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Prof. Micha Wilhelmus

Assistant Professor
VU University Medical Center

Brief Biography:

Dr. Wilhelmus studied Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathogenesis as an undergraduate student in 2001 at the department of Pathology of the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre (RUNMC), Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Thereafter, from 2002 until 2006 he investigated both the role of Apolipoprotein E and small heat shock proteins in AD pathogenesis as a PhD-student at the department of Neurology (RUNMC) In the period of 2006-2007, Dr. Wilhelmus worked as a postdoc at the department of Neurology RUNMC in a project on the role of Abeta-receptors in AD pathogenesis. From 2008 onwards, Dr. Wilhelmus (PI) worked as a postdoctoral fellow and project leader in the Neuropharmacology group led by Dr. Drukarch, investigating the role of transglutaminases in AD and Parkinson’s disease pathogenesis at the department of Anatomy and Neurosciences, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Currently, Dr. Wilhelmus continues this work being appointed assistant professor in the Neuropharmacology group. 


Academic positions:

Assistant professor


Research interests:

Alzheimer's disease, transglutaminases, amyloid-beta, cerebral amyoild angiopathy, small vessel disease, Parkinson's disease.


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