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Wouter van Solinge

Full Professor


Wouter van Solinge (1962) studied Pharmaceutical Sciences at Utrecht University. After finishing his studies in 1988, he moved to Copenhagen, Denmark for a period of four years to work at the University Hospital (Rigshospitalet). End of 1992, he started his residency at the Meander Medical Center in Amersfoort, to become a clinical chemist. He became a registered clinical chemist in February 1997 and accepted a job as clinical chemist and staff member both at the Meander Medical Center and at the University Medical Center St Radboud in Nijmegen. In September 1998, Van Solinge moved to the University Medical Center Utrecht, to work as clinical chemist and staff member at the Central Diagnostic Laboratory. In April 2000 he became Associate Head of Department and in April 2002, Head of Department. He became professor of Laboratory Medicine in December 2003. In 2004 he started the Utrecht Patient Oriented Database (UPOD), a translational database containing all data on patients treated at the UMC Utrecht, for research purposes.

In addition, among other, he was the Medical Director of the Division of Laboratories and Pharmacy from October 2007 and Chairman of the Division since June 2012 until September 2016.

Within the UMC Utrecht he was until January 2020 the Ambassador for eHealth & Big Data. In that capacity he was responsible for the corporate program Applied Data Analytics in Medicine (ADAM).

Since December 2021 he is Visiting Professor at the Department of Genomic Medicine, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark.



Recent publications

A novel composition of endogenous metabolic modulators improves red blood cell properties in sickle cell disease Myrthe J van Dijk, Marissa J M Traets, Brigitte A van Oirschot, Titine J J Ruiter, Jonathan R A de Wilde, Jennifer Bos, Wouter W van Solinge, Margaret J Koziel, Judith J M Jans, Revati Wani, Eduard J van Beers, Richard van Wijk, Minke A E Rab
EJHaem, 2024, vol. 5, p.21-32
Asking informed consent may lead to significant participation bias and suboptimal cardiovascular risk management in learning healthcare systems Anna G M Zondag, T Katrien J Groenhof, Rieke van der Graaf, Wouter W van Solinge, Michiel L Bots, Saskia Haitjema, , Marielle H Emmelot-Vonk
BMC Medical Research Methodology, 2023, vol. 23
Characteristics of peripheral blood cells are independently related to major adverse cardiovascular events after carotid endarterectomy L. Malin Overmars, Joost M. Mekke, Wouter W. van Solinge, Saskia C.A. De Jager, Cornelia A.R. Hulsbergen-Veelken, Imo E. Hoefer, Dominique P.V. de Kleijn, Gert J. de Borst, Sander W. van der Laan, Saskia Haitjema
Atherosclerosis Plus, 2023, vol. 52, p.32-40
In-vitro and in-silico evidence for oxidative stress as drivers for RDW Huibert Jan Joosse, Brigitte A. van Oirschot, Sander A.A. Kooijmans, Imo E. Hoefer, Richard A.H. van Wijk, Albert Huisman, Wouter W. van Solinge, Saskia Haitjema
Scientific Reports, 2023, vol. 13
Anemiediagnostiek in de eerste lijn Albert Huisman, Wouter W van Solinge, Jochen W L Cals
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 2023, vol. 167
Added diagnostic value of routinely measured hematology variables in diagnosing immune checkpoint inhibitor mediated toxicity in the emergency department Michael S A Niemantsverdriet, Bram E L Vrijsen, Therese Visser 't Hooft, Karijn P M Suijkerbuijk, Wouter W van Solinge, Maarten J Ten Berg, Saskia Haitjema
Cancer Medicine, 2023, vol. 12, p.12462-12469