At the 40th anniversary jubilee meeting of the Dutch Pharmacological Society on 1 June in Utrecht, Tom Schirris, theme Mitochondrial diseases received the Prof. Dr. Van Zwieten award for his doctoral thesis, entitled “Identifying on- and off-target mitochondrial drug effects by systems medicine”.Tom defended his thesis cum laude in December 2016 and he is currently studying the pharmacological aspects of mitochondrial transporters at the MRC Biology Unit of Cambridge University, funded by an EMBO Long-Term Fellowship.
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