Professor Annemieke Aartsma-Rus (The Netherlands)

Prof. Annemieke Aartsma-Rus

The Scientific Award recognises Professor Aartsma-Rus’ exceptional achievements and dedication in the field of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).

She is widely recognised as a world leader in the field of DMD research, as a pioneer who led the path of antisense for others to follow, and as a prolific author of academic publications.

By sharing her expertise on numerous EU-funded projects, Professor Aartsma-Rus has demonstrated her total commitment to the rare disease community and to scientific collaboration at a European level.


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