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As scientific founders with a track record of academic excellence, we have founded ImmuneWatch to bring our innovations closer to patients and make a real difference in their lives.

ImmuneWatch is a spin-off company born from years of collaboration between clinicians and data scientists at the University of Antwerp and Antwerp University Hospital in Belgium.

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Sander Wuyts, PhD

Translating academic knowledge into effective innovations through entrepreneurship. Second time founder.

PhD in Bioscience Engineering with speciality in bioinformatics, microbiome research and genomics.

Got his 10 minutes of worldwide fame when he found a bitcoin in synthetic DNA.


Pieter Meysman, PhD

Immunoinformatics wizard.

PhD in Bioscience Engineering with speciality in machine learning and biomedical data science.

Chan Zuckerberg-initiative grantee for T-cell bioinformatics

Operations Director

Tom Bosschaerts, PhD

Biodata science and R&D manager in the life science industry.

PhD in Bioscience Engineering with speciality in infectious diseases and immunology.

Scientific Director

prof. Kris Laukens, PhD

Professor in bioinformatics and biodata mining at Laukens lab.

Winner of the AstraZeneca Foundation 2021 Award for his work on heterogeneity of immune defenses to infections.

Medical Director

prof. Benson Ogunjimi, MD, PhD

Associate Professor in Translational Immunology and paediatric rheumatologist at the Antwerp University Hospital

ERC Starting Grant awardee for modelling population T-cell responses

Data Scientist

Max Van Houcke

Data Scientist

Machine learning expert with a new profound love for immunology

Developer of the immunoinformatics tool ClusTCR and a Live Tennis Scores app: Aced