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Staff members with discipline Infectious Diseases

Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.

Overview of all disciplines

dr. J.W.C. (Jan-Willem) Alffenaar
Contact
j.w.c.alffenaar umcg.nl
+31 50 361 4071
Function
hospital pharmacist - clinical pharmacologist
Antimicrobial resistance analysis, data analysis & visualisation
dr. M.S. (Matthijs) Berends
Contact
m.s.berends umcg.nl
Function
Medical epidemiologist/microbiologist
Molcular Genetics, Bacteriology, Medical Microbiology, Infection prevention
dr. ing. G. (Girbe) Buist
Contact
g.buist umcg.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
Infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, infection prevention
C. (Cansu) Cimen, PhD
Contact
c.cimen umcg.nl
Function
M.D., PhD candidate
Methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA)
Prevention of Antibiotic Resistance and Healthcare-associated infections
Crossborder (NL/DE) comparative research of health systems
Network analysis and transmission dynamics for infection prevention 
prof. dr. A.W. (Alex) Friedrich
Contact
alex.friedrich umcg.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Corinna Glasner is scientific project manager for the leadpartner of the two INTERREG V projects EurHealth-1Health and health-i-care and research associate at the Department of Medical Microbiology and Infection Prevention. Her expertise lies in molecular microbiology and local, national and international epidemiology of pathogens. She successfully completed her PhD at the end of 2014 with numerous publications on the subtyping and genomic population structure of major pathogens of hospital infections, such as Staphylococcus aureus. Here she led u.a. Europe-wide prevalence of S. aureus and carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE). The avoidance of antibiotic resistance and the strengthening of infection prevention are also her area of ‚Äč‚Äčinterest during this time. Since 2016, Corinna Glasner has been a central part of German-Dutch cooperation in the current INTERREG project EurHealth-1Health and health-i-care and is learning and living the opportunities of this exciting border region every single day.
dr. C. (Corinna) Glasner
Contact
c.glasner umcg.nl
+31 50 361 0668
Function
Scientific Project Manager
Protein Crystallography
Biophysics
Structure-based Drug Design
M.R. (Matthew) Groves, Prof
Contact
m.r.groves rug.nl
Function
Associate Professor
NWO-VENI laureate Prof. Hak and his multidisciplinary team have supervised >30 PhD theses on the validity of scientific statistical and epidemiological causal design methods to assess (side-) effects of drugs and vaccines using Real-World Big Health Care... read more
prof. dr. E. (Eelko) Hak
Contact
e.hak rug.nl
+31 6 5001 9923
Function
Full professor of Pharmacoepidemiology / Chair unit PharmacoTherapy, -Epidemiology, -Economics
Microbiology; Human Microbiome, pre- and probiotic.
dr. ir. H.J.M. (Hermie) Harmsen
Contact
h.j.m.harmsen umcg.nl
+31 50 361 5186
Function
Associate professor
Field / Discipline
Immunology of vaccinations. Immunological ageing. Biomarkers of vaccination. 
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Contact
m.van.der.heiden umcg.nl
Function
Post-doctoral researcher in viral immunology and vaccination
Health economics of blood transfusion safety, hematology and infectious diseases.
dr. M. (René) van Hulst
Contact
m.van.hulst rug.nl
Function
Associate professor Global Health Technology Assessment
chronic inflammation, immunology of ageing, MS, EAE animal models, innate immunity, brain, skin, microbial antigens, peptidoglycan, evolutionary medicine
prof. dr. J.D. (Jon) Laman
Contact
j.d.laman umcg.nl
+31 6 2740 2046
Function
Full professor Immunology of Ageing
Klinische virologie
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Contact
c.van.leer umcg.nl
Function
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Contact
l.liu umcg.nl
Function
PhD Student
Field / Discipline
Development and implementation of molecular diagnostics in clinical virology. Implementation of international quality control programmes. Implementation of Point-of-Impact technologies. Cost/benefits studies. MiddleWare solutions in molecular diagnostics.
prof. dr. H.G.M. (Bert) Niesters
Contact
h.g.m.niesters umcg.nl
+31 50 361 5060
Function
Professor in Medical Microbiology, Director Laboratory of Clinical Virology
Klinische epidemiologie
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Contact
d.f.postma umcg.nl
Function
Internist / Infectious Diseases specialist
Field / Discipline
Development and implementation of molecular tools for diagnosing infectious diseases. Focus on the use of sequence-based technologies for infection control, detection and understanding of antimicrobial resistance, and the role of the host in the disease... read more
prof. dr. J.W.A. (John) Rossen
Contact
j.w.a.rossen rug.nl
+31 50 361 3480
Function
Endowed professor for personalised molecular microbiology
A. (Arezoo) Shajiei-Schotsman
Contact
a.shajiei umcg.nl
+31 50 361 5650
Function
prof. dr. B.N.M. (Bhanu) Sinha
Contact
b.sinha umcg.nl
Function
Infectious diseases, mycobacteria, HIV, clinical epidemiology, internal medicine
prof. Y. (Ymkje) Stienstra
Contact
y.stienstra umcg.nl
Function
Professor of Medicine, tropical and poverty related infectious diseases, internist/infectious diseases specialist and clinical epidemiologist
Clinical and field epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, temporo-spatial analysis of disease spread, qualitative studies and public health of infectious diseases in the tropics and sub-tropics.
dr. A. (Adriana) Tami
Contact
a.tami umcg.nl
+31 50 361 0067
Function
Assistant Professor in Clinical Epidemiology of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Infectiepreventie, HAI
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Contact
a.voss umcg.nl
Function
Chair Medical Microbiology and Infection Prevention
Board-Certified training: Pulmonary Diseases & Tuberculosis, Experience, former: Tropical Medicine; Critical Care. Present Position: head, Infectious Diseases
prof. dr. T.S. (Tjip) van der Werf
Contact
t.s.van.der.werf umcg.nl
+31 50 361 1501
Function
Professor
Universal Health Coverage, Global Health Education, Research Capacity Building, Mixed-Methods Research 
dr. J. (Janine) de Zeeuw
Contact
j.de.zeeuw umcg.nl
Function
Postdoc researcher department of Health Sciences, Global Health Unit
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