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Medical/Scientific writer and editor | Biomedical scientist (PhD) with >20 years experience and >100 peer-reviewed publications

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Scientific/Medical Writer and Editor

EV Science Consultant

February 2018 - Present

Assistant Professor (tenured)

Leiden University Medical Center

September 2006 - September 2017


Leiden University Medical Center

September 2001 - August 2006

Postdoc (HHMI & UCB funded)

University of Colorado at Boulder

February 1998 - August 2001


PhD in Molecular Genetics (Dept of Human Genetics)

Leiden University

September 1991 - September 1997

MSc in Biomedical Sciences (Medical Faculty)

Leiden University

September 1985 - August 1991

  • Immunologist

    Foundation for Biomedical Scientific Research Training (SMBWO)

    July 2017 - Present

(2019). Genetic variations in innate immunity genes affect response to Coxiella burnetii and are associated with susceptibility to chronic Q fever . Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.
van de Vosse, Esther, van Dissel, Jaap T.(2017). IFN-gamma R1 defects: Mutation update and description of the IFNGR1 variation database . Human Mutation. 38. (10). p. 1286-1296.
(2017). Repurposing QuantiFERON for Detection of Neutralizing Interferon-gamma Autoantibodies in Patients With Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections . Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 65. (3). p. 518-521.
van de Vosse, Esther, van Ostaijen-ten Dam, Monique M., Vermaire, Rene, Verhard, Els M., Waaijer, Jacqueline L., Bakker, Jaap A., Bernards, Sandra T., Eibel, Hermann, van Tol, Maarten J., van Dissel, Jaap T., et al.(2017). Recurrent respiratory tract infections (RRTI) in the elderly: A late onset mild immunodeficiency? . Clinical Immunology. 180. p. 111-119.
Jansen, A F M, Schoffelen, T, Textoris, J, Mege, J L, Bleeker-Rovers, C P, Roest, H I J, Wever, P C, Joosten, L A B, Netea, M G, van de Vosse, E, et al.(2017). Involvement of matrix metalloproteinases in chronic Q fever . Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 23. (7). p. 487.e7-487.e13.
van de Vosse, Esther, van Wengen, Annelies, van der Meide, Wendy F., Visser, Leo G., van Dissel, Jaap T.(2017). A 38-year-old woman with necrotising cervical lymphadenitis due to Histoplasma capsulatum . Infection. 45. (6). p. 917-920.
van de Vosse, Esther, Schoe, Abraham, de Jonge, Evert, Klautz, Robert J. M., van Dissel, Jaap T.(2016). Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms in the CALCA Gene Are Associated with Variation of Procalcitonin Concentration in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery . American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 194. (6). p. 767-769.
van de Vosse, Esther, Ammerdorffer, Anne, Stappers, Mark H. T., Oosting, Marije, Schoffelen, Teske, Hagenaars, Julia C. J. P., Bleeker-Rovers, Chantal P., Wegdam-Blans, Marjolijn C., Wever, Peter C., Roest, Hendrik-Jan, et al.(2016). Genetic variation in TLR10 is not associated with chronic Q fever, despite the inhibitory effect of TLR10 on Coxiella burnetii-induced cytokines in vitro . Cytokine. 77. p. 196-202.
van de Vosse, Esther, Schoffelen, Teske, Textoris, Julien, Bleeker-Rovers, Chantal P, Ben Amara, Amira, van der Meer, Jos W M, Netea, Mihai G, Mege, Jean-Louis, van Deuren, Marcel(2016). Intact Interferon-gamma response against Coxiella burnetii by peripheral blood mononuclear cells in chronic Q fever . Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.
van de Vosse, Esther, Martinez-Barricarte, Ruben, de Jong, Sarah Jill, Markle, Janet, de Paus, Roel, Boisson-Dupuis, Stephanie, Bustamante, Jacinta, Fleckenstein, Bernhard, Casanova, Jean-Laurent(2016). Transduction of Herpesvirus saimiri-Transformed T Cells with Exogenous Genes of Interest . Current protocols in immunology. 115. p. 7.21C.1-7.21C.12.
