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Gideon Kersten

Extraordinary professor of Vaccine development

Prof.dr. G.F.A. Kersten
+31 71 527 4570

Dr. Gideon Kersten is professor of Vaccine Delivery at the Division of BioTherapeutics.

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Gideon Kersten is a scientific advisor and scientific reviewer at Coriolis Pharma, a contract R&D organization focusing on the formulation and characterization of biopharmaceuticals. These include proteins, vaccines, viral vectors and cell-based therapies. Before joining Coriolis in 2020 he was involved in vaccine development for 35 years at the Institute for Public Health and the vaccine institutes originating from the public health institute: the Netherlands Vaccine Institute and Intravacc, all in Bilthoven.         

He did a master in Biochemistry (University of Leiden) and has a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences on subunit vaccines (University of Utrecht).  His research interests cover the pharmaceutical aspects biopharmaceuticals, i.e. formulation, stabilization, administration and characterization.

Extraordinary professor of Vaccine development

  • Science
  • Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research
  • LACDR/Drug Delivery Technology

Work address

Gorlaeus Building
Einsteinweg 55
2333 CC Leiden
Room number GE1.15


  • Intravacc Verrichten van onderzoek aan en ontwikkeling van vaccins
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