Pien van Paassen
- PhD Fellow
Pien van Paassen has a bachelor’s in both Health & Life Sciences and Medicine from the Vrije Universiteit, as well as a master degree in Medicine from the Vrije Universiteit. She graduated last August and started her PhD at Experimental Immunology in the Academic Medical Center.
She is part of the AIGHD because as one of the researchers of the NOVA study and the coordinator of this cohort. Her research focuses on HIV cure and the viral reservoir looking into virological and immunological characteristics of patients with an acute HIV infection who started antiretroviral therapy immediately after diagnosis.