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Gastroenterology. Mucosal immunology in inflammatory Bowel Disease

Research interests

My research focuses on understanding the pathogenesis of immune-based gastrointestinal diseases with a main focus on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and cancer. The ultimate goal is to find new therapies for these diseases.

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

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, PhD Life and death at the mucosal luminal interface: a new perspective on human intestinal ischemia-reperfusion, Maastricht University


Award Date: 2 Nov 2012

Master, Medical Doctor degree, Maastricht University


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