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prof. dr. Teun Bousema


About Teun Bousema

Teun Bousema is an infectious disease epidemiologist specialised in the biology and epidemiology of Plasmodium falciparum. read more

About Teun Bousema

Teun Bousema has a diploma in Biomedical Sciences with specialisations in epidemiology and infectious diseases. After fieldwork in Mbita, western Kenya, he completed his PhD thesis on the effects of drugs and immunity on the transmission of P. falciparum in 2007 (Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands). Subsequently, he worked in Moshi, Tanzania, as post-doctoral epidemiologist on several research and capacity building projects. In 2008, Teun joined the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and is now honorary professor at this institute. Since 2012, he is a member of Radboud Institute for Health Sciences and works on the biology and epidemiology of malaria transmission.


His current research projects include epidemiological studies on the human infectious reservoir for malaria in Kenya and Burkina Faso and (community) interventions to reduce the transmission of P. falciparum.


In 2013, Teun joined the prestigious Young Academy (De Jonge Akademie) of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Position(s)

  • full professor

Education

  • 2009 - 2011: Certificate in Learning and Teaching in higher education, University of London
  • 2007: PhD Radboud University
  • 2000: MSc Radboud University Career
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Education

  • 2009 - 2011: Certificate in Learning and Teaching in higher education, University of London
  • 2007: PhD Radboud University
  • 2000: MSc Radboud University Career
  • 2015 - present: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine honorary lecturer
  • 2008 - 2015: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Senior Lecturer
  • 2007 - 2008: Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center, Tanzania postdoctoral researcher

Personal prizes & awards

  • 2019: AMMODO Science Award
  • 2020-2025: ERC Consolidator Grant
  • 2017: Eijkman Medal
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Personal prizes & awards

  • 2019: AMMODO Science Award
  • 2020-2025: ERC Consolidator Grant
  • 2017: Eijkman Medal
  • 2017: Radboud Science Award
  • 2016 - 2020: NWO VIDI fellowship
  • 2015 - 2020: ERC Starting Grant
  • 2013: Member of the Young Academy of the Royal Society of Science and Arts
  • 2012 - 2016: Marie Curie Career Integration Grant
  • 2012: Merial Award
  • 2012: Merial Award for groundbreaking Parasitology research in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg
  • 2011: Distinction Certificate in Learning and Teaching (PGCILT) in higher education
  • 2008 - 2009: NWO Rubicon grant
  • 2007: Nijmegen University Centre for Infectious Diseases ' Young Talent award', Nijmegen, the Netherlands
  • 2000: Award for most promising epidemiology student of the study Biomedical Health Sciences at the Catholic University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Additional Functions

  • Member of malERA
  • Member Antiparasite Rollout Group
  • Vice-chair Scientific Committee Netherlands Society for Tropical Medicine
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Additional Functions

  • Member of malERA
  • Member Antiparasite Rollout Group
  • Vice-chair Scientific Committee Netherlands Society for Tropical Medicine
  • Member De Jonge Akademie (2003-2018)

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