University of Antwerp
Prof Samir Kumar-Singh is a certified medical doctor with a doctorate in Pathology and a Master degree in Laboratory Animals. He is a full-time research professor of Molecular Pathology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Belgium and is affiliated to the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, Belgium. He has published a well-cited body of work on molecular pathology of cancer and neurodegeneration involving patient studies and mouse modelling. Professor Kumar-Singh serves on several review and editorial boards and international consortia. Since 2012, his group is engaged in studying the pathomechanism of hospital acquired pneumonia especially ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) and has developed several authentic rat and mouse VAP as well as acute and chronic pneumonia models to study disease pathogenesis and for biomarker discovery as well as high-throughput in vitro screens for new antimicrobial targets.
Biomarker discovery, New antimicrobial targets