Marlène Hekman is a MD PhD candidate at the TRACER research group of Otto Boerman TRACER of the Radboud university medical center. She is working with Mark Rijpkema Mark Rijpkema on the project entitled: 'Intraoperative dual-modality imaging in Renal Cell Carcinoma'. This project is performed together with the department of Urology. In 2006 she has started her study Medicine at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. In 2013 she obtained her Master’s degree (Cum Laude). She has worked one year at the department of Urology at Medisch Spectrum Twente, Enschede, before starting as a PhD candidate in Nijmegen. In the future she hopes to start her training to become a urologist.