Tim Korevaar

Tim Korevaar is postdoc researcher in thyroid diseases and doctor in training at Erasmus Medical Centre and Sint Franciscus Gasthuis. He has received the Academy KNAW Early Career Award 2019.

Although Tim Korevaar has only recently gained his PhD, he already has an impressive list of achievements in scientific research. His work shows that an abnormal thyroid function of the mother during pregnancy has consequences for the brain development in the child. This has consequences for the monitoring of pregnancies throughout the world. He is a much sought-after speaker at international conferences on this subject, about which he also publishes. Korevaar works at the interface of clinical patient care and fundamental scientific research.