Education and career

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
  • 2003 - 2007: Radboudumc & ICIPE Kenya PhD student
People Teun Bousema

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Teun Bousema PhD

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Teun Bousema associate professor

Teun Bousema is an infectious disease epidemiologist specialised in the biology and epidemiology of Plasmodium falciparum. His current projects include epidemiological studies on the human infectious reservoir for malaria and development of interventions to accelerate malaria elimination efforts.

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Teun Bousema associate professor

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 a senior lecturer 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.


Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 2017: Eijkman Medal
  • 2017: Radboud Science Award
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Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 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
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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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Education and career

  • 2015 - present: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine honorary lecturer
  • 2009 - 2011: Certificate in Learning and Teaching in higher education, University of London
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Field of study

Medical Microbiology

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Research group Malaria research

Robert Sauerwein's (and Teun Bousema's and Taco Kooij's) group focuses on the clinical development of plasmodium falciparum vaccines for control and elimination of malaria.

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