Britta Laros-van Gorkom medical specialistBritta Laros-van Gorkom is staff member at the department of hematology at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre. Her focus of interest is on thrombosis and hemostasis, with special interest in rare bleeding disorders.
Dr. Laros-van Gorkom studied medicine at the University of Utrecht and graduated as a medical doctor in 1994. During her studies she did research on CGP 35269, a new interferon B/D: Therapeutical value in chronic active hepatitis B at the University Hospital Utrecht and she went to the department of Cell Biology at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA to study the effect of phenothiazine on lipid metabolism and myelin.
Research for her PhD thesis was performed at the department of gastrointestinal diseases and medical oncology at the University Hospital in Groningen on Intraluminal determinants of colorectal cancer risk and epithelial cell proliferative activity: regional differences and effects of dietary manipulation. She received her PhD thesis in 2001.
Dr. Laros-van Gorkom started her specialisation in internal medicine in Groningen in 1998, moved to Deventer for the last two years of her specialisation and finalized it in The Hague. In 2004 she started her superspecialisation in hematology in The Hague, which she finished in 2006. In 2006 she started working as a haematologist at the department of hematology at the Radboud University Nijmegen, where she became a staff member in 2007. She became the medical director of the adult section of the Haemophilia treatment centre Nijmegen in 2008.