About us


Dr JP Bayley has been a cancer genetics researcher for over 20 years. A biochemist by training (University of Keele, UK), JP received his PhD from the medical faculty of Leiden University and subsequently focused on cancer genetics, leading or collaborating in many (national and international) studies of the genetics and biology of hereditary cancer. In addition to authoring or co-authoring around 60 biomedical manuscripts, JP has been an active scientific editor for over a decade, editing or translating a wide range of documents including manuscripts, grant proposals, pre-proposals and manuals.

Recent publications

  1. Germline DLST Variants Promote Epigenetic Modifications in Pheochromocytoma-Paraganglioma. Buffet A, Zhang J, Rebel H, Corssmit EPM, Jansen JC, Hensen EF, Bovée JVMG, Morini A, Gimenez-Roqueplo AP, Hes FJ, Devilee P, Favier J, Bayley JP. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 Jan 23;106(2):459-471.
  2. Advances in paraganglioma-pheochromocytoma cell lines and xenografts. Bayley JP, Devilee P. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2020 Dec;27(12):R433-R450.
  3. Variant type is associated with disease characteristics in SDHB, SDHC and SDHD-linked phaeochromocytoma-paraganglioma. Bayley JP, Bausch B, Rijken JA, van Hulsteijn LT, Jansen JC, Ascher D, Pires DEV, Hes FJ, Hensen EF, Corssmit EPM, Devilee P, Neumann HPH. J Med Genet. 2020 Feb;57(2):96-103.
  4. The phenotype of SDHB germline mutation carriers: a nationwide study. Niemeijer ND, Rijken JA, Eijkelenkamp K, van der Horst-Schrivers ANA, Kerstens MN, Tops CMJ, van Berkel A, Timmers HJLM, Kunst HPM, Leemans CR, Bisschop PH, Dreijerink KMA, van Dooren MF, Bayley JP, Pereira AM, Jansen JC, Hes FJ, Hensen EF, Corssmit EPM. Eur J Endocrinol. 2017 Aug;177(2):115-125.
  5. Loss of maternal chromosome 11 is a signature event in SDHAF2, SDHD, and VHL-related paragangliomas, but less significant in SDHB-related paragangliomas. Hoekstra AS, Hensen EF, Jordanova ES, Korpershoek E, van der Horst-Schrivers AN, Cornelisse C, Corssmit EP, Hes FJ, Jansen JC, Kunst HP, Timmers HJ, Bateman A, Eccles D, Bovée JV, Devilee P, Bayley JP. Oncotarget. 2017 Feb 28;8(9):14525-14536.
  6. Consensus Statement on next-generation-sequencing-based diagnostic testing of hereditary phaeochromocytomas and paragangliomas. NGS in PPGL (NGSnPPGL) Study Group, Toledo RA, Burnichon N, Cascon A, Benn DE, Bayley JP, Welander J, Tops CM, Firth H, Dwight T, Ercolino T, Mannelli M, Opocher G, Clifton-Bligh R, Gimm O, Maher ER, Robledo M, Gimenez-Roqueplo AP, Dahia PL. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2017 Apr;13(4):233-247.