Our expertise human immunodeficiency virusIn the Radboudumc HIV treatment center, a multidisciplinary team of infectiologists, nursing specialists, virologists and pharmacists are working and take care of over 700 adult patients. In addition, around 20 HIV-positive patients under the age of 18 are treated in affiliation with the Sophia Children's Hospital in Rotterdam at the Amalia Children's Hospital. Apart from patient care, scientific research and education are also part of HIV activities of Radboudumc.
For patientsThe Radboudumc is one of the 26 Dutch HIV treatment centers. You will be treated by a team of specialized infectiologists and nurse specialists. If necessary, we will expand this team with other medical specialists, such as a virologist, a pharmacist and a psychologist. read more (in Dutch)
Our scientific researchRadboudumc has a number of research lines where HIV plays a major role.
The studies originating from the Internal Medicine department analyze why HIV patients are more likely to be affected from non-infectious disorders and if new drug targets can be found for these disrorders. This research is being conducted in collaboration with other HIV centers and expertise groups. Read more
A second line of research focusses on the side effects of a number of commonly used anti-HIV drugs. This research is also being carried out in collaboration with researchers in Tanzania.
The Radboudumc Pharmacy has a laboratory where the concentrations of all anti-HIV drugs in blood can be measured. These measurements are used by the research group of Prof. dr. David Burger, among others, to optimize dosages of HIV drugs in children and pregnant women, to understand drug-drug interactions, drug side effects, et cetera.