ERKNet Reference Center

Institution

Nijmegen, Radboud UMC

Center

Radboudumc Expertise Center for Rare Renal Disorders

Description

The pediatric department within Radboud UMC Expertise Center on Renal Disorders provides excellent and highly qualified patient care in a sustainable network covering the entire eastern part of the Netherlands with a population of approximately six million people. The Radboudumc has a shared care arrangement with the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) as well as the Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC), in which Radboudumc acts as the center of expertise for pediatric dialysis and kidney transplantation. 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).
Research conducted by the Department of Pediatric Nephrology focuses primarily on glomerular diseases, especially on complement-mediated diseases and nephrotic syndrome, and specific genetic kidney diseases, like ciliopathies, tubulopathies, and cystinosis and is embedded in the research theme ‘Kidney diseases’ of RIMLS (see www.rimls.nl).

Team

Senior clinician experts

Marlies Cornelissen   (HCP Lead)  [e-mail]
Linda Koster-Kamhuis   [e-mail]
Michiel Schreuder   [e-mail]
Nicole vandeKar   [e-mail]

Junior clinician experts

Charlotte Bootsma   [e-mail]

Clinical geneticists

 


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Ernie Bongers   [e-mail]

Laboratory researchers

 


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Bert van den Heuvel   [e-mail]

Clinical research coordinators

 


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Jacqueline Knoll   [e-mail]

Disease expertise

» Hereditary glomerulopathies
» Tubulopathies
» Metabolic & stone disorders
» Thrombotic microangiopathies
» Renal malformations
» Obstructive nephropathies
» Pediatric CKD & dialysis
» Pediatric kidney transplantation

Contact

Marlies Cornelissen
E-mail: marlies.cornelissen@radboudumc.nl
Telephone: 31243614430
Fax: 31243616428

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European Reference Networks
ERKNet is one of the 24 European Reference Networks (ERNs) approved by the ERN Board of Member States. The ERNs are co-funded by the European Commission.
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