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dr. A. van Royen-Kerkhof Associate Professor - medical

  • Immunology patient care

A. Kerkhof

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Biography

Dr A. van Royen-Kerkhof is senior consultant in Pediatric Immunology and Rheumatology at the department of Pediatric Immunolgy an Rheumatology of the Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital Utrecht, the Netherlands. She obtained her MD degree in 1990 at the Medical School of the University of Utrecht. She was trained as a paediatrician from 1991-1996 In Utrecht and Eindhoven (Catharina Ziekenhuis) In 2002 she achieved her specialist degree in Pediatric Immunolgy and Rheumatology. In 2005 she finished her PhD thesis on “Fcg-receptors in the clinics”.
The main focus of her clinical work is on Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases, the research focus is on Juvenile Dermatomyositis.

Currently she is involved in the development of the Medical/Research Master programme SUMMA in the University Medical Center Utrecht (2016-present).

As a member of the Medical Ethical Committee she was involved in reviewing investigational protocols for research in children  and persons who are incapable of giving consent.

Currently she is involved in the national and international discussions on accessibility of (expensive) treatment in pediatric patients

Side Activities

  • International research collaborations

    • 2012 - present   SHARE project: Best practices for the treatment of pediatric rheumatic diseases,  as the chair of expert group on Juvenile dermatomyositis.
    • 2013 - present    Development of Optimal/minimal Core Set criteria in Juvenile Dermatomyositis (P.I. Liza McCann, Alderhey Hospital Liverpool, UK)
    • 2010 - present    BrainWorks: a multicenter data-base for juvenile central nerve system vasculitis.
    • 2012 - present    Collaboration with dr Lisa Rider (NIH/NHS, Bethesda, USA) and dr Adam Huber (Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada) on Juvenile Dermatomyositis (database analysis for prognostic factors of JDM)

    Membership National Societies:

    • Member of Dutch Society of Paediatricians (Nederlandse Vereniging Kindergeneeskunde NVK)
      • 2011 - present:  vice-chair of “Werkgroep Dure en Weesgeneesmiddelen”
      • 2014 - present:  PI of SKMS project “Beschrijving off-label indicaties Dure en Weesgeneesmiddelen voor het Kinderformularium”
    • 2010 - present: Chair of Dutch society for Paediatric Rheumatology (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Kinderreumatologie NVKR);
    • Federatie Medisch Specialisten:
    • member of  working party “Geneesmiddelen”
    • 2015-present: member of working party  “Dure geneesmiddelen”      
    • Member of Dutch society of Immunodeficiencies (Werkgroep Immuundeficiënties WID)
    • Member Board Society of Immune Mediated Inflammatory      diseases
    • Membership “Interuniversitaire Werkgroep Autoinflammatie”

    Membership International Societies:

    • 2008 - present: Member Pediatric Rheumatology Society  (PReS)
    • 2010 - present: Chair Working Party European Working Party Juvenile Dermatomyositis (PReS),
    • 2007 - present: Member European Society of immunodeficiencies (ESID)
    • 2015 - present: FULLPHASE Medical Advisory Board

     Other related activities

    • 2007- present: Medical Advisor “KAISZ”, a society for parents and children with auto-immune and auto-inflammatory systemic diseases  
    • 2011- present: Medical Advisor VSN (Vereniging Spierziekten Nederland)
    • 2006- present: Boardmember Sophie Beuninck Stichting,

Fellowship and Awards

    • Stichting KAISZ (WKZ estafetteloop):                                                 5000, -
    • OBI project (Novartis):                                                                      10.000,-
    • Guidelines NVKR (Abbott):                                                                 16.000,-
    • Basic research (Regulatory T cells in Juvenile Dermatomyositis)            30.000,-
    • (De Bas Stichting)
    • Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds:.                                                               185.955,-

     (Biomarkers voor ziekteactiviteit bij Juveniele Dermatomyositis)

    • SKMS project       Dure en Weesgeneesmiddelen                                60.000,-

    Awards of AIO
    Judith Wienke award Young Investigator Meeting EULAR/PReS, Rom4 Italy, June 9th 2015:

    CXCL10, TNFR2 and Galectin-9 correlate with disease activity in Juvenile Dermatomyositis.

Research Output (85)

Consensus-based recommendations for the management of juvenile localised scleroderma

Zulian Francesco, Culpo Roberta, Sperotto Francesca, Anton Jordi, Avcin Tadej, Baildam Eileen M., Boros Christina, Chaitow Jeffrey, Constantin Tamàs, Kasapcopur Ozgur, Knupp Feitosa De Oliveira Sheila, Pilkington Clarissa A., Russo Ricardo, Toplak Natasa, Van Royen Annet, Saad Magalhães Claudia, Vastert Sebastiaan J., Wulffraat Nico M., Foeldvari Ivan 1 aug 2019, In: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 78 , p. 1019-1024 6 p.