de Pagter, Anne P. J., de Pagter, Anne P. J., Bredius, Robbert G. M., Kuijpers, Taco W., Tramper, Jelco, van der Burg, Mirjam, van Montfrans, Joris, Driessen, Gertjan J., Dutch Working Party Immunodeficien(2015). Overview of 15-year severe combined immunodeficiency in the Netherlands: towards newborn blood spot screening . European Journal of Pediatrics. 174. (9). p. 1183-1188.
van de Vosse, Esther, van der Starre, Willize E., van Nieuwkoop, Cees, Thomson, Uginia, Zijderveld-Voshart, Marleen S. M., Koopman, Jan Pieter R., van der Reijden, Tanny J. K., van Dissel, Jaap T.(2015). Urinary Proteins, Vitamin D and Genetic Polymorphisms as Risk Factors for Febrile Urinary Tract Infection and Relation with Bacteremia: A Case Control Study . Plos One. 10. (3).
van de Vosse, Esther, Schreiber, Fernanda, Kay, Sally, Frankel, Gad, Clare, Simon, Goulding, David, van Dissel, Jaap T., Strugnell, Richard, Thwaites, Guy, Kingsley, Robert A., et al.(2015). The Hd, Hj, and Hz66 flagella variants of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi modify host responses and cellular interactions . Scientific Reports. 5.
van de Vosse, Esther, Vogelaar, Ingrid P., van der Post, Rachel S., van Krieken, J. Han J. M., Hoogerbrugge, Nicoline, Ligtenberg, Marjolijn J. L., Garcia, Encarna Gomez(2015). Gastric cancer in three relatives of a patient with a biallelic IL12RB1 mutation . Familial Cancer. 14. (1). p. 89-94.
(2014). Autophagy is redundant for the host defense against systemic Candida albicans infections . European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases. 33. (5). p. 711-722.
van de Vosse, Esther, Haverkamp, Margje H., van Dissel, Jaap T.(2014). Nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in children with inborn errors of the immune system . Journal of Infection. 68. p. S134-S150.
van de Vosse, Esther, Plantinga, Theo S., Huijbers, Angelique, Netea, Mihai G., Joosten, Leo A. B., Smit, Jan W. A., Netea-Maier, Romana T.(2014). Role of Genetic Variants of Autophagy Genes in Susceptibility for Non-Medullary Thyroid Cancer and Patients Outcome . Plos One. 9. (4).
Haverkamp, M. H., van de Vosse, E., Goldbach-Mansky, R., Holland, S. M.(2014). Impaired cytokine responses in patients with cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome (CAPS) . Clinical and Experimental Immunology. 177. (3). p. 720-731.
van de Vosse, Esther, de Boer, Mark G J, Halkes, Constantijn J M(2014). PTX3 deficiency and aspergillosis . The New England journal of medicine. 370. (17). p. 1665-6.
van de Vosse, Esther, Buffen, Kathrin, Oosting, Marije, Quintin, Jessica, Ng, Aylwin, Kleinnijenhuis, Johanneke, Kumar, Vinod, Wijmenga, Cisca, van Crevel, Reinout, Oosterwijk, Egbert, et al.(2014). Autophagy Controls BCG-Induced Trained Immunity and the Response to Intravesical BCG Therapy for Bladder Cancer . Plos Pathogens. 10. (10).
van de Vosse, Esther, Filiz, Serkan, Uygun, Dilara F. Kocacik, Verhard, Els M., van Dissel, Jaap T., Uygun, Vedat, Bassorgun, Cumhur, Bingol, Aysen, Yegin, Olcay(2014). Cutaneous Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis due to Salmonella enteritidis in a Child with Interleukin-12 Receptor Beta-1 Deficiency . Pediatric Dermatology. 31. (2). p. 236-240.
van de Vosse, Esther, Quispel, Willemijn T., Stegehuis-Kamp, Janine A., Santos, Susy J., van Wengen, Annelies, Dompeling, Edward, Egeler, R. Maarten, van Halteren, Astrid G. S.(2014). Intact IFN-gamma R1 Expression and Function Distinguishes Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis From Mendelian Susceptibility to Mycobacterial Disease . Journal of Clinical Immunology. 34. (1). p. 84-93.
