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Hedi Claahsen associate professor

Hedi Claahsen is paediatric endocrinologist and head of the department of pediatric endocrinology at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, the Netherlands.

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Hedi Claahsen associate professor

Hedi L. Claahsen – van der Grinten is paediatric endocrinologist and head of the department of pediatric endocrinology at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, the Netherlands. She graduated as MD in1995 and followed her paediatric training at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre. In 2002 she started her training in Paediatric Endocrinology at the Department of Paediatric Endocrinology of the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands. She was registered as paediatric endocrinologist in January 2007 and graduated as PhD in 2007 with the thesis entitled “Adrenal rest tumours in congenital adrenal hyperplasia”. Her research line focuses on different aspects of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) and other forms of disorders/differences of sex development (DSD), with emphasis on the etiology of testicular adrenal rest tumours (TART) and the role of steroid precursors in CAH. She is chair of the national congenital adrenal hyperplasia working group and founding member and member of the steering committee of the Radboud Adrenal Centre, Nijmegen that serves as an expertise centre for the diagnosis and treatment of adrenal diseases, both in children and adults. Furthermore, she is founding member and leading coordinator of the Radboud DSD expert centre, Nijmegen. Since 2015 she is member of the medical ethical comite of the Radboudumc.

Additional functions

  • Member of the Board BijnierNet (2013 - present)
  • Comite member on research involving humans subjects (CMO Arnhem Nijmegen) (2015 - present)
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Additional functions

  • Member of the Board BijnierNet (2013 - present)
  • Comite member on research involving humans subjects (CMO Arnhem Nijmegen) (2015 - present)
  • Member of the Editorial Board Pediatric Endocrine Review (2016 - present)
  • Member of the management commite DSDnet (2015 - present)
  • Chair Radboud DSD centre (Differences of Sex Development) (2014 - present)
  • Chair of the Dutch commission on neonatal sceening CAH Nederlands Vereniging voor Kindergeneeskunde (2011 - present)
  • Member of the Editorial board of the International Journal of Endocriology (2018 - present)
  • Principle clinician
  • Member of the scientific board of the international  CAH/DSD registry (2018 - present)
  • HCP representative of the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre in the ENDO- ERN (2016 - present)
  • Founding member and member of the steering comite of the Radboud Adrenal Centre (2010 - present)
     

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Field of study

Pediatrics

Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences

Our main aim is to achieve a greater understanding of the molecular mechanisms of disease. By integrating fundamental and clinical research, we obtain multifaceted knowledge of (patho)physiological processes. read more