Jutte van der Werff ten Bosch, Professor of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology, Paola Childrens Hospital, Antwerpen, Belgium.
Professor Dr Jutte van der Werff ten Bosch is an pediatric immunologist and hemato/oncologist. She completed her studies in medicine suma cum laude at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and went on to do her PhD in the field of immunology. Afterwards, she completed her training as a pediatrician and a pediatric hemato/oncologist at the same university, after which she moved to the Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum to further specialize in immunology and infectiology. Since 2008 she is a member of the department of Pediatrics in the hospital of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Her main field of research interest is the overlap between immunology and oncology, eg. The occurrence of cancer in children with underlying immunodeficiencies. Besides, she has joined several initiatives in Belgium and The Netherlands aimed at increasing awareness and trying to bring the knowledge on immunodeficiencies to the broader public.