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prof. dr. J.H.H.M. (Janneke) van de Wijgert

prof. dr. J.H.H.M. (Janneke) van de Wijgert

Full Professor
prof. dr. J.H.H.M. (Janneke) van de Wijgert
  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Julius Center Research Program Infectious Diseases

Research Programs

Infection & Immunity

Biography

Biography

Prof. Janneke van de Wijgert, MD PhD MPH, is a translational infectious disease researcher, educated in biomedical sciences and medicine (Utrecht University, Netherlands), and public health epidemiology (University of California at Berkeley, USA). Her work experience includes clinical epidemiological and public health research, laboratory research, and product development in various European, African, Asian, and American countries. Former employers include the University of California at San Franciscio (5 years of which as Director of the UZ-UCSF Collaborative HIV Research Program in Harare, Zimbabwe), the Population Council in New York, and the Amsterdam University Medical Center. She was appointed Full Professor in the Institute of Infection and Global Health at the University of Liverpool in 2012 and in the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care of the University Medical Center Utrecht in 2017. She has supervised/is supervising multiple PhD, Master’s and Bachelor students, and has published more than 180 peer-reviewed papers.
 
Janneke van de Wijgert’s main areas of research and teaching include 1) general infectious and immune-mediated disease epidemiology (including COVID-19); 2) the role of the human microbiome in health and disease; 3) the role of the cervicovaginal microbiome in reproductive and neonatal health and disease, and in prevention of HIV transmission; and 4) evaluation of diagnostics, treatments, and prevention interventions in these areas. In addition to traditional epidemiological approaches, she has specialised in incorporating ‘-omics’ and other complex biological data into epidemiological models. During the COVID-19 epidemic, she has worked with eHealth applications to control epidemic spread.

 

 

Side Activities

Lid van de Begeleidingscommissie Digitale Ondersteuning Bestrijding Covid-19 van het Ministerie van VWS;

Regular peer reviewer for journals and funding agencies;

Regular invited speaker, session chair, or Scientific Advisory Committee member at scientific meetings and conferences.

Advisor of biotech companies in infectious disease diagnostics and therapeutics (unpaid).

 

Research Output (78)

Interventions to control nosocomial transmission of SARS-CoV-2:a modelling study

Pham Thi Mui, Tahir Hannan, van de Wijgert Janneke H H M, Van der Roest Bastiaan R, Ellerbroek Pauline, Bonten Marc J M, Bootsma Martin C J, Kretzschmar Mirjam E dec 2021, In: BMC Medicine. 19 , p. 211

A prospective, randomized, single-blinded, crossover trial to investigate the effect of a wearable device in addition to a daily symptom diary for the Remote Early Detection of SARS-CoV-2 infections (COVID-RED):a structured summary of a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Brakenhoff Timo B, Franks Billy, Goodale Brianna Mae, van de Wijgert Janneke, Montes Santiago, Veen Duco, Fredslund Eskild K, Rispens Theo, Risch Lorenz, Dowling Ariel V, Folarin Amos A, Bruijning Patricia, Dobson Richard, Heikamp Tessa, Klaver Paul, Cronin Maureen, Grobbee Diederick E, 11 okt 2021, In: Trials. 22 , p. 1-5

A prospective, randomized, single-blinded, crossover trial to investigate the effect of a wearable device in addition to a daily symptom diary for the remote early detection of SARS-CoV-2 infections (COVID-RED):a structured summary of a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Brakenhoff Timo B, Franks Billy, Goodale Brianna Mae, van de Wijgert Janneke, Montes Santiago, Veen Duco, Fredslund Eskild K, Rispens Theo, Risch Lorenz, Dowling Ariel V, Folarin Amos A, Bruijning Patricia, Dobson Richard, Heikamp Tessa, Klaver Paul, Cronin Maureen, Grobbee Diederick E, 22 jun 2021, In: Trials. 22 , p. 1-5

Treatment Strategies for GLILD in Common Variable Immunodeficiency:A Systematic Review

