Annika de Jong
Project Manager - Catalyze
Annika de Jong is project manager at Catalyze with an academic background. She has a PhD from Leiden University Medical Center where she worked on a novel RNA therapeutic for the bleeding disorder ‘von Willebrand disease’.
After her PhD she pursued her academic career as Postdoctoral fellow at NYU Langone Health where she focused on the role of RNA granules in atherosclerosis development. While being an academic, she always had a passion for management and organization. This combination she finds as project manager for EU subsidized projects at Catalyze. Her role as project manager for the Restore Vision project combines best of both the management and the academic world.