As head of the virology lab for the Southeast Asian Infectious Disease Clinical Research Network, he has led analysis of several diagnostic and intervention studies on human influenza, developed diagnostic lab capacity in local hospitals and a BSL3/SAPO4 facility at OUCRU. He has worked on diagnostics, preparedness and clinical research of emerging infections, and set up and led a multidisciplinary research programme on Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease.
In Ha Noi, based at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Rogier leads a research programme that covers various aspects of research on bacterial drug resistant infections; including laboratory diagnostics, microbiome research, community interventions, and antibiotic stewardship; and public and policy engagement.
His research interests are improving surveillance for antimicrobial resistance through A Clinically Oriented Antimicrobial resistance surveillance Network (ACORN), serology-based surveillance of emerging and vaccine-preventable diseases, and studying AMR, influenza, and other respiratory infections in a community household cohort in Ha Nam province.
Became Director of OUCRU Ha Noi.
MD – Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam (NL), Faculty of Medicine.
PhD – University of Amsterdam (NL), Faculty of Medicine, Amsterdam University Medical Centers – Academic Medical Center, Department of Medical Microbiology. Isoniazid resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
MD – Consultant Clinical Microbiology and Virology, Amsterdam University Medical Centers. Registrations: RIBIZ (NL) 69052473801, GMC (UK) 6168758.
MSc – Medical Biology, University of Amsterdam (NL), Faculty of Biology.