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Lennert van den Dries

Lennert van den Dries studied medicine at the VU University in Amsterdam and worked as an clinical doctor at the internal medicine department in Beverwijk before he came to Rotterdam. Currently, Lennert is involved in HIV research at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. His main focus is neurocognitive disorders and coagulation abnormalities present in patients with HIV. Other fields of interest include metabolic abnormalities in HIV (Cortisol), HIV latency in monocytes and immune activation. During his PhD he completed the biomedical research master “Infection and Immunity” to expand his laboratory skills. He works at the Erasmus MC vaccination clinic, an institution that specializes in optimal immunization strategies for immunocompromised patients.