Trained immunity: a memory for innate host defense
Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Mihai Netea completed his PhD at the Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, on studies investigating the cytokine network in sepsis. After working as a post-doc at the University of Colorado, he returned to Nijmegen where he finished his clinical training as an infectious diseases specialist, and where he currently heads the division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Nijmegen University Nijmegen Medical Center. He is a leading authority on infectious diseases, sepsis, primary immunodeficiencies in innate immunity and has pioneered work on the study of the memory traits of innate immunity. He has won numerous awards for his research including most recently the European Society for Clinical Investigation Award for Translational Research and the Spinoza Prize.
He has published extensively on his research in journals of the highest rank, including Science, Cell and the New England Journal of Medicine.
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