Matthijs Kox assistant professorMatthijs Kox is an assistant professor at the Intensive Care department and affiliated to the Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences. He is embedded in the Infectious diseases and global health theme. Matthijs supervises a team of 12 PhD candidates and a research technician, all of whom perform translational studies into modulation of the immune response, with a focus on sepsis. His research ranges from in vitro experiments to animal experimentation, studies in human models of infection, and clinical trials. Furthermore, he pioneered studies into voluntary modulation of the sympathetic nervous system and immune response using a behavioral intervention developed by “Iceman” Wim Hof. He co-authored >100 peer reviewed papers and several chapters in books. Click here to see his pubmed-listed publications.
Editor of peer-reviewed journals
- 2013 - present: Intensive Care Medicine Experimental (ICMx)
- 2014 - 2017: Netherlands Journal of Anesthesiology
- 2018: Expert panel PhD fellowships strategic basic research, Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
- 2018 - present: Founding member of the European Group on Immunology of Sepsis (EGIS)
- 2017 - present: Member of the committee that organizes the Annual Congress of the Dutch Society of Intensive Care Medicine (NVIC).