Scientific Advisory Board
MD Prof. Clinical Pediatrics
Jeffrey Bender is an Infection Disease Physician, Medical Microbiologist and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Los Angeles, CA, USA. His research is centered on understanding the role of the microbiome and its host interactions. Jeffrey Bender is also interested in hospital epidemiology and the implementation of rapid diagnostics in the pediatric setting.
Assoc. Prof. Clinical Pharmacy
Elisabet Nielsen is a Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor in Clinical Pharmacy at the Department of Pharmacy, Uppsala University, Sweden. Elisabet conducts research in the area of translational and personalized medicine. She uses mathematical modelling to understand the dynamic interplay between bacteria, antibiotic and patient and its implication for optimized antibiotic use. She also has an interest in the implementation of model-based systems to support individualized antibiotic treatments.
MD Prof. Molecular Microbiology
Holger Rohde is the deputy head of the Institute for Medical Microbiology, Virology and Hygiene at the Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), Germany and Professor of Molecular Microbiology. Holger Rohde is a senior physician and medical specialist in Microbiology, Virology and Infectious Disease Epidemiology. His research focuses on the role of biofilm formation in implant associated staphylococcal infections. He is an advocate of rapid diagnostics and has ample experience validating innovative technologies.
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