Katja Wolthers is a clinical virologist working at the Department of Medical Microbiology at the Amsterdam UMC location AMC as a senior staff member. She is PrincipaI Investigator (PI) of a research group on Molecular Epidemiology and Pathogenesis of Human Parechoviruses and Enteroviruses. As one of Organovir’s project coordinators, she will be responsible for the management and execution of Organovir’s scientific component.
About Amsterdam UMC
Amsterdam University Medical Centers (Amsterdam UMC) is one of the foremost research institutions in the Netherlands and one of its largest hospitals, with 1500 staff members employed in medical research. The Amsterdam UMC research is organized in 7 themes within the AMC Research Institute, where AMC Principal Investigators (PIs) are appointed to develop their own research lines. The AMC Graduate School organizes doctorate level academic training of AMC PhD students (209 PhD rewarded in 2016). This concentration of expertise makes the center a breeding ground for fruitful scientific collaborations.