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Fischer

Associate Professor - medical

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Biography

Kathelijn Fischer has been working at the University Medical Center Utrecht, both as a Paediatric Haematologist and a Clinical Epidemiologist.

Dr Fischer finished her medical training in 1988 is a registered paediatrician since 1994. Dr Fischer specialized in paediatric haematology and oncology in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Subsequently, she performed PhD research in haemophilia while training as a clinical epidemiologist. She published her thesis on ‘Treatment strategies in severe haemophilia: in search for the optimal treatment’ in 2001.

Dr Fischer supervises four PhD students and served as co-promotor for seven other PhD students in the field of haematology, neurology and gynaecology.

Dr Fischer is principal investigator in several international studies on long-term results of haemophilia treatment, and is the epidemiologist for the European Haemophilia Safety Surveillance Study (EUHASS-member of the steering committee) as well as for the European PedNet registry.

The specific areas of expertise and interest of dr Fischer include the epidemiology of haemophilia (including use of registries), prophylactic treatment, and outcome assessment in haemophilia care.

Recent publications

Arthropathy on X-rays in 363 persons with hemophilia Dayna A M van Heel, Wouter Foppen, Kathelijn Fischer
Research and practice in thrombosis and haemostasis, 2024, vol. 8
Inhibitor development according to concentrate in severe hemophilia Kathelijn Fischer, Riitta Lassila, Flora Peyvandi, Alexander Gatt, Rob Hollingsworth, Thierry Lambert, Radek Kaczmarek, Amanda Bettle, Nasrin Samji, Georges Étienne Rivard, Manuel Carcao, Alfonso Iorio, Mike Makris,
Research and practice in thrombosis and haemostasis, 2023, vol. 7, p.1-10
Heavy menstrual bleeding in adolescents Stella J. Van ‘t Klooster, Anne de Vaan, Jeanette van Leeuwen, Lynnda Pekel, Nathalie M. van Rijn-van Kortenhof, Eveline T. Engelen, Willie van Greevenbroek, Albert Huisman, Kathelijn Fischer, Roger E.G. Schutgens, Karin P.M. van Galen
Research and practice in thrombosis and haemostasis, 2023, vol. 7
DOSEMI-STUDIE Konrad van der Zwet, Anouk Donners, Toine Egberts, Lize van Vulpen, Roger E Schutgens, RT Urbanus, K Fischer
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Hematologie, 2023, vol. 20, p.352–5
Subclinical synovial proliferation in patients with severe haemophilia A Eline D.P. van Bergen, Flora H.P. van Leeuwen, Wouter Foppen, Merel A. Timmer, Roger E.G. Schutgens, Simon C. Mastbergen, Floris P.J.G. Lafeber, Pim A. de Jong, Kathelijn Fischer, Lize F.D. van Vulpen
Haemophilia, 2023, vol. 29, p.1580-1588
Dilemmas on emicizumab in children with haemophilia A Susanna Ranta, Jayashree Motwani, Jan Blatny, Martina Bührlen, Manuel Carcao, Hervé Chambost, Carmen Escuriola, Kathelijn Fischer, Mutlu Kartal-Kaess, Marloes de Kovel, Gili Kenet, Christoph Male, Beatrice Nolan, Roseline d'Oiron, Martin Olivieri, Ester Zapotocka, Nadine G Andersson, Christoph Königs
Haemophilia, 2023, vol. 29, p.1291-1298

Fellowships & Awards

2018: ACCESS TO INSIGHT CLINICAL RESEARCH GRANT

2018: ASPIRE YOUNG INVESTIGATOR GRANT