Driving Medical Innovation Through Interdisciplinarity:Unique Opportunities and Challenges

Gohar Faekah, Maschmeyer Patrick, Mfarrej Bechara, Lemaire Mathieu, Wedderburn Lucy R, Roncarolo Maria Grazia, van Royen-Kerkhof Annet 5 feb 2019, In: Frontiers in medicine. 6 , p. 35

Kijken, kunst en kunde. Over onderwijs en A. Albert Hijmans van den Bergh

van Royen Annet , Huisman Frank G., ten Cate Olle, Imhof Saskia 2019,

European consensus-based recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of rare paediatric vasculitides - the SHARE initiative

de Graeff Nienke, Groot Noortje, Brogan Paul, Ozen Seza, Avcin Tadej, Bader-Meunier Brigitte, Dolezalova Pavla, Feldman Brian M, Kone-Paut Isabelle, Lahdenne Pekka, Marks Stephen D, McCann Liza, Pilkington Clarissa, Ravelli Angelo, van Royen Annet, Uziel Yosef, Vastert Bas, Wulffraat Nico, Kamphuis Sylvia, Beresford Michael W 7 dec 2018, In: Rheumatology (Oxford, England). 58 , p. 656-671 16 p.

European consensus-based recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of Kawasaki disease - the SHARE initiative

de Graeff Nienke, Groot Noortje, Ozen Seza, Eleftheriou Despina, Avcin Tadej, Bader-Meunier Brigitte, Dolezalova Pavla, Feldman Brian M, Kone-Paut Isabelle, Lahdenne Pekka, McCann Liza, Pilkington Clarissa, Ravelli Angelo, van Royen-Kerkhof Annet, Uziel Yosef, Vastert Bas, Wulffraat Nico, Kamphuis Sylvia, Brogan Paul, Beresford Michael W 7 dec 2018, In: Rheumatology (Oxford, England). 58 , p. 672-682 11 p.

A20 haploinsufficiency (HA20):Clinical phenotypes and disease course of patients with a newly recognised NF-kB-mediated autoinflammatory disease

Aeschlimann Florence A., Batu Ezgi D., Canna Scott W., Go Ellen, Gül Ahmet, Hoffmann Patrycja, Leavis Helen L., Ozen Seza, Schwartz Daniella M., Stone Deborah L., Van Royen-Kerkhof Annet, Kastner Daniel L., Aksentijevich Ivona, Laxer Ronald M. 1 mei 2018, In: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 77 , p. 728-735 8 p.

Juveniele idiopathische artritis

Schatorjé E J H, van Royen-Kerkhof A feb 2018, In: Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Tandheelkunde. 125 , p. 81-86 6 p.

Myositis is meer dan een spierziekte

Lim Johan, Van Royen-Kerkhof Annet, Jonkers René E., Starink Markus V., Voskuyl Alexandre E., Van Der Kooi Anneke J. 1 jan 2018, In: Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 162 6 p.

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis in a patient with previous diagnosis of severe congenital lupus

Rotstein Grein I. H., Armbrust W., van der Molen A. M., van Royen-Kerkhof Annet 1 jan 2018, In: Lupus. 27 , p. 154-157 4 p.

Subcutaneous golimumab for children with active polyarticular-course juvenile idiopathic arthritis:results of a multicentre, double-blind, randomised-withdrawal trial

Brunner Hermine I, Ruperto Nicolino, Tzaribachev Nikolay, Horneff Gerd, Chasnyk Vyacheslav G., Panaviene Violeta Vladislava, Abud-Mendoza Carlos, Reiff Andreas, Alexeeva Ekaterina, Rubio-Pérez Nadina, Keltsev Vladimir, Kingsbury Daniel J., Del Rocio Maldonado Velázquez Maria, Nikishina Irina, Silverman Earl D., Joos Rik, Smolewska Elzbieta, Bandeira Márcia, Minden Kirsten, van Royen-Kerkhof Annet, Emminger Wolfgang, Foeldvari Ivan, Lauwerys Bernard R., Sztajnbok Flavio, Gilmer Keith E., Xu Zhenhua, Leu Jocelyn H., Kim Lilianne, Lamberth Sarah L., Loza Matthew J., Lovell Daniel J., Martini Alberto, 1 jan 2018, In: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 77 , p. 21-29 9 p.

All Research Output (85)
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