People Karin Klijn


prof. dr. Karin Klijn
BIG-number: 49042706801

About Karin Klijn

In June 2015 Karin Klijn was appointed as chair and professor of Neurology at the Radboud University Medical Center. read more

About Karin Klijn

Karin 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.


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Additional Functions

  • 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

Research group Intracerebral haemorrhage and stroke

Karin Klijn's research group focuses on causes and consequence of intracerebral haemorrhage and haemodynamic stroke. read more

Research Institute Donders Center for Medical Neuroscience

As part of the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour – the Donders Center for Medical Neuroscience is devoted to understanding the mechanistic underpinnings of human cognition and behavior in health and disease. read more