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Prof. Tom J. Huizinga

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Chairman of the Department of Rhe...

Local Address:  Leiden , Netherlands
Leiden University Medical Center
2 Albinusdreef
Leiden , 2333 ZA

Company Description: Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) is strongly committed to the advancement of health care, through research and innovation.

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member
    Henry Kunkel Society
  • Member of the Editorial Boards
    Plos Medicine , Annals of Rheumatic Diseases
  • Member of the Annual Meeting Planning Committee
    American College of Rheumatology
  • Member of the Annual Meeting Planning Committee
    Annual Meeting Planning Committee of the European League Against Rheumatism


  • University of Amsterdam Medical School
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Ignyta Appoints Dr. Tom Huizinga to Scientific Advisory Board (NASDAQ:RXDX), 20 Mar 2013 [cached]
SAN DIEGO--( BUSINESS WIRE)--Ignyta, Inc., the personalized medicine company dedicated to improving the diagnosis and treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and other autoimmune diseases, announced today the appointment of Professor Tom Huizinga, Chairman of the Department of Rheumatology at Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), to its Scientific Advisory Board.
"Tom Huizinga is one of the most published and cited authors in the field of rheumatology, particularly on the topic of detection of early stage rheumatoid arthritis where Ignyta has a strong focus."
Tom Huizinga is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Rheumatology at Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) in Leiden, Netherlands. Professor Huizinga was a member of the Annual Meeting Planning Committee of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) from 2000 to 2003, and the Annual Meeting Planning Committee of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) from 2004 to 2007. In 2006, he was appointed as a member of the Henry Kunkel Society, New York. In 2005/2006, he served as a member of the "Verkenningscommissie Multifactoriele Aandoeningen in het Genomics Tijdperk " of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences.
Professor Huizinga has won various prizes throughout his academic career and has published over 500 peer-reviewed papers in the national and international literature. He is member of the editorial boards of Plos Medicine, Annals of Rheumatic Diseases , Arthritis and Rheumatism, Current Rheumatology Reviews, Genes and Immunity , International Journal of Advances in Rheu matology, Joint Bone Spine, Revue du Rheumatism International Edition , Current Rheumatology Reviews, Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology.
Professor Huizinga graduated from the University of Amsterdam Medical School, studied at Dartmouth Medical School, and returned to the Netherlands to train in internal medicine/rheumatology.
Ignyta Signs Rheumatoid Arthritis Research Collaboration with Leiden University Medical Center (NASDAQ:RXDX), 25 Feb 2013 [cached]
Professor Tom Huizinga, Head of the Department of Rheumatology at LUMC, said, "Ignyta is pioneering a very interesting technological approach to try to detect early RA.
Alternative Therapies In Health And Medicine - A Peer-Reviewed Journal - Past News Items, 1 Jan 2013 [cached]
Understanding which patients would benefit most from such an intervention is important to maximize efficiency, and detection of anti-CarP antibodies may identify such patients," said Prof. Tom Huizinga , head of the Department of Rheumatology at LUMC.
Research and development news antibodies | AntibodyChain, 21 Jan 2013 [cached]
In an accompanying Perspective article, Rene E. M. Toes and Tom W. J. Huizinga of Leiden University Medical Center, who were not involved in the research, note that these results...
"Determining a state of clinical ..., 6 June 2012 [cached]
"Determining a state of clinical remission in RA can be complex due to variability of the clinical assessments used," said Thomas W. J. Huizinga, MD, Chairman of the Department of Rheumatology at the Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands.
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