Investigator

Richard Keijzer

MD, MSc, PhD, FACS

  • Accepting Students: Yes
  • Research Category: Biomedical

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Current Positions

Pediatric Surgeon-Scientist
Professor, Departments of Surgery, Pediatrics & Child Health and Physiology & Pathophysiology
Scientist, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
Associate Lead, Biology of Breathing Theme

Education

Medicine, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Medical Doctor Degree, Cum Laude
PhD-thesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam
MSc Molecular Medicine, Erasmus University Rotterdam
General Surgery training, ErasmusMC, Rotterdam
Pediatric Surgery training, ErasmusMC-Sophia, Rotterdam and The Children's Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama

Research Focus

My research focuses on congenital anomalies in general and congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) and abnormal lung development. I want to understand abnormal lung development in CDH to improve the outcomes of babies with this devastating disease.

Research Interests

- Lung development
- Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
- Congenital anomalies
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