Menno van Zelm

Dr Menno van Zelm is receiving the Heineken Young Scientists Award for Medicine for his research on the cellular and molecular mechanisms that cause antibody deficiencies, i.e. serious immune system disorders.

His research is important for our understanding of immune disorders, how the body fights infection, and what causes inflammatory diseases and serious bone marrow and lymph node disorders. Menno van Zelm works at Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam.