Jan Smeitink receives royal decoration

26/4/16 - NIJMEGEN - On April 26 Jan Smeitink was proclaimed "Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw". He received the distinction from the hands of the mayor of Beuningen, Carol van Eert. Surrounded by colleagues, family and friends, Jan was lauded for his warm and helpful nature, for giving people the opportunity to thrive, for his devotion to finding a cure for mitochondrial disorders, for great scientific achievements, while always remaining directly approachable.

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 Photo made by Albert Smeitink

 

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