Prof. Dr. Teun van Gelder

Prof. Dr. Teun van Gelder, Erasmus Medical Center, Netherlands


Prof. Dr. Teun van Gelder, MD, PhD is an internist-nephrologist and clinical pharmacologist in the Departments of Hospital Pharmacy and Internal Medicine at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He was trained in internal medicine and nephrology at the Erasmus Medical Center, and completed his thesis in 1996 on the use of anti-interleukin-2 receptor monoclonal antibodies in solid organ transplantation. As a post-doctoral scientist, he worked in the Transplantation Immunology Laboratory of Dr. Randall E. Morris at Stanford University (1998-2000), and was awarded the Young Investigator Award from the American Society for Transplantation for his work during this time. Prof. Dr. van Gelder’s current research at the Erasmus Medical Center is focused on clinical pharmacology and therapeutic drug monitoring. In 2010 he was appointed Professor in Clinical Pharmacology. He is the chairman of the Dutch Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Biopharmacy and the secretary of the Dutch Society for Transplantation.