Adithya Sridhar is a Senior Scientist at the OrganoVIR Labs at the Amsterdam UMC location AMC. He has a degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Oxford and did his PhD in the lab-on-chip group of Prof. van den Berg at the University of Twente. He has more than 10 years’ experience developing complex in vitro cell culture models. In his role as Senior Scientist at the Amsterdam UMC, he has setup airway, gut, and brain organoid models for virology. Within GUTVIBRATIONS, Adithya will be the Scientific Manager and will be responsible for overseeing the scientific activities ensuring cohesion and knowledge exchange between the work packages. He will also be the work package leader for WP2 developing a complex gut epithelial-mesenchyme co-culture model.
Amsterdam University Medical Centers (Amsterdam UMC) is one of the foremost research institutions in the Netherlands and one of its largest hospitals, with 1500 staff members employed in medical research. The Amsterdam UMC research is organized in 7 themes within the AMC Research Institute, where AMC Principal Investigators (PIs) are appointed to develop their own research lines. The AMC Graduate School organizes doctorate level academic training of AMC PhD students (209 PhD rewarded in 2016). This concentration of expertise makes the center a breeding ground for fruitful scientific collaborations.