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Peter Pickkers full professor

The research of Peter Pickkers focuses on pharmacological modulation of the innate immune response in translational models and patients.

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Peter Pickkers full professor

The research of  Peter Pickkers focuses on pharmacological modulation of the innate immune response in translational models and patients. His group has exploited several translational models, including the experimental human endotoxemia model and experimental human rhinovirus  infection to investigate the pathophysiology of human inflammation.  Also clinical trials in critically ill patients has his interest, with a focus on sepsis, delirium and acute kidney injury. He is part of the editorial board of Intensive Care Medicine Experimental, Netherlands Journal of Critical Care and the 'Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde' and has participated in several guideline committees, including the SWAB. At this moment, he co-authored >200 peer reviewed papers and 22 chapters in books.

Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 2006: Year prize Vascular Biology for most distinguishing Dutch international publication
  • 2000: PhD thesis awarded cum laude
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Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 2006: Year prize Vascular Biology for most distinguishing Dutch international publication
  • 2000: PhD thesis awarded cum laude
  • 1998: Most promising young investigator award, International Society Hypertension

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Field of study

Intensive Care

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
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