Program management

Karin de Ruiter

Karin de Ruiter joined Lygature as Program manager in 2019 and is currently coordinating the Access subteam of the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium. She holds a PhD in immunoparasitology and a MSc Medical Pharmaceutical Sciences. Her academic research focused on the immunomodulatory properties of parasitic helminths and the impact on the development of type 2 diabetes. For this collaborative project she spent 6 months in Indonesia to conduct a large immunoepidemiological field study on Flores Island, East Indonesia. Here she collaborated with a team of Indonesian medical doctors, researchers and fieldworkers and gained experience in clinical trial project management.