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University Medical Center Groningen

dr. T.G.J. (Terry) Derks

consultant pediatric metabolic diseases


2014-today G2020: Coach group in Learning Community of Molecular Medicine (LC-MM)

2014-today G2020: Year 1 patient demonstration on Glycogen Storage Diseases

2014-today G2020: Year 1 small group sessions LC-MM “Inventing new therapies for metabolic diseases”

2014: Coach wetenschapsopdracht Sanne van der Heijden, Fedde Broekman, Sandra Nagy and Menno Stellingwerff

2003-today Summer School Pediatrics: Lectures since 2003, chairman since 2013

2012-2014 G2010: Clinical Working Conference Pediatrics

2010-2011 G2010: Mentor group 1.2


2015 ESN Nascholingsbijeenkomst

2014 Recordati Rare Diseases Foundation London

2012-today Chairman clinical daily report Beatrix Children’s Hospital

2011-today Chairman at Grand Round Pediatrics, Beatrix Children’s Hospital

2010-today Teaching courses inherited metabolic diseased for pediatric residents and nurses

2011-2012 Organization of 2 post graduation courses at the faculties of biochemistry and medicine at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil)

Research teaching experience:

2014 International Bachelor in Medicine, Global Health profile (IBMG): Domenique Girao. Title bachelor thesis: -

2014 Groningen International Program of Science in Medicine (GIPS-M): Sarah Wartena. Title research clerkship report: A pilot- study of body composition in GSD I and III managed with nocturnal UCCS

Research clerkships M3:


Fabian Peeks. Project title: The age dependency of clinical and biochemical parameters in GSD Ia and GSD Ib patients.

Myrthe Kuijpers. Project title: Neonatal bloodspot screening for Medium-Chain Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency: evaluation of different screening parameters.


Irene Hoogeveen. Project title: Glycogen Storage Disease type IIIa and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy – A next generation genotype phenotype study

Willemijn van Rijt. Project title: The natural course of Multiple Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency in the Netherlands: a clinical, biochemical and genetic perspective


Rixt van der Ende. Title: The natural course of idiopathic ketotic hypoglycemia: A retrospective cohort-study and systematic literature search


Ellen Borghuis. Title: Perinatal Asphyxia or Inborn error of Metabolism?


Anoek Muller. Title: Glycogen Storage Disease type VI and IX; additional recommendations for follow-up and treatment beyond childhood


Heleen Driever. Title: Medium-chain acyl-Coenzyme A dehydrogenase (MCAD) deficiency: a set up of a new assay for oxygen consumption and a retrospective study of the fasting response in MCAD deficiency patients

Junior scientific masterclass (JSM) pilot projects:


Emmalie Jager. Project title: xxxxx.


Thomas Steunenberg. Project title: Safety and complications associated with nocturnal dietary management of patients with hepatic glycogen storage diseases: an international survey.

Fabian Peeks. Project title:The effect of dietary management on clinical and biochemical outcomes in Glycogen Storage Disease type IV with a hepatic phenotype.

Carlijn Koopman. Project title: Blood lactate effect on portable glucose meters in hepatic glycogen storage diseases: a pilot study.


Willemijn van Rijt. Title: Inborn errors of metabolism causing Reye syndrome and sudden death: a systematic review with implications for population neonatal screening programs

Willemijn van Rijt. Title: Pediatric reference values of plasma acylcarnitines in supervised clinical fasting studies

Cynthia van Amerongen. Title: Glycogen Storage Disease type IIIa – The correlations between echocardiographic parameters and dietary intake in GSD IIIa patients

Irene Hoogeveen. Title: The Fasting Response in Ketotic GSD Patients: retrospective data with implications for diagnosis and treatment


Willemijn van Rijt. Title: Does the pyruvate dehydrogenase complex (PDHc) play a role in the pathophysiology of Medium-chain acyl-Coenzyme A dehydrogenase (MCAD) deficiency?

Rixt van der Ende. Title: Idiopathic Ketotic Hypoglycemia: Clinical characterisation before selecting patiënts for exome sequencing

Cynthia van Amerongen. Title: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in Glycogen Storage Disease type IIIa - Relations between clinical, biochemical and echocardiographic parameters

Centro Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq) grant:

2013-2014 Matheus Wilke (UFRGS). Title: Orthotopic Liver Transplantation in Glycogen Storage Disease type 1a: Perioperative glucose and lactate homeostasis and recommendations for management

Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen / UFRGS:

2012 Petra Busschers and Taika Brandorff. Title: Body composition and phase angle by bioelectrical impedance analysis in patients with phenylketonuria

(MD/)PhD students:

2010-2014 Nienke Touw

2009-today Chris Peter Sentner

2016-today Fabian Peeks

2015-today Irene Hoogeveen

2015-today Willemijn van Rijt

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