Patrick Kamphuis, Ph.D.

Patrick Kamphuis is senior medical director and heads worldwide medical and scientific affairs for the adult medical nutrition portfolio at Nutricia, the specialized nutrition business of Danone, headquartered in Amsterdam. Patrick started his career in research in 2001 at Danone Nutricia Research as a scientist leading various scientific and clinical projects in different disease areas, researching the role and impact of nutrition in managing various paediatric conditions as well as Alzheimer’s Disease.

He recently served as Global R&D Director Adult Therapeutic Areas and Life Sciences, where Patrick was responsible for innovation and (pre)clinical research in the therapeutic areas frailty, oncology, critical care, dysphagia and stroke as well as Alzheimer’s Disease. Patrick has a PhD in Neurosciences and is the author of peer-reviewed publications in the fields of neurosciences, geriatrics, immunology, endocrinology and paediatrics.