Swen, Jesse J.

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Leiden University Medical Center


The Netherlands

1. Current Status, Position

Jesse J. Swen is a Professor of clinical pharmacy and clinical pharmacist-clinical Pharmacologist at the Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Toxicology, Leiden University Medical Center. He is the Chair of the laboratory of the hospital pharmacy.

2. Education

Jesse J. Swen studied Pharmacy at Utrecht University. He trained as hospital pharmacist and clinical pharmacologist at the Leiden University Medical Center where he also obtained a PhD in pharmacogenetics.

3. Research Area

The long-term central goal of his career is to improve the outcomes of drug treatment by gaining a better understanding of the genetic mechanisms that result in inter-individual variability in drug response.

4. Conflict of interest