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Edwin Cuppen

Edwin Cuppen is initiator and scientific director of the Hartwig Medical Foundation (part-time since 2015 and full time since 2021), a not-for-profit organisation that aims to improve cancer care by systematic whole genome sequencing analysis of tumors and that also maintains one of the world’s largest databases of cancer whole genome sequencing data enriched with clinical patient data. After his undergraduate and PhD training at Wageningen University and Radboud University Nijmegen as a molecular geneticist, he held research and group leader positions at the Netherlands Cancer Institute, the Hubrecht Institute and the UMC Utrecht. His expertise is in cancer genomics and functional genetics.