dr. J.H.W. (Jeanette) Leusen Associate Professor
- Laboratory for Translational Immunology (LTI)
Dr. Jeanette Leusen, received her PhD in 1995 at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She became associate professor and head of the immunotherapy group of the University Medical Center in Utrecht in 2006, and head of the UMAB facility in 2012. She has co-authored more than 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals on the working mechanisms of therapeutic antibodies, but also on IgA as a novel class of antibody for the treatment of both malignant as infectious disease.
Dr Leusen is the scientific founder of TigaTx.
Dr Leusen is senior editor of several Immunology/cancer journals and was organizer of the FASEB meeting on Immunoreceptors of 2014 and 2016, and was vice chair of the Gordon Research Conference on antibodies in 2018, and main chair in 2020
Fellowship and Awards
Dr Leusen holds several grants from NWO (STW), KWF, KiKa, Villa Joep! and industry.