Haisma, Prof. Hidde
Hidde J. Haisma (1957) is professor of Pharmaceutic Gene Modulation at the Pharmacy department of the Faculty of Science and Engineering. He studied medical biology at Utrecht University and has worked in the US (including at Harvard Medical School) and at VU University Amsterdam. In 2000 he was appointed Professor of Pharmaceutic Gene Modulation at the University of Groningen.
Haisma conducts research into the development of drugs that can influence human genes in order to cure diseases. Haisma is editor of a number of journals in the field of gene therapy and has written over 100 publications and various patent applications in his field of study. Haisma is a board member of the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Gen- en Celtherapie (Dutch Society for Gene and Cell Therapy) and of the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy. He is also a member of the Gene Doping Expert Group of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). October 2016 he received a 100,000 US dollar grant from the WADA for his research project that will focus on the development of a gene doping detection assay based on next generation sequencing.
- Haisma in NPO's Sportlab Sedoc on sport and genes (Dutch tv)
- Golden genes (Dutch tv, Labyrint)
- Haisma in TV programme Zembla: The Doping Theatre
Previously in the news
- Suspicious genes, fast legs
- Research grant from the World Anti-Doping Agency for professor Hidde Haisma
- Controleurs kunnen gendoping detecteren bij Winterspelen [Inspectors will be able to detect gene doping at Winter Games - in Dutch, source: de Volkskrant; infographic by Izaak Besuijen]
- Gene doping? No way back (in Dutch)
- With your genes? Try swimming (article in NRC on selection of sporters)
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