Jaap Middeldorp

PROF.DR., (Principal Investigator)

1979 …2023

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Research interests

Prof. Middeldorp has a biochemistry (MSc 1980) and transplantation infectious disease background (University Hospital Groningen; PhD 1985).
He specialized in molecular virology-immunology with the aim of understanding virus-driven diseases and developing novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.
Following a 15 year carrier in diagnostic industry (Organon - bioMérieux), he founded a spin-off company (www.cyto-barr.com) in 2000 and returned for 0.5fte to academics (VU University medical center, Amsterdam) to further explore the molecular basis of multiple EBV-linked diseases and associated diagnostic -therapeutic applications, with a special focus on EBV-driven cancers.
He is (co-)author on >250 peer-reviewed publications and (co-) inventor on 8 patent families.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

CEO, Cyto-Barr BV

1 Apr 2000 → …

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