Prof Jaap Jan (JJ) Zwaginga MD PhD
- Clinical Transfusion Research
Internal Medicine, Haematology and Transfusion Medicine
- Research interests
Regenerative and immunomodulatory cell therapies e.g. dendritic cells, natural killer cells and mesenchymal stem cells from bone marrow, fat and umbilical cords. Evidence based transfusion medicine with a focus on a. transfusion mediated improvement of hemostasis e.g. in massive blood loss or chemoradiotherapy induced thrombocytopenia and vascular damage and b. immunomodulatory effects by transfusions like alloimmunisation.
2013-present Prof of Blood transfusion medicine, LUMC 2011-present Head of the Blood transfusion Laboratory, LUMC 2010-2013 Member of the successful Bid-committee for and member of the Local Organisation Committee of the Regional ISBT congress 2013 in the RAI Amsterdam 2010-present Member and 2011 chairman LUMC Blood transfusion Board 2010-present Member LUMC Steering Group for the Concentration of Laboratories (div IV) 2009-present Head of the IHB Clinical Service for Blood transfusion and Cell therapy 2009-present Staff member Dept. Clinical Transfusion Research, Sanquin Research 2009-present Chairman of the Dutch Society for Blood transfusion (NVB) 2008-2010 Responsible for module 4 and 6 (CBO) guidelines on Blood transfusion 2007-present Head of the Centre for Stem cell Therapy, LUMC 2007-2009 Board member Dutch Society for Bloodtransfusion (NVB) 2006-present Clinical JACIE inspector 2006-present Board member VHL (Society for Hematologic laboratories) 2011: treasurer 2005-present Staff member/ haematologist Dept Immunohaematology and Blood transfusion of the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC), Leiden 2003-2005 Member Study Group on cellular immune therapy: Council of Europe, Program director of the stem cell transplantation group of the Academical Medical Center, IKA haematology consultant Spaarne Hospital, Hoofdorp 2003-present Chairman (2004-2007)/member ISTH SSC for Biorheology 2001-2009 Staff member Dept Experimental Immunohematology (head prof E van der Schoot PhD) and Molecular Cell Biology (head P Hordijk PhD) of Sanquin, Amsterdam 2001-present Clinical consultant of the Red and White blood cell serology reference laboratories of Sanquin Amsterdam (head M de Haas PhD)
- Sanquin publications