Joost Smolders M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed as the new head of the MS Center ErasMS and the Neuroimmunology Brain (NIB) Research Group in the Department of Immunology. Joost is a trained neurologist and a talented MS neuroimmunology researcher that investigates multiple sclerosis (MS). Joost will have a joint appointment with the department of Neurology where he will perform his clinical service. Joost will be starting October 1st and will give a seminar in the department of Immunology on October 10th, 2019. September 2nd Joost visited and met group leaders in the department and the NIB group. Please join me to welcome Joost on board and wish him great success in this new position.