Dr. Veerle Lejon

Directeur de Recherche (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)



  • 01/01/2013-present: Research Director Grade 2 at the “Institut de Recherche pour le Développement”, mixed research unit 177 Intertryp (UMR-177 Intertryp) in Montpellier, France (http://umr-intertryp.cirad.fr/). Research topics: development and evaluation of diagnostic tools for African trypanosomiasis; trypanotolerance (humoral immune response, biomarkers and mechanisms); development of a vaccine against african trypanosomiasis.
  • 01/01/2011 – present: Member of WHO Expert Panel on Trypanosomiasis, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland

Selected publications