dr. P.G.J. Nikkels

dr. P.G.J. Nikkels

Assistant Professor - medical
dr. P.G.J. Nikkels
  • Department of Pathology

Research Programs




Pathologist, consultant for pediatric and perinatal pathology.

MD exam July 1982, Erasmus Uni­versity Rotter­dam, the Netherlands

PhD thesis: The hemopoietic micro-environment, effects of chemotherapy and irradiation, March 22 1989, Erasmus Uni­versity Rotter­dam, the Netherlands

Pathology training: January 1987 until January 1992, University Hospital Groningen, the Netherlands

1992-december 1996: staff member department of pathology University Hospital Groningen, the Netherlands and responsible for the perinatal pathology

December 1996- : staff member department of pathology, University Hospital Utrecht, the Netherlands. Responsible for pediatric and perinatal pathology including training of residents and performing / supervising 120-140 perinatal and pediatric autopsies annually, 700-800 placentas annually and approximately 1200-1500 surgical biopsies including solid pediatric tumors from October 2014.

Research Output (301)

Asymptomatic Infant Rib Fractures Are Primarily Non-abuse-Related and Should Not Be Used to Assess Physical Child Abuse

van Gemert Martin J.C., Vlaming Marianne, Gabaeff Steven C., Nikkels Peter G.J., Neumann H. A.Martino Nov 2023, In: Children. 10 , p. 1-12 12 p.

Maturation and Function of the Intercalated Disc:Report of Two Pediatric Cases Focusing on Cardiac Development and Myocardial Hyperplasia

van Ham Willem B., Meijboom Esmeralda E.M., Ligtermoet Merel L., Nikkels Peter G.J., van Veen Toon A.B. 19 Aug 2023, In: Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease. 10 , p. 1-9 9 p.

AXIN1 bi-allelic variants disrupting the C-terminal DIX domain cause craniometadiaphyseal osteosclerosis with hip dysplasia

Terhal Paulien, Venhuizen Anton J, Lessel Davor, Tan Wen-Hann, Alswaid Abdulrahman, Grün Regina, Alzaidan Hamad I, von Kroge Simon, Ragab Nada, Hempel Maja, Kubisch Christian, Novais Eduardo, Cristobal Alba, Tripolszki Kornelia, Bauer Peter, Fischer-Zirnsak Björn, Nievelstein Rutger A J, van Dijk Atty, Nikkels Peter, Oheim Ralf, Hahn Heidi, Bertoli-Avella Aida, Maurice Madelon M, Kornak Uwe 9 Aug 2023, In: American Journal of Human Genetics. 110 , p. 1470-1481 12 p.

Identification of a unique intervillous cellular signature in chronic histiocytic intervillositis

Krop Juliette, van der Meeren Lotte E., van der Hoorn Marie Louise P., Ijsselsteijn Marieke E., Dijkstra Kyra L., Kapsenberg H., van der Keur C., Cornish Emily F., Nikkels Peter G.J., Koning Frits, Claas Frans H.J., Heidt Sebastiaan, Eikmans Michael, Bos Manon Aug 2023, In: Placenta. 139 , p. 34-42 9 p.

The severity of chronic histiocytic intervillositis is associated with gestational age and fetal weight

Bos M., Koenders M. J.M., Dijkstra K. L., van der Meeren L. E., Nikkels P. G.J., Bloemenkamp K. W.M., Eikmans M., Baelde H. J., van der Hoorn M. L.P. Jan 2023, In: Placenta. 131 , p. 28-35 8 p.

The Radiological and Histological Phenotype of Skeletal Abnormalities in Fetal ARCN1-Related Syndrome

Houck Charlotte A., Koopmans Marije, Nikkels Peter G.J. 2023, In: Pediatric and Developmental Pathology.

Clinical and Molecular Diagnosis of Osteocraniostenosis in Fetuses and Newborns:Prenatal Ultrasound, Clinical, Radiological and Pathological Features

Rosato Simonetta, Unger Sheila, Campos-Xavier Belinda, Caraffi Stefano Giuseppe, Beltrami Laura, Pollazzon Marzia, Ivanovski Ivan, Castori Marco, Bonasoni Maria Paola, Comitini Giuseppina, Nikkels Peter G.J., Lindstrom Kristin, Umandap Christine, Superti-Furga Andrea, Garavelli Livia Feb 2022, In: Genes. 13 , p. 1-15

Autopsy in a neonatal intensive care unit:do we still need it in 2022?

Groenendaal Floris, Nikkels Peter G J 2022, In: Jornal de Pediatria. 98 , p. 442-443 2 p.

Age-Related Variation in Sympathetic Nerve Distribution in the Human Spleen

Cleypool Cindy G.J., Brinkman David J., Mackaaij Claire, Nikkels Peter G.J., Nolte Martijn A., Luyer Misha D., de Jonge Wouter J., Bleys Ronald L.A.W. 14 Oct 2021, In: Frontiers in Neuroscience. 15 , p. 1-14

Placental complement activation in fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia:An observational study

de Vos Thijs W., Winkelhorst Dian, Baelde Hans J., Dijkstra Kyra L., van Bergen Rianne D.M., van der Meeren Lotte E., Nikkels Peter G.J., Porcelijn Leendert, van der Schoot C. Ellen, Vidarsson Gestur, Eikmans Michael, Kapur Rick, van der Keur Carin, Trouw Leendert A., Oepkes Dick, Lopriore Enrico, van der Hoorn Marie Louise P., Bos Manon, de Haas Masja 1 Jul 2021, In: International journal of molecular sciences. 22 , p. 1-11

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