Rik de Swart works as an associate professor at the Viroscience department of Erasmus MC in Rotterdam. He trained as a biologist and has conducted scientific research on the measles virus for a long time.
His research group has made an important contribution to unraveling the mechanism by which measles weakens the immune system.
Rik de Swart is the author of the cover article about the measles paradox.
You can read the interview with Rik in the NTVG, here.