van de Vosse, Esther, Haverkamp, Margje H., Ramirez-Alejo, Noe, Martinez-Gallo, Monica, Blancas-Galicia, Lizbeth, Metin, Ayse, Garty, Ben Zion, Sun-Tan, Cagman, Broides, Arnon, de Paus, Roelof A., et al.(2013). IL-12R beta 1 Deficiency: Mutation Update and Description of the IL12RB1 Variation Database . Human Mutation. 34. (10). p. 1329-1339.
van de Vosse, Esther, van Dissel, Jaap T., Palamaro, Loredana, Giardino, Giuliana, Santamaria, Francesca, Romano, Rosa, Fusco, Anna, Montella, Silvia, Salerno, Mariacarolina, Ursini, Matilde Valeria, et al.(2013). The R156H variation in IL-12R beta 1 is not a mutation . Italian Journal of Pediatrics. 39.
van de Vosse, Esther, de Paus, Roelof A., van Crevel, Reinout, van Beek, Ruud, Sahiratmadja, Edhyana, Alisjahbana, Bachti, Marzuki, Sangkot, Rimmelzwaan, Guus F., van Dissel, Jaap T., Ottenhoff, Tom H. M.(2013). The influence of influenza virus infections on the development of tuberculosis . Tuberculosis. 93. (3). p. 338-342.
van de Vosse, Esther, de Paus, Roelof A., de Paus, Roelof A., Geilenkirchen, Marije A., van Riet, Sander, van Dissel, Jaap T.(2013). Differential expression and function of human IL-12R beta 2 polymorphic variants . Molecular Immunology. 56. (4). p. 380-389.
(2012). Polymorphisms in SP110 are not associated with pulmonary tuberculosis in Indonesians . Infection Genetics and Evolution. 12. (6). p. 1319-1323.
(2012). Pulmonary Mycobacterium abscessus: A canary in the cystic fibrosis coalmine . Journal of Infection. 64. (6). p. 609-612.
van de Vosse, Esther, Kilic, Sara Sebnem, van Wengen, Annelies, de Paus, Roelof A., Celebi, Solmaz, Meziane, Bouchra, Hafizoglu, Demet, van Dissel, Jaap T.(2012). Severe disseminated mycobacterial infection in a boy with a novel mutation leading to IFN-gamma R2 deficiency . Journal of Infection. 65. (6). p. 568-572.
van de Vosse, Esther, Png, Eileen, Alisjahbana, Bachti, Sahiratmadja, Edhyana, Marzuki, Sangkot, Nelwan, Ron, Balabanova, Yanina, Nikolayevskyy, Vladyslav, Drobniewski, Francis, Nejentsev, Sergey, et al.(2012). A genome wide association study of pulmonary tuberculosis susceptibility in Indonesians . Bmc Medical Genetics. 13.
van de Vosse, Esther, Potjewijd, Judith, de Paus, Roelof A., van Wengen, Annelies, Damoiseaux, Jan, Verbon, Annelies(2012). Disseminated Mycobacterium genavense infection in a patient with a novel partial interleukin-12/23 receptor beta 1 deficiency . Clinical Immunology. 144. (2). p. 83-86.
de Paus, R. A., van Wengen, A., Schmidt, I., de Paus, R. A., van Wengen, A., Schmidt, I., de Paus, R. A., van Wengen, A., Schmidt, I., de Paus, R. A., et al.(2012). IFN-a inhibits the type I immune response of human monocytes . Immunology. 137. p. 270.
(2012). Toll-like Receptor 1 Polymorphisms Increase Susceptibility to Candidemia . Journal of Infectious Diseases. 205. (6). p. 934-943.
van de Vosse, Esther, Ottenhoff, Tom H. M., Dass, Ranjeeta Hari, Yang, Ninghan, Zhang, Mingzi M., Wong, Hazel E. E., Sahiratmadja, Edhyana, Khor, Chiea Chuen, Alisjahbana, Bachti, van Crevel, Reinout, et al.(2012). Genome-Wide Expression Profiling Identifies Type 1 Interferon Response Pathways in Active Tuberculosis . Plos One. 7. (9).
Mul, D., Wu, S., de Paus, R. A., Oostdijk, W., Lankester, A. C., van Duyvenvoorde, H. A., Ruivenkamp, C. A. L., Losekoot, M., van Tol, M. J. D., De Luca, F., et al.(2012). A mosaic de novo duplication of 17q21-25 is associated with GH insensitivity, disturbed in vitro CD28-mediated signaling, and decreased STAT5B, PI3K, and NF-kappa B activation . European Journal of Endocrinology. 166. (4). p. 743-752.
van de Vosse, Esther, Sauerborn, Melody, Delawi, Diyar, van Dissel, Jaap T., Brinks, Vera, Schellekens, Huub(2011). Natural Antibodies Against Bone Morphogenic Proteins and Interferons in Healthy Donors and in Patients with Infections Linked to Type-1 Cytokine Responses . Journal of Interferon and Cytokine Research. 31. (9). p. 661-669.
