Ger Rijkers
Ger Rijkers
Department of Sciences
University College Roosevelt, Middelburg

As a researcher and academic Ger specialises in the interaction between the human immune system and micro-organisms of the respiratory and gastrointestinal tract, in immunoregulation, vaccination, and healthy ageing. In addition to his work at University College Roosevelt, he is a medical immunologist and senior scientist at the Laboratory of Medical Microbiology and Immunology of the St Elizabeth Hospital in Tilburg, The Netherlands. He has published over 350 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals, as well as a textbook on Immunology. He is Co-Editor in Chief of Pneumonia and Section Editor of Beneficial Microbes and a scientific advisor of IPA.