On December 1, 2012, dr. P.W. Kamphuisen was appointed professor in Internal Medicine, especially Vascular Medicine, at the University Medical Center Groningen. Kamphuisen focuses his research on three different areas, i.e., risk factors and treatment of thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, efficacy and side effects of new antithrombotic drugs, and the relation between blood coagulation and malignancy.
Pieter Willem Kamphuisen (Rotterdam, 1965) studied Medicine at the University of Leiden. Afterwards he did his PhD research and defended his thesis entitled “ High levels of factor VIII as risk factor of venous thrombosis” at the University of Leiden in 2000. S ubsequently he became a specialist in Internal Medicine, in particular Vascular Medicine. He conducted his specialization at the Rijnstate Ziekenhuis in Arnhem and the UMC St. Radboud in Nijmegen. Kamphuisen worked as research and clinical fellow at the University of Perugia in Italy, and the University of Birmingham in the UK. After working as a staff member at the AMC, in 2011 Kamphuisen was appointed as Head of the Department of Vascular Medicine at the UMCG.
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