Prof.dr. Nico Vermeulen

Position: Head of Division of Molecular Toxicology

Nico_VermeulenProfessor Vermeulen graduated in Chemistry in 1975 at the Catholic University of Nijmegen. In 1980 he obtained his PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Leiden. In 1985 he was appointed professor of Molecular Toxicology at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam.

Amongst others he is organizer of the yearly (Dutch) Post-academic Course on General Toxicology, the yearly international LACDR/EUFEPS course on High-Throughput Drug Metabolism and Disposition and of the PharmSciFair 2005 in Nice, a member of the Committee for the Registration of Toxicologists, chairman of the Section Pharmacochemistry of the Royal Netherlands Chemical Society (KNCV), a member of the Future Strategies Committee of the KNCV and councillor of the European Society of Biochemical Pharmacology (ESBP). In 2012 he chaired the first Joint MDO/European ISSX Meeting in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

He was/is President-elect (2000-2001), President (2002-2003), Past-president (2004-2005) and Honorary Life-time member of the International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSX). In 2006, he received the European ISSX Scientific Achievement Award, and in 2011 an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Copenhagen.

Professor Vermeulen is on the editorial boards of the journals Biomarkers, Biomedical & Environmental Sciences, Biochemical Pharmacology, Chemico-Biological Interactions, Chirality, Chemistry & Biodiversity, Chemical Research in Toxicology, Drug Metabolism Reviews, Expert Opinions in Drug Metabolism & Toxicology, Toxicology and Xenobiotica. He is associate editor of Current Drug Metabolism/Drug Metabolism Letters and editor of Environmental Toxicology & Pharmacology.

Work of him and his group is since 2001 taken up in the ISI-list of Highly Cited Researchers.


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