Cornelia van Duijn

Titels Prof. dr.
Initials C.M.
Main position Hoogleraar
Disciplines Genetics
  Probability theory, statistics
Chair Genetische epidemiologie
Domain Medical, Biomedical and Health Sciences
Membership Member
Since 2014
Member of Jury of the Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Medicine
Member of Medical, Biomedical and Health Sciences
Employed by Nuffield department of population health
Big Data institute
Old road Campus
OX3 7LF Oxford
United Kingdom


Cornelia van Duijn, Erasmus Medical Centre, has conducted trailblazing research in the field of genetic epidemiology. She combines genetic research in families with large-scale population studies. The aim is to identify the genes involved in complex neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Creutzfeldt-Jacob and glaucoma.