Dr. Joris M. van Montfrans, MD, PhD
Position: pediatrician – immunologist
Dr. Joris van Montfrans was trained as a consultant in pediatric immunology in the Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital, part of the UMC Utrecht, in The Netherlands. Currently, he still works in that institute. His clinical work consists of diagnosing an treating children with primary immunodefiencies, auto inflammatory diseases and auto immune diseases.
His research focusses on genetics causes of immunodeficiencies, chronic inflammation, and fatigue in immunodeficiencies. He particularly looks into new or improved diagnostic tests, and improved treatments.
Dr. van Montfrans teaches in immunology, amongst others at the Eureka Institute for Translational Medicine.
Dr. van Montfrans is is active in the Dutch National Working Party for Immunodeficiencies (secretary).