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Reinout van Crevel full professor

Reinout van Crevel's research focus is tuberculosis (TB), integrating basic and clinical research.

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Reinout van Crevel full professor

Reinout van Crevel's research focus is tuberculosis (TB), integrating basic and clinical research. His basic research focuses on innate host defense mechanisms and their interaction with particular M. tuberculosis genotypes, to help understand differences in susceptibility and 'phenotype' of M. tuberculosis infection.

Clinical and operational research, mostly done in Indonesia and Romania, addresses diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary TB and TB meningitis, in HIV-negative and -positive patients, as well as screening and clinical management of concurrent TB and diabetes mellitus.

Van Crevel studied Medicine at the University of Amsterdam, and did his specialization for Internal Medicine combined with his PhD training in TB (2003) at the RUMC where he now works as an internist-infectious disease specialist.

Additional functions

  • Leads a patient-oriented research program on tuberculosis (since 1998, especially in Indonesia
  • Worked in West-Java, setting up a large program on HIV prevention and care (between 2006 and 2009; PI: Prof Andre van der Ven)
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Additional functions

  • Leads a patient-oriented research program on tuberculosis (since 1998, especially in Indonesia
  • Worked in West-Java, setting up a large program on HIV prevention and care (between 2006 and 2009; PI: Prof Andre van der Ven)
  • Elected as a 'VIDI' for a research on co-evolution in tuberculosis by the Netherlands Foundation for Scientific Research (NWO, 2010)
  • Scientific coordinator of an international EU-funded consortium on tuberculosis and diabetes, which is running in 7 countries (2012 - 2017)

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Field of study

Internal Medicine

Radboud Institute for Health Sciences

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