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Stricker, Bruno

Bruno Stricker, MB PhD
Professor of Pharmaco-epidemiology

Phone +31 (0)10 70 44294
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Biographical Sketch
Bruno HCh Stricker finished his medical school at the University of Leiden in 1977 and did a PhD thesis in hepatology at Erasmus University Medical School in Rotterdam in 1987. Since 1991, he is both head of the Drug Safety Unit of the Inspectorate for Health Care, and head of the Pharmaco-epidemiology Unit of the Department of Epidemiology of the Erasmus University Medical School. Here, he was appointed professor of pharmacoepidemiology in 2001.

Research Interests
Dr Stricker has a special interest in drug safety research and other etiological pharmacological aspects. He is in charge of several drug-related research projects in the Rotterdam Study, a large prospective cohort study that is being conducted since 1990 to investigate cardiovascular, locomotor, neurological, and ophthalmological diseases. Apart from that he is heading a couple of nationwide pharmaco-epidemiological field studies.