Katrien Grünberg has been appointed as Professor of Pathology at Radboud University/Radboud university medical center effective as of March 1st 2018.In 1992, Katrien Grünberg (Waddinxveen, 1966) received her medical degree from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. She worked as a resident in Pediatrics at St. Antonius Hospital in Nieuwegein and in clinical genetics, hereditary tumours, at Erasmus MC Rotterdam. In 2000 Katrien Grünberg obtained her PhD at LUMC Leiden for research into Rhinovirus infections in asthma.
Dr Grünberg received her training as a pathologist at VUmc in Amsterdam, where she then joined the staff as a consultant pathologist until 2015. The focus of her scientific and clinical work was on pulmonary pathology, including pulmonary vascular pathology in pulmonary hypertension. She was the board secretary and chair of the Dutch Scientific Society for Pathology (NVVP) until 2018.
In September 2015 Dr Grünberg was appointed head of the Pathology Department at Radboud university medical center. She is a member of the executive committee of the Center for Oncology. As Professor of Pathology she will focus on the development of highly specialized pathology in academic networks, molecular diagnostics and the application of artificial intelligence in digital pathology.
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