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PhD A.F. de Vos

Position
Research Associate
Main activities
Education, Research
Specialisation
Biology - Immunology
Focus of research
  • Cellular and humoral innate immune responses against bacteria
  • Role of pattern recognition receptors in pneumonia
  • Toll-like receptor signal transduction
Key publications
  • Anas Adam A., Hovius Joppe W. R., van 't Veer Cornelis, van der Poll Tom, de Vos Alex F. Role of CD14 in a Mouse Model of Acute Lung Inflammation Induced by Different Lipopolysaccharide Chemotypes PLoS ONE 2010;5 (4):e10183 [PubMed]
  • Anas Adam, van der Poll Tom, de Vos Alex F. Role of CD14 in lung inflammation and infection Critical care (London, England) 2010;14 (2):209 [PubMed]
  • de Vos Alex F., Pater Jennie M., van den Pangaart Petra S., de Kruif Martijn D., van 't Veer Cornelis, van der Poll Tom In Vivo Lipopolysaccharide Exposure of Human Blood Leukocytes Induces Cross-Tolerance to Multiple TLR Ligands Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. 2009;183 (1):533-542 [PubMed]
  • Hoogerwerf Jacobien J., de Vos Alex F., Bresser Paul, van der Zee Jaring S., Pater Jennie M., de Boer Anita, Tanck Michael, Lundell Daniel L., Her-Jenh Chung, Draing Christian, von Aulock Sonja, van der Poll Tom Lung inflammation induced by lipoteichoic acid or lipopolysaccharide in humans American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2008;178 (1):34-41 [PubMed]
  • Dessing Mark C., Knapp Sylvia, Florquin Sandrine, de Vos Alex F., van der Poll Tom CD14 facilitates invasive respiratory tract infection by Streptococcus pneumoniae American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2007;175 (6):604-611 [PubMed]
All Publications
Curriculum Vitae

1. Eduction

  • Master in Biology, University of Amsterdam, 1989.
  • Doctorate on Ocular inflammation, University of Amsterdam, 1994.

2. Positions

  • 1989: Scientific researcher, Sandoz Ltd, Basel, Switzerland.
  • 1990 – 1996: PhD study and post-doc, Netherlands Opthalmic Research Institute, Amsterdam.
  • 1996 – 1997: Post-doc, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.
  • 1997 – 1999: Post-doc, Netherlands Opthalmic Research Institute, Amsterdam.
  • 1999 – 2001: Post-doc, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam.
  • 2001 – permanent: Staff member Infectious Disease Group, Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam.