W. W. de Herder, MD, PhD
Wouter W. de Herder, MD PhD (1960) is a Professor of Endocrine Oncology at the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He is currently the head of endocrinology education at University Hospital. He is also chairman of a multidisciplinary group for endocrine oncology in the Erasmus MC (tumorwerkgroep endocriene tumoren) and head of the ENETS Centre of Excellence for Neuroendocrine Tumors. His research focuses on neuroendocrine and adrenal tumors and Cushing’s syndrome.
Dr. de Herder received his MD in 1985 and his PhD in 1990 from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He is a member of several international and Dutch national societies; he serves on the board of the Dutch society for Endocrinology (NVE), is a member of the Endocrine Society (USA), Society for Endocrinology (UK), Pituitary Society (USA), European Society of Endocrinology (ESE), and European Neuroendocrine Association (ENEA). He served as chairman and vice-chairman of ENETS (European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society). Dr. de Herder serves on the advisory boards of both ENETS and NANETS (North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society). He is a member of the educational committee of the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE).
Dr. de Herder has published and co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and book-chapters. He also contributes as a reviewer for many international medical journals. He is a member of the editorial boards of Clinical Endocrinology, Neuroendocrinology and Endocrine-Related Cancer. He has given >90 invited presentations at Dutch national and international meetings.