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University Medical Center Groningen

prof. dr. A.W. (Alex) Friedrich

Honorary professor
prof. dr. A.W. (Alex) Friedrich


Genomics for Infection Prevention, Prevention of Healthcare associated Infections (HCAI) and the (regional/crossborder) transmission dynamics in the spread of Antimicrobial resistant microorganisms (ARM), Network analysis of the Epidemiology of HCAI and ARM (systemic infection prevention), Use of genomics in clinical microbiology, molecular subtyping of pathogens with public health importance (personalized infection prevention), S. aureus/MRSA, Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE), Zoonotic potential of Antimicrobial Resistance, Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC)

Other positions

Chair of the non-profit EurSafety-Fond of the UMCG for fostering patient safety and infection prevention, Member of the Executive Board (treasurer and financial support officer) of the non-profit European Society of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (ESCMID) (no honorary), Guest lecturer for course of medical microbiology at the Cattolica University, Rome (no honorary)- No conflict of interest due to personal collaboration, income or shares from diagnostic or pharma companies ---
Ad hoc member of the national "Outbreak Management Team" during de COVID-19 pandemic, Themeleader "Antibiotic Resistance", Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health
Last modified:14 October 2021 10.43 p.m.

Contact information

Antonius Deusinglaan 1
9713 AV Groningen
The Netherlands