (Netherlands Forensic Institute).

Focus areas

  • Neuropathology/forensic neuropathology
  • Gastrointestinal pathology
  • GE pathology
  • Hepatobilay/panreactic pathology
  • Endocrine pathology
  • Neuroendocrine pathology
  • Autopsy pathology (focus on brainautopsies)




E-mail: jan.beckervordersandforth@mumc.nl
Telephone: +31 4 3387 46 10


Jan Beckervordersandforth studied medicine at the University of Aachen and Freiburg im Breisgau. From 2009-2011 he trained as a neuropathologist at the Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany. From 2011-2016 he was in training as a pathologist at MUMC+.

PhD research
Jan Beckervordersandforth received his PhD in clinical genetics with the thesis: 'Deletion and mutation analysis of the PGRN gene in a cohort of patients with frontotemporal demenita'.

Work experience

Since February 2016, Jan Beckervordersandforth has served as a staff member in the Department of Pathology at MUMC+.

Other achievements

Research Focus
Neuro oncology, particularly recurrent glioblastoma

Member of Dutch Society for Pathology (NVVP).
Member of Dutch Society for Neuropathology (NVVNP)
Member of European Society for Neuroendocrine Tumors (ENETs)
Member of Euro CNS

Organizing committee for the Euro CNS Forensic Course
Organizer of the Intensive Forensic Neuro-Pathology Training (IFNPT).

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