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Raph Hamers

Senior Clinician Scientist

Qualification:

  • PhD (Cum Laude) from the University of Amsterdam

Raph Hamers is an internist and infectious disease physician based at the Eijkman-Oxford Clinical Research Unit (EOCRU) in Jakarta, Indonesia. His research to date has been centred on the clinical management, epidemiology and public health aspects of HIV, particularly drug-resistant HIV and chronic immune dysregulation, with over 10 years of experience in research projects in sub-Saharan Africa.

Interests:

  • HIV and opportunistic infections
  • Tuberculosis
  • Antimicrobial drug resistance
  • Diagnostics
  • Multidisciplinary approaches to improve health outcomes in low-resource settings

Awards:

  • Post-doctoral fellowship from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research through the Innovational Research Incentives Scheme (Veni)
  • Honorary positions at the Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam.

Publications

  1. HIV drug resistance in low-income and middle-income countries.
    Lancet HIV. 2018 Oct;5(10):e588-e596. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3018(18)30173-5. Epub 2018 Sep 4.
    PubMed
  2. Adjunctive dexamethasone for the treatment of HIV-infected adults with tuberculous meningitis (ACT HIV): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
    Wellcome Open Res. 2018 Jun 20;3:31. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.14006.2. eCollection 2018.
    PubMed
  3. Antibiotic consumption in low-income and middle-income countries.
    Lancet Glob Health. 2018 Jul;6(7):e732. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30270-5.
    PubMed
  4. HIV Drug Resistance.
    N Engl J Med. 2018 Mar 1;378(9):873-4. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1716089.
    PubMed