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Carla C. Baan, Netherlands

Ph.D, Professor
Carla Baan
Erasmus MC

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, regulatory T cells, B cells, cell therapy and immunosuppressive drugs in clinical organ transplantation. The aim of her translational work is to titrate the immunosuppressive burden on our patients in such a way that side-effects (infections, malignancies, cardiovascular events) are kept at a minimum while at the same time rejection processes are prevented.

Dr Baan has been the President of the European Society for Organ Transplantation (2011-2013) and is a member of the board of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. Currently, dr Baan is the Executive Editor_Basic Sciences and the Social Media Editor of the Transplantation Journal.

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