Marieke Schoemaker, PhD

Global Development Specialist, FrieslandCampina Ingredients

Marieke H. Schoemaker, PhD, is a Global Development Specialist at Royal FrieslandCampina (FC) integrated in the Expert Nutrition Team. She is dedicated to Adult Nutrition.

Before joining FC she has worked as a Nutrition Scientist for the European R&D team and subsequently as Senior Scientist in the Global Discovery team at Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN), a global company in infant and children’s nutrition. Before joining MJN, she has worked for the Scientific Affairs department at a daughter company of the international Schwabe group, specialized in oral supplements and phytomedicines.

Born and raised in the Netherlands, Dr. Schoemaker has a MSc degree in Medical Biology and holds a PhD degree in Medical Sciences from Groningen University in the Netherlands in the area of acute and chronic liver diseases. She extended and broadened her research interests through a postdoctoral research position at the Leiden/Amsterdam Center for Drug Research, studying the role of oxidative stress in aging and disease. Dr. Schoemaker is author of several scientific publications in international journals. She is also co-inventor on multiple patent applications.

Expertise: Nutrition in Health & Disease, Nutraceuticals, Milk ingredients, Science communication, (Applied) Research


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