Tessel Rigter PhD

Tessel Rigter PhD, is a researcher focussing on implementation of Personalised Medicine. She conducted her PhD in “Translating the dynamics of genetics into health care practice” within the section of Community Genetics, dept. of Clinical Genetics of the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam between 2009 and 2014. Since then, she has worked at the National Institute of Public Health, studying the implementation of pharmacogenomics in Primary Care. Currently she is involved in the National Consortium Ethical Legal and Social Implications of Personalised Medicine (funded by ZonMW), where she studies the responsible implementation of Personalised Medicine, with a focus on roles and responsibilities of the different stakeholders. This study is conducted at the Amsterdam UMC, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Clinical Genetics, Section Community Genetics, Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, The Netherlands.