Sven van der Lee
Dr. Sven van der Lee is a medical doctor and geneticist and he leads our aim to a fast implementation of novel findings from fundamental research into the clinic. After becoming an MD at the Leiden University Medical Center in 2011, he went on to obtain his PhD at the genetic epidemiology unit at the ErasmusMC in Rotterdam. During his PhD, he contributed to the discovery of several genetic factors that influence the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Since 2017 he continued his search for novel factors at the Department of Human Genetics and the Alzheimer Center at the Amsterdam UMC . Dr. van der Lee is sponsored by a Memorabel fellowship from ZonMw, the ABOARD project and donations from the Edwin Bouw Fonds.