Reinout van Crevel appointed professor of Global Health and Infectious Diseases

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Reinout van Crevel  (Internal medicine) has been appointed Professor of Global Health and Infectious Diseases at the Radboud university medical center with effect from 1 November 2016.

Radboudumc wants to convey knowledge to contribute to treatment and international efforts to combat poverty-related infectious diseases, with particular focus on HIV and tuberculosis. Infectiologist Reinout van Crevel has strong clinical expertise and research experience in this field. Van Crevel conducts a large international study on combined tuberculosis and diabetes in eight countries. He also works on tuberculous meningitis and other brain infections, often in HIV-patients. For this work in Jakarta he will get a part-time position at Oxford University.

Van Crevel will further strengthen research and international collaboration in the field of Global Health and Infectious Diseases.

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