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Roger Schutgens

Full Professor

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Roger Schutgens is a Consultant Haematologist at the University Medical Centre Utrecht. His main responsibilities include care, research and education in the area of benign hematology and clotting diseases. Prof. Schutgens is the Head of at the Van Creveldkliniek, a national expertise center for rare and/or inherited benign hematologic disorders, thrombosis and haemostasis. He completed his medical degree from Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium and he completed his PhD from Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Prof. Schutgens areas of focus include patients predisposed to bleeding, congenital abnormalities of platelets and hypercoagulable conditions.

Research groups

Thrombosis and hemostasis

Research aim

We aim to advance knowledge in the field of thrombosis and hemostasis and translate scientific findings into improved clinical care and outcomes for patients affected by blood clotting disorders.

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Recent publications

Limited value of testing for factor XIII and α2-antiplasmin deficiency in patients with a bleeding disorder of unknown cause Sander Ariëns, Albert Huisman, Idske C L Kremer Hovinga, Rolf T Urbanus, Karin P M van Galen, Lize F D van Vulpen, Kathelijn Fischer, Roger E G Schutgens
Haemophilia, 2024, vol. 30, p.998-1002
Functional decline in persons with haemophilia and factors associated with deterioration Johan Blokzijl, Martijn F Pisters, Cindy Veenhof, Roger E G Schutgens, Merel A Timmer
Haemophilia, 2023, vol. 29, p.790-798
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
Structural changes after ankle joint distraction in haemophilic arthropathy Eline D P van Bergen, Simon C Mastbergen, Floris P J G Lafeber, Anne-Christine Bay-Jensen, Sofie F Madsen, Helena Port, Wouter Foppen, Roger E G Schutgens, Mylène P Jansen, Lize F D van Vulpen
Haemophilia, 2023, vol. 29, p.874-882
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

Fellowships & Awards

2017: Immune tolerance induction (ITI) in Hemophilia A: Role for rFVIII-Fc in inducing tolerance