Vlaar A.P.J: Transfusion related morbidity and mortality

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Alexander Vlaar has received his MD degree in 2005 from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Groningen and his PhD degree in 2010 from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Amsterdam. In 2015 he was board certified in Internal Medicine and in 2016 he received European board certification in Intensive Care Medicine. Since 2016, Alexander Vlaar is consultant critical care medicine and principal investigator at the Department of Intensive Care Medicine and at the Laboratory of Experimental Intensive Care and Anesthesiology.

Focus of Alexanders’ research is transfusion related morbidity and mortality in the critically ill. His research lines consist, among others, of pre-clinical and clinical investigation in the field of antibody and non-antibody mediated transfusion related acute lung injury (TRALI). Alexander Vlaar is currently supported by a personal grant from the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (NWO-VENI grant 2013). His research has been awarded with many scientific awards. Recently he received for his work the Heineken Young Scientist Award for Medicine 2014 from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).
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