Joris J.T.H. Roelofs

Academisch Medisch Centrum, The Netherlands

Joris J. T. H. Roelofs was educated at the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium)(1972) and the VU University, Amsterdam, where he received his M.D. degree in 2000. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Amsterdam in 2007, and he was board certified in pathology in 2008. Since then, Roelofs has been a Consultant Histopathologist in the Department of Pathology at the AMC, specializing in kidney, liver, and lung pathology. In 2010, he worked as a Research Fellow in the Kirkland Center for Lupus Research (Cornell University Medical College, New York City). Dr. Roelofs's research focuses on the reciprocal interactions between coagulation and inflammation in the context of kidney diseases. Among his current research programs are the following: the fibrinolytic system in renal disease, the roles of active protein C (APC) and the endothelial protein C receptor (EPCR) in acute kidney injury and renal allograft rejection, and platelets and platelet-derived microparticles (PMPs) in acute kidney injury.

Biography Updated on 6 December 2011

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