E.A.T. Brienen



Senior Technician
Leiden Parasitoly Diagnostics Group (ParaDiag)

Areas of interest:

  • Clinical Parasitology
  • Diagnostics



Professional biosketch

Eric Brienen (1963) has a position as laboratory technician at the Department of Parasitology. He is specialized in morphological determination of human parasites, but is also familiar with serological diagnosis and molecular diagnostic techniques. He participated in several collaborative research projects (Ghana, Mozambique) on the epidemiology of parasitic diseases. In addition he provides extensive training in microscopy during courses and workshops. He also trains students and assists them in their preparations before they leave for a field trip abroad. He examines all samples of the Netherlands external quality assessment scheme before distribution and regularly submits microscopic pictures for the website of the Netherlands Society for Parasitology.


Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum
Gebouw 1
Kamer P4-23

Albinusdreef 2
2333 ZA Leiden
Tel: +31 71 5265093

Postzone P4-Q
Postbus 9600
2300 RC Leiden

E-mail: E.A.T.Brienen@lumc.nl