Dr. A.M. (Andrea) Woltman (Erasmus MC)

Andrea Woltman is associate professor at the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology of the Erasmus MC and she is the Course Director Bachelor Medicine of the Erasmus MC. She studied Biomedical Sciences at the University of Leiden and also obtained her PhD training in Leiden at the Leiden University Medical Center with a short-term fellowship at the Laboratory for Immunological Research of Schering-Plough in France. After receiving her PhD degree in 2002, she continued her research in Leiden before she started her own research group at the Erasmus MC in 2006. She received a VENI (2005) and a VIDI grant (2012) from NWO and received also several other awards and honors during her scientific career. Her research is focused on immunology, especially on dendritic cells and chronic viral hepatitis.