prof. dr. Karin Klijn
About Karin KlijnKarin Klijn trained in Neurology at the University Medical Center Utrecht. In 2013, after finishing her training, she worked as stroke fellow at the stroke unit of Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia (prof Graeme J Hankey , MD, FRCP, FRCP (Edin), FRACP).
From 2004 to 2015 she worked as neurologist at the UMC Utrecht. In June 2015 she was appointed as chair and professor of Neurology at the Radboud University Medical Center.
Her research interests is in neurovascular diseases. In addition to her studies of haemodynamic stroke in patients with carotid artery occlusion (leading to her cum laude PhD in 2001) and moyamoya, she now aims to improve life after intracerebral hemorrhage by means of etiological, diagnostic, prognostic and intervention studies. Over the years she has received multiple grants, including the prestigious clinical fellowship and Aspasia grant of ZonMw and a clinical established investigator grant of the Dutch Heart Foundation.
- 2018 - Member of the editorial board European Stroke Journal
- 2016 - Vice-chair of the board of scientific directors Dutch Heart Foundation
- 2015 - Member of the board of directors European Stroke Organisation