Joost van Neerven, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands


Joost van Neerven studied medical biology and defended his PhD at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands in 1995 on the role of T cells in allergy. After this he has worked as research scientist in industry, ranging from biopharmaceutical (ALK-Abello, Denmark), biotechnology (Tanox Pharma, Macrozyme, and Bioceros, all in the Netherlands) to food companies (FrieslandCampina, where he still works part time). In 2013 he was also appointed as special Professor of Mucosal Immunity at Wageningen University, in the department of Cell Biology and Immunology. He has published over 100 papers, and his current research interests are (mucosal) immunology, allergy, (infant) nutrition, and milk. A person wearing glasses Description automatically generated with low confidence

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