van de Vosse, E, Verhard, EM, Tool, AJT, de Visser, AW, Kuijpers, TW, Hiemstra, PS, van Dissel, JT(2011). Severe congenital neutropenia in a multigenerational family with a novel neutrophil elastase (ELANE) mutation . Annals of Hematology. 90. (2). p. 151-158.
de Paus, RA, Kilic, SS, van Dissel, JT, van de Vosse, E(2011). Effect of amino acid substitutions in the human IFN-gamma R2 on IFN-gamma responsiveness . Genes and Immunity. 12. (2). p. 136-144.
de Boer, MGJ, Jolink, H, Halkes, CJM, van der Heiden, PLJ, Kremer, D, Falkenburg, JHF, van de Vosse, E, van Dissel, JT(2011). Influence of Polymorphisms in Innate Immunity Genes on Susceptibility to Invasive Aspergillosis after Stem Cell Transplantation . Plos One. 6. (4).
Hartwig, Nico G. and Warris, Adilia and van de Vosse, Esther and van der Zanden, Adri G. M. and Schulin-Casonato, Tanja and van Ingen, Jakko and van Hest, Rob(2011). "Mycobacterium tilburgii" Infection in Two Immunocompromised Children: Importance of Molecular Tools in Culture-Negative Mycobacterial Disease Diagnosis . Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 49. (12). p. 4409-4411.
(2010). Distribution of CFTR Variations in an Indonesian Enteric Fever Cohort . Clinical Infectious Diseases. 50. (9). p. 1231-1237.
HAVERKAMP, MH, LINDEBOOM, JA, DE VISSER, AW, KREMER, D, KUIJPERS, TW, VAN DE VOSSE, E, VAN DISSEL, JT(2010). Nontuberculous mycobacterial cervicofacial lymphadenitis in children from the multicenter, randomized, controlled trial in The Netherlands: Relevance of polymorphisms in candidate host immunity genes . International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 74. (7). p. 752-754.
VAN DE VOSSE, E, OTTENHOFF, THM, DE PAUS, RA, VERHARD, EM, DE BOER, T, VAN DISSEL, JT, KUIJPERS, TW(2010). Mycobacterium bovis BCG-itis and Cervical Lymphadenitis due to Salmonella enteritidis in a Patient with Complete Interleukin-12/-23 Receptor beta 1 Deficiency . Infection. 38. (2). p. 128-130.
VAN DE VOSSE, E, VERHARD, EM, DE PAUS, RA, et al.(2009). Antisense-mediated exon skipping to correct IL-12R beta 1 deficiency in T cells . BLOOD. 113. (19). p. 4548-4555.
VAN DE VOSSE, E, VAN DISSEL, JT, OTTENHOFF, THM(2009). Genetic deficiencies of innate immune signalling in human infectious disease . Lancet Infectious Diseases. 9. (11). p. 688-698.
VAN DE WETERING, D, DE PAUS, RA, VAN DISSEL, JT, et al.(2009). IL-23 modulates CD56(+)/CD3(-) NK Cell and CD56(+)/CD3(+) NK-like T Cell function differentially from IL-12 . INTERNATIONAL IMMUNOLOGY. 21. (2). p. 145-153.
VAN DE VOSSE, E, VAN WENGEN, A, VAN GEELEN, JA, DE BOER, M, ROOS, D, VAN DISSEL, JT(2009). A novel mutation in NCF1 in an adult CGD patient with a liver abscess as first presentation . JOURNAL OF HUMAN GENETICS. 54. (6). p. 313-316.
NEJENTSEV, S, THYE, T, SZESZKO, JS, et al.(2008). Analysis of association of the TIRAP (MAL) S180L variant and tuberculosis in three populations . NATURE GENETICS. 40. (3). p. 261-262.
DE PAUS, RA, VAN DE WETERING, D, VAN DISSEL, JT, et al.(2008). IL-23 and IL-12 responses in activated human T cells retrovirally transduced with IL-23 receptor variants . MOLECULAR IMMUNOLOGY. 45. (15). p. 3889-3895.
VAN BILSEN, K, DRIESSEN, GJ, DE PAUS, RA, et al.(2008). Low level IGF-I and common variable immune deficiency: an unusual combination . NETHERLANDS JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. 66. (9). p. 368-372.
(2007). Polymorphisms in proinflammatory genes and susceptibility to typhoid fever and paratyphoid fever . JOURNAL OF INTERFERON AND CYTOKINE RESEARCH. 27. (4). p. 271-279.
(2007). Variation of CNV distribution in five different ethnic populations . CYTOGENETIC AND GENOME RESEARCH. 118. p. 19-30.
SAHIRATMADJA, E, WIERINGA, FT, VAN CREVEL, R, et al.(2007). Iron deficiency and NRAMP1 polymorphisms (INT4, D543N and 3/UTR) do not contribute to severity of anaemia in tuberculosis in the Indonesian population . BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION. 98. p. 684-690.
