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Rutger (RA) Middelburg PhD

Clinical Transfusion Research

Biomedical sciences, clinical epidemiology

'Transfusion-related acute lung injury. Etiological research and its methodological challenges'
19 January 2011
Promotor: Prof E Briƫt
Co-promotor: JG van der Bom PhD
Research interests
  • Clinical consequences of storage time of blood products and donor sex
  • Bleeding and functionality of transfused platelets ex vivo
2013-present Assistant professor Dept Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden
2013-present Staff member Dept Clinical Transfusion Research, Sanquin Research, Leiden
2012 VvE-publicatieprijs Junior Onderzoeker 2012 at annual congres for epidemiologist WEON (Werkgroep Epidemiologisch Onderzoek Nederland) for his publication 'Alloexposed blood donors and transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI): a case-referent study'
2010-2013 Post-doc Dept Clinical Transfusion Research, Sanquin Research, Leiden
2006-2010 Dept of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden
2001 MSc Biomedical sciences. Faculty of Medicine, Leiden University, Leiden
Sanquin publications
Other publications

Soonawala D, Middelburg RA, Egger M, Vandenbroucke JP, Dekkers OM.. Efficacy of experimental treatments compared with standard treatments in non-inferiority trials: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Int J Epidemiol 2010; 39(6):1567-81. Epub 2010 Sep 13.

van de Watering LM, Middelburg RA. Sufficient cause interaction. Epidemiology 2010; 21(5):753-4.

Middelburg R, de Haas RR, Dekker H, Kerkhoven RM, Pohlmann PR, Fuentes-Alburo A, Mohar A, Pinedo HM, Lankelma J. Induction of p53 up-regulated modulator of apoptosis messenger RNA by chemotherapeutic treatment of locally advanced breast cancer. Clin Cancer Res 2005; 11(5):1863-9.

Korotkiy M, Middelburg R, Dekker H, van Harmelen F, Lankelma J. A tool for gene expression based PubMed search through combining data sources. Bioinformatics 2004; 20(12):1980-2. Epub 2004 Mar 25.

Vreugdenhil E, Engels B, Middelburg R, van Koningsbruggen S, Knol J, Veldhuisen B, de Kloet ER. Multiple transcripts generated by the DCAMKL gene are expressed in the rat hippocampus. Brain Res Mol Brain Res 2001; 94(1-2):67-74

Last edited on: 10 February 2014
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