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Thomas Langerak

Thomas Langerak was born on the 3rd of November 1990 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. In Eindhoven he attended the atheneum (pre-university education) at the Van Maerlantlyceum from 2003 to 2009. In 2009 he started medical school at the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam and graduated in December 2015. In January 2016 he started to work at the Viroscience department of the Erasmus MC as PhD-candidate under supervision of prof. Eric van Gorp. The main subjects of his PhD-project are viral infections on the Intensive Care department, viral infections and coagulation disorders and viral infections of the central nervous system. Furthermore, Thomas is performing research to the Zika virus and investigates the possible metabolic complications in HIV patients. Thomas also works at the Erasmus MC vaccination- and traveller’s clinic and is coach for the Viruskenner project in the Netherlands and Suriname.

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