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prof. dr. J.H.H.M. (Janneke) van de Wijgert

prof. dr. J.H.H.M. (Janneke) van de Wijgert

Full Professor
prof. dr. J.H.H.M. (Janneke) van de Wijgert
  • Epi Infectieziekten Team 1b
  • Julius Center Research Program Infectious Diseases

Research Programs

Infection & Immunity

Biography

Biography

Prof. Janneke van de Wijgert, MD PhD MPH, is a translational infectious disease researcher, educated in biomedical sciences and medicine (Utrecht University, Netherlands), and public health epidemiology (University of California at Berkeley, USA). Her work experience includes clinical epidemiological and public health research, laboratory research, and product development in various European, African, Asian, and American countries. Former employers include the University of California at San Francisco (5 years of which as Director of the UZ-UCSF Collaborative HIV Research Program in Harare, Zimbabwe), the Population Council in New York, the Amsterdam University Medical Center, and the University of Liverpool, UK. She was appointed Full Professor in the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care of the University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht in 2017, and as Chief Science Officer Infectious Diseases at the Dutch Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in 2022. She currently divides her time between the UMC Utrecht and the RIVM. She has supervised/is supervising multiple PhD, Master’s and Bachelor students, and has published more than 180 peer-reviewed papers. 
 
Janneke van de Wijgert’s main areas of research and teaching include 1) general infectious and immune-mediated disease epidemiology (including COVID-19); 2) the role of the human microbiome in health and disease; 3) the role of the cervicovaginal microbiome in reproductive and neonatal health and disease, and in prevention of HIV transmission; and 4) evaluation of diagnostics, treatments, and prevention interventions in these areas. In addition to traditional epidemiological approaches, she has specialised in incorporating ‘-omics’ and other complex biological data into epidemiological models. During the COVID-19 epidemic, she has worked with eHealth applications to control epidemic spread.

A complete list of publications can be found on ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2728-4560

 

 

Side Activities

Chief Science Officer Infectious Diseases, Dutch Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM; as of 1 March 2022).

Member of the "Begeleidingscommissie Digitale Ondersteuning Bestrijding Covid-19" of the Dutch Ministry of Health and Sports (May 2020-Feb 2022).

Regular peer reviewer for journals and funding agencies (ongoing).

Regular invited speaker, session chair, or Scientific Advisory Committee member at scientific meetings and conferences (ongoing).

Unpaid advisor of biotech companies in infectious disease diagnostics and therapeutics (ongoing).

Research Output (82)

Interventions to control nosocomial transmission of SARS-CoV-2:a modelling study

Pham Thi Mui, Tahir Hannan, van de Wijgert Janneke H H M, Van der Roest Bastiaan R, Ellerbroek Pauline, Bonten Marc J M, Bootsma Martin C J, Kretzschmar Mirjam E Dec 2021, In: BMC Medicine. 19 , p. 1-16

Reporting guidelines for human microbiome research:the STORMS checklist

Mirzayi Chloe, Renson Audrey, Zohra Fatima, Elsafoury Shaimaa, Geistlinger Ludwig, Kasselman Lora J, Eckenrode Kelly, van de Wijgert Janneke, Loughman Amy, Marques Francine Z, MacIntyre David A, Arumugam Manimozhiyan, Azhar Rimsha, Beghini Francesco, Bergstrom Kirk, Bhatt Ami, Bisanz Jordan E, Braun Jonathan, Bravo Hector Corrada, Buck Gregory A, Bushman Frederic, Casero David, Clarke Gerard, Collado Maria Carmen, Cotter Paul D, Cryan John F, Demmer Ryan T, Devkota Suzanne, Elinav Eran, Escobar Juan S, Fettweis Jennifer, Finn Robert D, Fodor Anthony A, Forslund Sofia, Franke Andre, Furlanello Cesare, Gilbert Jack, Grice Elizabeth, Haibe-Kains Benjamin, Handley Scott, Herd Pamela, Holmes Susan, Jacobs Jonathan P, Karstens Lisa, Knight Rob, Knights Dan, Koren Omry, Kwon Douglas S, Langille Morgan, Lindsay Brianna, 18 Nov 2021, In: Nature Medicine. 27 , p. 1885-1892 8 p.

