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University Medical Center Groningen

prof. dr. F. Kuipers

prof. dr. F. Kuipers
E-mail:
f.kuipers umcg.nl

Education                                                                                                                                        

1975-1982 Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Biology), University of Groningen, Groningen, NL. (Cum Laude) Major Subjects: Animal Physiology, Gastroenterology, Neuroanatomy

 

PhD thesis,  June 17, 1987: Title "Enterohepatic Circulation and Cholestasis" (Cum Laude) Promotor: Prof. Dr. J. Fernandes (Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, NL)

 

Appointments                                                                                                                                 

1982-1986: PhD student, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, NL

 

1986-1988: post-doc position, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, NL

                                   

1988-1992: Research Fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Scien­ces, project "Biochemical aspects of cholestasis", executed at Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, NL, in collaboration with Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA

 

1992-1997: Established Investigator of the Netherlands Heart Foundation, project "Role of the enterohepatic circulation in the regulation of cholesterol metabolism in experimental animals and humans", executed at Departments of Pediatrics and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Academic Hospital Groningen, Groningen, NL, in collaboration with Department of Nutrition, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA

 

1997-2000: UHD (~Associate Professor), Departments of Pediatrics and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Academic Hospital Groningen and Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, NL

 

2000-2008: Professor of Pediatrics, personal chair entitled “Development and regulation of hepatic and intestinal functions”, and Head of Laboratory of Pediatrics, combining basic and clinical research facilities and diagnostics of inborn errors of metabolism (www.LabPediatricsRug.nl).

 

2008-2012: Dean of University Medical Center Groningen/Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Groningen; Member of Board University Medical Center Groningen; Professor of Pediatrics

 

2012-2016; Dean of University Medical Center Groningen/Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Groningen; Vice-Chairman of Board University Medical Center Groningen; Professor of Pediatrics

 

2016-present: Professor of Pediatrics and Head of Laboratory of Pediatrics, (www.LabPediatricsRug.nl).

 

2016, April 1: Appointment Named Professor Healthy Life Alliance, University of Groningen

 

2016, April 8:  Appointment Honorary Professor Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, China

Last modified:10 October 2016 4.42 p.m.

Contact information

Antonius Deusinglaan 1
9713 AV Groningen
The Netherlands