Prof. J.M. Prins PhD

Full Professor
Main activities
Education, Patient care, Research
Infectious Diseases
Focus of research

Optimization of antibiotic treatment:

  • Treatment of community-acquired pneumonia and other respiratory infections
  • Antibiotic Stewardship
  • Quality indicators of antibiotic treatment

Treatment of HIV infection:

  • Primary HIV infection,
  • Adherence
  • Premalignant anal dysplasia
  • Innovative treatment modalities
Key publications
  • Bos Jeannet C., van Hest Reinier M., Mistício Mabor C., Nunguiane Ginto, Lang Cláudia N., Beirão José C., Mathôt Ron A. A., Prins Jan M. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamic Target Attainment of Benzylpenicillin in an Adult Severely ill Sub-Saharan African Patient Population Clinical infectious diseases 2018;66 (8):1261–1269 [PubMed]
  • van Velzen Patricia, ter Riet Gerben, Bresser Paul, Baars Jeroen J., van den Berg Bob T. J., van den Berg Jan W. K., Brinkman Paul, Dagelet Jennece W. F., Daniels Johannes M. A., Groeneveld-Tjiong Dewi R. G. L., Jonkers René E., van Kan Coen, Krouwels Frans H., Pool Karin, Rudolphus Arjan, Sterk Peter J., Prins Jan M. Doxycycline for outpatient-treated acute exacerbations of COPD: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial lancet. Respiratory medicine 2017;5 (6):492-499 [PubMed]
  • de Bruin Marijn, Oberjé Edwin J. M., Viechtbauer Wolfgang, Nobel Hans-Erik, Hiligsmann Mickaël, van Nieuwkoop Cees, Veenstra Jan, Pijnappel Frank J., Kroon Frank P., van Zonneveld Laura, Groeneveld Paul H. P., van Broekhuizen Marjolein, Evers Silvia M. A. A., Prins Jan M. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a nurse-delivered intervention to improve adherence to treatment for HIV: a pragmatic, multicentre, open-label, randomised clinical trial Lancet infectious diseases 2017;17 (6):595-604 [PubMed]
  • Schuts Emelie C., Hulscher Marlies E. J. L., Mouton Johan W., Verduin Cees M., Stuart James W. T. Cohen, Overdiek Hans W. P. M., van der Linden Paul D., Natsch Stephanie, Hertogh Cees M. P. M., Wolfs Tom F. W., Schouten Jeroen A., Kullberg Bart Jan, Prins Jan M. Current evidence on hospital antimicrobial stewardship objectives: a systematic review and meta-analysis Lancet infectious diseases 2016;16 (7):847-856 [PubMed]
  • Richel Olivier, de Vries Henry J. C., van Noesel Carel J. M., Dijkgraaf Marcel. G. W., Prins Jan M. Comparison of imiquimod, topical fluorouracil, and electrocautery for the treatment of anal intraepithelial neoplasia in HIV-positive men who have sex with men: an open-label, randomised controlled trial lancet oncology 2013;14 (4):346-353-353 [PubMed]
All Publications
Curriculum Vitae

Jan Prins is professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Amsterdam. He works as Infectious Diseases specialist in the Academic Medical Center (AMC) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He is head of the  Department of Internal Medicine at the AMC.

Research programmes

Prof. J.M. Prins PhD (Optimization of Antibiotic Therapy and Treatment of HIV Infection)

Theme:  Infection and Immunity

Prof. S.E. Geerlings PhD
F.J.B. Nellen PhD
J.T.M. van der Meer PhD

PhD Students
T.W. van der Vaart

Current research funding
  • AMC
  • AMC (Vrijgesteld)
  • GlaxoSmithKline BV
  • GlaxoSmithKline Research & Development Ltd.
  • Innovatiefonds Zorgverzekeraars
  • Janssen Cilag B.V.
  • KWF Kankerbestrijding
  • St. Werkgroep Antibioticabeleid (SWAB)
  • Stichting AMC Foundation (Vrijgesteld)
  • ZonMw