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Margriet (MJ) Dijkstra-Tiekstra PhD

Transfusion Monitoring

Medical Biology


‘Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion of Platelet Concentrates (BEST of PCs)’
Promotor: prof PC Huijgens PhD
2004 - VU University Amsterdam

Research interests
Optimization of platelet storage conditions, monitoring of effectiveness of transfusion products, especially of platelet concentrates, in the patient, optimization of storage conditions for hematopoietic progenitor cells, and studying the effectiveness of cryoseal in vitro and in vivo.
2011-presentSenior Scientist, Dept ofTransfusion Monitoring at Sanquin Research in Groningen
2005 -2011Scientist Dept of Transfusion Monitoring at Sanquin Research, (until 2010 Sanquin Blood Bank, department Research and Education) in Groningen
1999-2004Student at Sanquin Blood Bank department Research, Development and Education in Amsterdam
Sanquin publications
Other publications

Marx PF, Wagenaar GT, Reijerkerk A, Tiekstra MJ, van Rossum AG, Gebbink MF, Meijers JC. Characterization of mouse thrombin-activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor. Thromb Haemost 2000; 83(2):297-303.

Hers I, Berlanga O, Tiekstra MJ, Kamiguti AS, Theakston RD, Watson SP. Evidence against a direct role of the integrin alpha2beta1 in collagen-induced tyrosine phosphorylation in human platelets. Eur J Biochem 2000; 267(7):2088-97.

Wagenaar GT, van Vuuren AJ, Girma M, Tiekstra MJ, Kwast L, Koster JG, Rijneveld AW, Elisen MG, van der Poll T, Meijers JC. Characterization of transgenic mice that secrete functional human protein C inhibitor into the circulation. Thromb Haemost 2000; 83(1):93-101.

Last edited on: 9 April 2013
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