Paul R. Klatser

Royal Tropical Institute, The Netherlands


Paul R. Klatser has a Ph.D. degree. He is the Head of the Department of Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, with more than 40 professionals. He is a Professor Extraordinary at the Free University of Amsterdam. He has a background in biochemistry/immunology and is actively involved in tuberculosis research and diagnostic product development also together with private companies. He has a special interest in diagnostic development and drug resistance. Furthermore, he is involved in a number of tuberculosis laboratory capacity strengthening activities in developing countries. He regularly advises multilateral organizations such as WHO on diagnostic issues related to infectious diseases, and he is board member of various editorial committees and organizations, both national and international.

Biography Updated on 16 August 2009

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