ERKNet Reference Center


Nijmegen, Radboud UMC


Radboudumc Expertise Center for Rare Renal Disorders


The mission of the Radboudumc Expertise Center for Rare Renal Disorders is to deliver excellent, efficient and innovative clinical care to our patients at the Radboudumc and beyond, and to be leading in the field of kidney disease research in the world. Radboudumc is an international referral center for rare renal disorders and complement-mediated diseases (for research, diagnosis and treatment of adults as well as children).


Senior clinician experts

Jack Wetzels   (HCP Deputy Lead)  [e-mail]

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Ruud de Sevaux   [e-mail]

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Jeroen Deegens   [e-mail]
Tom Nijenhuis   [e-mail]

Junior clinician experts

Rutger Maas   [e-mail]
Ellen van Ommen   [e-mail]

Clinicians in training

Ilse Rood   [e-mail]

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Anne Els van de Logt   [e-mail]

Clinical geneticists


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Ernie Bongers   [e-mail]

Disease expertise

» Hereditary glomerulopathies
» Immune glomerulopathies
» Tubulopathies
» Metabolic & stone disorders
» Thrombotic microangiopathies
» AD structural kidney disorders
» Renal malformations
» Obstructive nephropathies


Prof. Dr. J. Wetzels
Telephone: 31243617083 of 31243


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