Ada Kruisbeek PhD, Chief Scientific Officer

Ada dedicated her entire scientific career to gaining insights into how the immune system works against cancer. After she obtained her PhD in 1978, she spent 14 years as a scientist at the National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, and became Professor at GW University in Washington, DC, in 1984. In 1992, she became Head of the Department of Immunology at the NKI-AVL in Amsterdam, Professor of Immunology at VU University in 1993, and Professor of Knowledge Valorization at VU University in 2010. During her academic career, Ada served on multiple advisory boards of national and international scientific agencies and editorial boards. Ada founded DCprime in 2005 and has been working fulltime for the company since 2012, first as CEO/CSO and from March 2018 as CSO.