Vice President Scientific & Clinical Affairs, miDiagnostics
Dr. Leander Van Neste is vice president of Scientific and Clinical Affairs at miDiagnostics, aiming to productize complex diagnostic assays for near-patient testing. He has a background in the academic and private sector, with experience in medical diagnostics. He held academic positions at Ghent and Maastricht University where he taught R&D for diagnostics, epigenetics, and bioinformatics and researched cancer epigenetics. Leander holds a master’s degree in Bio-Engineering and a PhD in Applied Biological Sciences from Ghent University in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University. He successfully developed and launched several molecular biomarker assays at MDxHealth, mainly in the prostate cancer field.