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Nicoline Korthagen

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Nicoline studied Biology at Utrecht University and subsequently obtained her PhD on the genetics of pulmonary disease at the St. Antonius Hospital in Nieuwegein (2012). During this time she developed an interest in immunology and biomarker research. After a short post-doctoral research project at the Immunology department of the Erasmus MC, she switched to the Arthritis Reseach Centre of Excellence at Utrecht University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and UMC Utrecht. There, she worked on treatments for arthritis in both human and animal patients. From 2020, Nicoline is a post-doctoral researcher at the molecular epidemiology department of the LUMC where she works together with Galapagos BV to develop an arthritis model for high-throughput screening of medication, the FOACUS TKI-LSH project. Besides this, she is still interested in the immunological aspects of arthritis and the immunogenicity of intra-articular therapeutics.


Key Publications

Impact of Endotoxins in Gelatine Hydrogels on Chondrogenic Differentiation and Inflammatory Cytokine Secretion In Vitro. Groen WMGAC, Utomo L, Castilho M, Gawlitta D, Malda J, Weeren PRV, Levato R, Korthagen NM. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Nov 13;21(22):8571. doi: 10.3390/ijms21228571.

Sustained intra-articular release of celecoxib in an equine repeated LPS synovitis model. Cokelaere SM, Plomp SGM, de Boef E, de Leeuw M, Bool S, van de Lest CHA, van Weeren PR, Korthagen NM. Eur J Pharm Biopharm. 2018 Jul;128:327-336. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpb.2018.05.001. 

Association between variations in cell cycle genes and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Korthagen NM, van Moorsel CH, Barlo NP, Kazemier KM, Ruven HJ, Grutters JC. PLoS One. 2012;7(1):e30442. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0030442.


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