Lamers Olivia A.C., Smits Bas M., Leavis Helen Louisa, de Bree Godelieve J., Cunningham-Rundles Charlotte, Dalm Virgil A.S.H., Ho Hsi En, Hurst John R., IJspeert Hanna, Prevaes Sabine M.P.J., Robinson Alex, van Stigt Astrid C., Terheggen-Lagro Suzanne, van de Ven Annick A.J.M., Warnatz Klaus, van de Wijgert Janneke H.H.M., van Montfrans Joris 15 apr 2021, In: Frontiers in Immunology. 12 , p. 1-20

Guidance for the design and reporting of studies evaluating the clinical performance of tests for present or past SARS-CoV-2 infection

Doust Jenny A, Bell Katy J L, Leeflang Mariska M G, Dinnes Jacqueline, Lord Sally J, Mallett Sue, van de Wijgert Janneke H H M, Sandberg Sverre, Adeli Khosrow, Deeks Jonathan J, Bossuyt Patrick M, Horvath Andrea R 29 mrt 2021, In: BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 372 , p. n568

Thoracic imaging tests for the diagnosis of COVID-19

Islam Nayaar, Ebrahimzadeh Sanam, Salameh Jean Paul, Kazi Sakib, Fabiano Nicholas, Treanor Lee, Absi Marissa, Hallgrimson Zachary, Leeflang Mariska M.G., Hooft Lotty, van der Pol Christian B., Prager Ross, Hare Samanjit S., Dennie Carole, Spijker René, Deeks Jonathan J., Dinnes Jacqueline, Jenniskens Kevin, Korevaar Daniël A., Cohen Jérémie F., Van den Bruel Ann, Takwoingi Yemisi, van de Wijgert Janneke, Damen Johanna A.A.G., Wang Junfeng, McInnes Matthew D.F., Davenport C., Emperador D., Dittrich S., Adriano A., Beese S., Dretzke J., Ferrante di RuQano L., Harris I., Price M., Taylor-Phillips S., Stuyf T., Domen J., Horn S., Yang B., Langendam M., Ochodo E., Guleid F., Holtman G., Verbakel J., Stegeman I., Agarwal R., Baldwin S., Berhane S., Herd C., 16 mrt 2021, In: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2021 , p. 1-145

Model-based evaluation of school- and non-school-related measures to control the COVID-19 pandemic

Rozhnova Ganna, van Dorp Christiaan H, Bruijning-Verhagen Patricia, Bootsma Martin C J, van de Wijgert Janneke H H M, Bonten Marc J M, Kretzschmar Mirjam E 12 mrt 2021, In: Nature Communications. 12 , p. 1-11

Intermittent Lactobacilli-containing Vaginal Probiotic or Metronidazole Use to Prevent Bacterial Vaginosis Recurrence:A Pilot Study Incorporating Microscopy and Sequencing

van de Wijgert Janneke H H M, Verwijs Marijn C, Agaba Stephen K, Bronowski Christina, Mwambarangwe Lambert, Uwineza Mireille, Lievens Elke, Nivoliez Adrien, Ravel Jacques, Darby Alistair C 1 dec 2020, In: Scientific Reports. 10 , p. 3884

Thoracic imaging tests for the diagnosis of COVID-19

Islam Nayaar, Salameh Jean-Paul, Leeflang Mariska Mg, Hooft Lotty, McGrath Trevor A, van der Pol Christian B, Frank Robert A, Kazi Sakib, Prager Ross, Hare Samanjit S, Dennie Carole, Spijker René, Deeks Jonathan J, Dinnes Jacqueline, Jenniskens Kevin, Korevaar Daniël A, Cohen Jérémie F, Van den Bruel Ann, Takwoingi Yemisi, van de Wijgert Janneke, Wang Junfeng, McInnes Matthew Df, 26 nov 2020, In: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2020 , p. 1-97

Thoracic imaging tests for the diagnosis of COVID-19

Salameh Jean-Paul, Leeflang Mariska Mg, Hooft Lotty, Islam Nayaar, McGrath Trevor A, van der Pol Christian B, Frank Robert A, Prager Ross, Hare Samanjit S, Dennie Carole, Spijker René, Deeks Jonathan J, Dinnes Jacqueline, Jenniskens Kevin, Korevaar Daniël A, Cohen Jérémie F, Van den Bruel Ann, Takwoingi Yemisi, van de Wijgert Janneke, Damen Johanna Aag, Wang Junfeng, McInnes Matthew Df, 30 sep 2020, In: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2020

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