Dr. Suzan Wopereis

Dr. Wopereis joined TNO in 2006 and works with a systems biology research group active in the field of nutrigenomics and bioinformatics. Suzan focused upon the biological effects of nutrition and lifestyle on health and disease. She has >50 peer-reviewed scientific publications on this topic. Suzan Wopereis acts as principal investigator in several public private partnerships focusing on personalised health and phenotypic flexibility. Furthermore, she coordinated the evidence-based scientific advice system that has been implemented by the American personalised nutrition start-up company ‘Habit’ (https://habit.com/). Moreover, she is responsible for contents in the TNO program on personal health and lifestyle advice systems. She is board member of the Netherlands Innovation Center on Lifestyle Medicine (www.NILG.eu), started in 2018 with the mission the reduce the economic and social burden of metabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes by combining scientific research with implementation of personalized systems based solutions integrating medication, behaviour and e-health with lifestyle. In 2016 she was awarded the ‘Excellent researcher of 2015’ for her work on personalised nutrition. She has a Ph.D. in medical sciences from Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center (2006).