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C.C. (Carla) Baan, PhD

Head laboratory kidney transplantation; Internal medicine

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Carla C. Baan, PhD, is professor and head of the Nephrology & Transplantation Laboratory at Erasmus Medical Center, University Hospital Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Dr Baan obtained her doctorate from Erasmus University, The Netherlands. 

Her position involves the supervision of doctorate research related to the role of cytokines, T cells and B cells, and immunosuppressive drugs in clinical organ transplantation. The primary objective of my research is to develop and exploit new technologies for the diagnosis of transplant rejection using blood and urinary biomarkers.  She is visiting professor of the University of Aarhus, Denmark.

We have a strong collaboration with research groups of the Sichuan University (China), Leiden University Medical Center (Netherlands), University Medical Center Utrecht (Netherlands),  University of Aarhus (Denmark) and Colombia University (USA).


Field(s) of expertise

  • Transplantation Immunology
  • Molecular Markers
  • Tissue Repair 
  • Diagnostics


Other positions

Executive editor of the Transplantation Journal