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prof. dr. Robert Sauerwein
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About Robert Sauerwein

Robert Sauerwein has a vested interest in translational research and clinical development of Plasmodium falciparum malaria vaccines.

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About Robert Sauerwein

Trained as medical specialist in clinical microbiology and immunology, I have a vested interest in translational research and clinical development of Plasmodium falciparum malaria vaccines. My entire research career that includes lab, clinical as well as field experience in Africa, has been focused on better understanding of malaria transmission and parasite/host interactions. For this purpose we have several types of vaccines in clinical development, improved the Controlled Human Malaria Infection (CHMI) model and several field sites in endemic countries.

Positions

  • emiritus hoogleraar

Personal prizes & awards

  • 2010: The Eijkman Award

Research Institute Radboud Institute for Molecular Sciences

Our main aim is to achieve a greater understanding of the molecular mechanisms of disease. By integrating fundamental and clinical research, we obtain multifaceted knowledge of (patho)physiological processes.

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Research group Malaria research

Teun Bousema's, Benjamin Mordmüller's and Taco Kooij's research group focuses on the clinical development of plasmodium falciparum vaccines for control and elimination of malaria.

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