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Gertjan Kaspers

Netherlands, 26 years of experience

Pediatric Hematology

Area of expertise

Specialty

Pediatric Hematology

Subspecialty

Pediatric Hematologic Oncology

Diseases

Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

Experience

Pediatric Oncologist, Princess Máxima Center

Utrecht, Netherlands. From 2018

Director, Princess Máxima Center Academy & Outreach

Utrecht, Netherlands. From 2015

Full professor of Pediatric Oncology, Amsterdam UMC, VU Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands. From 2006

Pediatric Oncologist/Hematologist, Amsterdam UMC, VU Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands. 2000 - 2018

Dutch Cancer Society Clinical Fellow, Leiden University Medical Center, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Amsterdam UMC, VU Amsterdam, EKZ/AMC-Amsterdam

Netherlands and United Kingdom. 1998 - 2000

Education

PhD research, Amsterdam UMC, VU Amsterdam: “Glucocorticoid response in vivo and in vitro in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia"

1993

MD, VU Amsterdam

1988

Biography

Dr. Gertjan Kaspers is a highly accomplished Pediatric Oncologist with expertise in acute myeloid leukemia and acute promyelocytic leukemia. He obtained his medical degree with honors from VU Amsterdam and completed his PhD research on "Glucocorticoid response in vivo and in vitro in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia" at Amsterdam UMC, VU Amsterdam. He has nearly 20 years of experience as a Pediatric Oncologist/Hematologist at Amsterdam UMC, VU Amsterdam, where he currently serves as a Full

Affiliations

Chairman of the Board, Dutch Association for Pediatrics (NVK), section Oncology

Member, ALL 10 protocol Committee Dutch Childhood Oncology Group (DCOG)

Chairman, Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia Committee, DCOG

Chairman, DCOG Protocol Committee for newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML)

Chairman, International Outreach program, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Awards

Royal award "Knight in the order of the Dutch Lion"

2022

Recognition as ‘Melvin Jones Fellow’ by Lions Club International Foundation, for “dedicated humanitarian services”

2021

Winner, best poster award at “Acute Leukemias” symposia, Münster, Germany

1994

Winner, Dutch PHARMACIA Research Grant

1993

Winner, best poster award at “Acute Leukemias” symposia, Münster, Germany

1991

Publications

Dr. Gertjan Kaspers has more than 500 publications

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