DE VOSSE, EV, VAN AGTMAEL, MA(2007). Targets of anticytokine therapy and the risk of infections in humans and mice . CURRENT OPINION IN RHEUMATOLOGY. 19. (6). p. 626-635.
VAN DER EIJK, EA, VAN DE VOSSE, E, VANDENBROUCKE, JP, et al.(2007). Heredity versus environment in tuberculosis in twins - The 1950s United Kingdom Prophit survey - Simonds and Comstock revisited . AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE. 176. (12). p. 1281-1288.
SAHIRATMADJA, E, BAAK-PABLO, R, VISSER, AW, et al.(2007). Association of polymorphisms in IL-12/IFN-gamma pathway genes with susceptibility to pulmonary tuberculosis in Indonesia . TUBERCULOSIS. 87. (4). p. 303-311.
ALI, S, VOLLAARD, AM, WIDJAJA, S, et al.(2006). PARK2/PACRG polymorphisms and susceptibility to typhoid and paratyphoid fever . CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL IMMUNOLOGY. 144. (3). p. 425-431.
SANAL, O, TURUL, T, DE BOER, T, et al.(2006). Presentation of interleukin-12/-23 receptor beta 1 deficiency with various clinical symptoms of salmonella infections . JOURNAL OF CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY. 26. (1). p. 1-6.
VAN DE VOSSE, E, DE PAUS, RA, VAN DISSEL, JT, et al.(2005). Molecular complementation of IL-12R beta 1 deficiency reveals functional differences between IL-12R beta 1 alleles including partial IL-12R beta 1 deficiency . HUMAN MOLECULAR GENETICS. 14. (24). p. 3847-3855.
VAN DE VOSSE, E, ALI, S, DE VISSER, AW, et al.(2005). Susceptibility to typhoid fever is associated with a polymorphism in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) . HUMAN GENETICS. 118. (1). p. 138-140.
OTTENHOFF, THM, VERRECK, FAW, HOEVE, MA, et al.(2005). Control of human host immunity to mycobacteria . TUBERCULOSIS. 85. (1-2). p. 53-64.
JANSSEN, R, VAN WENGEN, A, HOEVE, MA, et al.(2004). The same I kappa KB alpha mutation in two related individuals leads to completely different clinical syndromes . JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE. 200. (5). p. 559-568.
VAN DE VOSSE, E, HOEVE, MA, OTTENHOFF, THM(2004). Human genetics of intracellular infectious diseases: molecular and cellular immunity against mycobacteria and salmonellae . LANCET INFECTIOUS DISEASES. 4. (12). p. 739-749.
MIRA, MT, ALCAIS, A, VAN THUC, N, et al.(2004). Susceptibility to leprosy is associated with PARK2 and PACRG . NATURE. 427. (6975). p. 636-640.
LITJENS, NHR, VAN DER PLAS, MJA, RAVENSBERGEN, B, et al.(2004). Psoriasis is not associated with IL-12p70/IL-12p40 production and IL12B promoter polymorphism . JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE DERMATOLOGY. 122. (4). p. 923-926.
VAN DE VOSSE, E, LICHTENAUER-KALIGIS, EGR, VAN DISSEL, JT, et al.(2003). Genetic variations in the interleukin-12/interleukin-23 receptor (beta 1) chain, and implications for IL-12 and IL-23 receptor structure and function . IMMUNOGENETICS. 54. (12). p. 817-829.
VAN DE VOSSE, E, WALPOLE, SM, NICOLAOU, A, et al.(1998). Characterization of SCML1, a new gene in Xp22, with homology to developmental polycomb genes . GENOMICS. 49. (1). p. 96-102.
DEN DUNNEN, JT, KRAAYENBRINK, T, VAN SCHOONEVELD, M, DEN DUNNEN, JT, KRAAYENBRINK, T, DEN DUNNEN, JT, KRAAYENBRINK, T, VAN SCHOONEVELD, M, et al.(1998). Functional implications of the spectrum of mutations found in 234 cases with X-linked juvenile retinoschisis (XLRS) . HUMAN MOLECULAR GENETICS. 7. (7). p. 1185-1192.
VANDEVOSSE, E, VANDERBENT, P, HEUS, JJ, et al.(1997). High-resolution mapping by YAC fragmentation of a 2.5-Mb Xp22 region containing the human RS, KFSD and CLS disease genes . MAMMALIAN GENOME. 8. (7). p. 497-501.
ROEPMAN, R, BAUER, D, ROSENBERG, T, et al.(1996). Identification of a gene disrupted by a microdeletion in a patient with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa (XLRP) . HUMAN MOLECULAR GENETICS. 5. (6). p. 827-833.