Nathalie Cools was born in Herentals, Belgium, in 1979. She received the M.D. degree in medical biochemistry (summa cum laude) in 2001 and her Ph.D. degree in medical sciences in 2001, both from the University of Antwerp, Belgium. After her Ph.D. degree, she continued to work as a postdoctoral Researcher in the laboratory of Experimental Hematology, headed by Professor Zwi Berneman. As of October 1, 2009, she holds a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship of the Fund for Scientific Research (FWO-) Flanders. Cools’ research is focused on immunobiology and modulation of human myeloid dendritic cells in order to suppress and/or tolerate T-cell responses in autoimmunity.
Biography Updated on 7 July 2011