Jaap van Harten
Jaap van Harten
CurrentElsevier BV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Emailj.harten@elsevier.com

Jaap van Harten was trained as a pharmacist at Leiden University, The Netherlands, and got a PhD in clinical pharmacology in 1988 (supervisor Professor Douwe D. Breimer). He then joined Solvay Pharmaceuticals, where he held positions in pharmacokinetics, clinical pharmacology, medical marketing, and regulatory affairs. In 2000 he moved to Excerpta Medica, Elsevier’s Medical Communications branch, where he headed the Medical Department and the Strategic Publication Planning Department. In 2004 he joined Elsevier’s Publishing organization, initially as Publisher of the genetics journals and books, and currently as Executive Publisher Pharmacology & Pharmaceutical Sciences. Jaap has a genuine interest in science, and how to communicate research effectively.