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Acute inflammation - Group Knulst
Acute inflammation - Group Knulst

Research program

Infection and Immunity

Contact

André Knulst

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Research interests

  • Food Allergy diagnostics
  • Food Allergy therapy
  • Food Allergy prevalence
  • Food allergy mechanisms & biomarkers
  • Allergenicity novel foods
  • Improvement Food Allergy health care
  • Chronic spontaneous urticaria therapy
  • Chronic spontaneous urticaria mechanisms & biomarkers
  • Angioedema therapy
  • Angioedema mechanisms & biomarkers

Group members

Principal investigators


Senior researchers

Dr. Kitty Verhoeckx (Assistant Professor)
Dr. Edward Knol (Associate Professor)

PhD students

Mark Smits
Sarah Lyons
Anna Ehlers
Astrid, Versluis
Hannah Kansen
Mehran Alizadeh Aghdam
 


Research nurses

Ans Lebens
Annemieke  Sloeserwij

AIOS

Henrike Broekman
Mark Blankenstijn
Mignon van Elzen
Francine van Erp (postdoc)

Join our group

Student positions available on request

Key publications

  1. Food Allergy in Adults: Substantial Variation in Prevalence and Causative Foods Across Europe. Lyons SA, Burney PGJ, Ballmer-Weber BK, Fernandez-Rivas M, Barreales L, Clausen M, Dubakiene R, Fernandez-Perez C, Fritsche P, Jedrzejczak-Czechowicz M, Kowalski ML, Kralimarkova T, Kummeling I, Mustakov TB, Lebens AFM, van Os-Medendorp H, Papadopoulos NG, Popov TA, Sakellariou A, Welsing PMJ, Potts J, Mills ENC, van Ree R, Knulst AC, Le TM. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019 Jul - Aug;7(6):1920-1928.e11. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2019.02.044 View
  2. Determinants of omalizumab drug survival in a long-term daily practice cohort of patients with chronic urticaria. Spekhorst LS, van den Reek JMPA, Knulst AC, Röckmann H. Allergy. 2019 Jun;74(6):1185-1187. doi: 10.1111/all.13714 View
  3. Accidental food allergy reactions: Products and undeclared ingredients. Blom WM, Michelsen-Huisman AD, van Os-Medendorp H, van Duijn G, de Zeeuw-Brouwer ML, Versluis A, Castenmiller JJM, Noteborn HPJM, Kruizinga AG, Knulst AC, Houben GF. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Sep;142(3):865-875. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2018.04.041 View
  4. Effect of Varying Doses of Epicutaneous Immunotherapy vs Placebo on Reaction to Peanut Protein Exposure Among Patients With Peanut Sensitivity: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Sampson HA, Shreffler WG, Yang WH, Sussman GL, Brown-Whitehorn TF, Nadeau KC, Cheema AS, Leonard SA, Pongracic JA, Sauvage-Delebarre C, Assa'ad AH, de Blay F, Bird JA, Tilles SA, Boralevi F, Bourrier T, Hébert J, Green TD, Gerth van Wijk R, Knulst AC, Kanny G, Schneider LC, Kowalski ML, Dupont C.JAMA. 2017 Nov 14;318(18):1798-1809. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.16591 View
  5. Primary respiratory and food allergy to mealworm. Broekman HCHP, Knulst AC, den Hartog Jager CF, van Bilsen JHM, Raymakers FML, Kruizinga AG, Gaspari M, Gabriele C, Bruijnzeel-Koomen CAFM, Houben GF, Verhoeckx KCM. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 Aug;140(2):600-603.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.01.035 View

Grants

 

Utrecht University - STW Nutrall

Nutrition-based approach to support antigen-specific immunotherapy for food allergy

Utrecht University - Future Food Utrecht seed money

Perspectives of food producing companies regarding the design and content of food labels with focus on precautionary allergen labeling (PAL)

Utrecht University - Future Food Utrecht seed money

HLA-based Exclusion of Patients suspected for Peanut Allergy

Novartis

Markers of Efficacy of Xolair (Omalizumab) in Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

DBV

Open Label Follow Up Study of the VIPES study to evaluate long-term efficacy and safety of the Viaskin Peanut – OLFUS

 

Collaborations

TNO

Geert Houben, Marty Blom, Arjen Amelink

UMC Utrecht

Henny Otten (Center of Translational Immunology, CTI)
Kors van der Ent (Divisie Kinderen)
Cor Kalkman (Divisie Vitale Functies)
Yolanda Meijer (WKZ, child allergology)

AMC

Ronald van Ree

Food Allergy Research and Resource Program | Nebraska, FARRP

Joe Baumert, Steve Tayler

Taal & Communicatie / Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS

Bregje Holleman, Leo Lens

Nutricia Research

Johan Garssen, Machteld Tiemessen, Laura Meulenbroek

 Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, UIPS

Johan Garssen, Linette Willemsen

Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, IRAS

Joost Smit, Raymond Pieters

Euroimmun

Waltraud Suer, Bettina Brix

Future Food Utrecht

María-José Rojo Martinez

University of Manchester

Clare Mills

Participants from ILSI Europe
Participants from COST Action COMFA
Participants from COST Action ImpARAS
Europrevall Consortium
Dutch Anaphylaxis Network
Novartis – new drug development

In the media

 

26 May 2018 - Kans op allergie voor meelwormen en andere insecten - Voedsallergie.nl

> Read (in Dutch)

5 Jul 2013 - Eten van meelwormen kan allergische reactie veroorzaken - Vakmedianet

> Read (in Dutch)

5 Jul 2013 - Kun je insecten eten als je allergisch bent voor huisstofmijt? - deWolkskrant

> Read (in Dutch)

 

 

26 Jun 2018 - Vaak allergische reacties door onduidelijke etiketten - Nieuws voor diëtisten

> Read

18 Jun 2018 - Overgeven en bulten door foute voedseletiketten - NOS

> Read

31 Oct 2017 - Die allergie voor koemelk of kippenei is waarschijnlijk onzin - nrc.nl

> Read

19 May 2011 - Keuringsdienst van Waarde - ntr

> Watch
 

Dec 2015 - Hoe stel je een voedselallergie vast? - UMC

> Read

Education & Courses

Allergology

Msc level Medicine

Residence Dermatology Allergology education

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