A prospective, randomized, single-blinded, crossover trial to investigate the effect of a wearable device in addition to a daily symptom diary for the Remote Early Detection of SARS-CoV-2 infections (COVID-RED):a structured summary of a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Brakenhoff Timo B, Franks Billy, Goodale Brianna Mae, van de Wijgert Janneke, Montes Santiago, Veen Duco, Fredslund Eskild K, Rispens Theo, Risch Lorenz, Dowling Ariel V, Folarin Amos A, Bruijning Patricia, Dobson Richard, Heikamp Tessa, Klaver Paul, Cronin Maureen, Grobbee Diederick E, 11 Oct 2021, In: Trials. 22 , p. 1-5

Diagnostic accuracy of rapid antigen tests in asymptomatic and presymptomatic close contacts of individuals with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection:cross sectional study

Schuit Ewoud, Veldhuijzen Irene K, Venekamp Roderick P, van den Bijllaardt Wouter, Pas Suzan D, Lodder Esther B, Molenkamp Richard, GeurtsvanKessel Corine H, Velzing Jans, Huisman Robin C, Brouwer Lieke, Boelsums Timo L, Sips Gregorius J, Benschop Kimberly S M, Hooft Lotty, van de Wijgert Janneke H H M, van den Hof Susan, Moons Karel G M 27 Jul 2021, In: BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 374

Vaginal bacterial load in the second trimester is associated with early preterm birth recurrence:a nested case-control study

Goodfellow Laura, Verwijs Marijn C, Care Angharad, Sharp Andrew, Ivandic Jelena, Poljak Borna, Roberts Devender, Bronowski Christina, Gill A Christina, Darby Alistair C, Alfirevic Ana, Muller-Myhsok Bertram, Alfirevic Zarko, van de Wijgert Janneke H H M 19 Jul 2021, In: BJOG - An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 128 , p. 2061-2072 12 p.

A prospective, randomized, single-blinded, crossover trial to investigate the effect of a wearable device in addition to a daily symptom diary for the remote early detection of SARS-CoV-2 infections (COVID-RED):a structured summary of a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Brakenhoff Timo B, Franks Billy, Goodale Brianna Mae, van de Wijgert Janneke, Montes Santiago, Veen Duco, Fredslund Eskild K, Rispens Theo, Risch Lorenz, Dowling Ariel V, Folarin Amos A, Bruijning Patricia, Dobson Richard, Heikamp Tessa, Klaver Paul, Cronin Maureen, Grobbee Diederick E, 22 Jun 2021, In: Trials. 22 , p. 1-5

Treatment Strategies for GLILD in Common Variable Immunodeficiency:A Systematic Review

Lamers Olivia A.C., Smits Bas M., Leavis Helen Louisa, de Bree Godelieve J., Cunningham-Rundles Charlotte, Dalm Virgil A.S.H., Ho Hsi En, Hurst John R., IJspeert Hanna, Prevaes Sabine M.P.J., Robinson Alex, van Stigt Astrid C., Terheggen-Lagro Suzanne, van de Ven Annick A.J.M., Warnatz Klaus, van de Wijgert Janneke H.H.M., van Montfrans Joris 15 Apr 2021, In: Frontiers in Immunology. 12 , p. 1-20

Guidance for the design and reporting of studies evaluating the clinical performance of tests for present or past SARS-CoV-2 infection

Doust Jenny A, Bell Katy J L, Leeflang Mariska M G, Dinnes Jacqueline, Lord Sally J, Mallett Sue, van de Wijgert Janneke H H M, Sandberg Sverre, Adeli Khosrow, Deeks Jonathan J, Bossuyt Patrick M, Horvath Andrea R 29 Mar 2021, In: BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 372 , p. 1-16

Thoracic imaging tests for the diagnosis of COVID-19

Islam Nayaar, Ebrahimzadeh Sanam, Salameh Jean Paul, Kazi Sakib, Fabiano Nicholas, Treanor Lee, Absi Marissa, Hallgrimson Zachary, Leeflang Mariska M.G., Hooft Lotty, van der Pol Christian B., Prager Ross, Hare Samanjit S., Dennie Carole, Spijker René, Deeks Jonathan J., Dinnes Jacqueline, Jenniskens Kevin, Korevaar Daniël A., Cohen Jérémie F., Van den Bruel Ann, Takwoingi Yemisi, van de Wijgert Janneke, Damen Johanna A.A.G., Wang Junfeng, McInnes Matthew D.F., Davenport C., Emperador D., Dittrich S., Adriano A., Beese S., Dretzke J., Ferrante di RuQano L., Harris I., Price M., Taylor-Phillips S., Stuyf T., Domen J., Horn S., Yang B., Langendam M., Ochodo E., Guleid F., Holtman G., Verbakel J., Stegeman I., Agarwal R., Baldwin S., Berhane S., Herd C., 16 Mar 2021, In: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2021 , p. 1-145

Model-based evaluation of school- and non-school-related measures to control the COVID-19 pandemic

Rozhnova Ganna, van Dorp Christiaan H, Bruijning-Verhagen Patricia, Bootsma Martin C J, van de Wijgert Janneke H H M, Bonten Marc J M, Kretzschmar Mirjam E 12 Mar 2021, In: Nature Communications. 12 , p. 1-11

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