10TH Medinterna International Meeting
Hospital de S. João

Systemic Autoimmune Diseases”

15 — 18.02.2012 | Ipanema Park Hotel, Porto

Cees G. M. Kallenberg


Professor, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Medical Center Groningen

Cees GM Kallenberg got his medical training at the Medical School of the University of Leiden, The Netherlands. After getting his degree as an MD in 1972, he got additional training in surgery and served as a military MD in the Dutch Army. In 1975 he started his training as a resident in Internal Medicine at the Groningen University Hospital and was registered as internist in 1980. He worked as an internist and finished his PhD studies on the subject ‘Raynaud’s phenomenon and Systemic Autoimmune Disease’ successfully in 1982. He further trained in immunology and medical immunology and was registered as immunologist and medical immunologist. He was appointed as associate professor in Internal Medicine – Clinical Immunology in 1985 and as a full professor in 1993.

He has written more than 300 articles in international peer-reviewed journals, gives lectures as an invited speaker on his research topics on all major international meetings, and is an editorial board member of several journals in clinical immunology, nephrology and rheumatology.

Systemic auto-immune diseases; immunodeficiencies.

Major Sponsors

actelion bayer roche servier

Gold Sponsors

boehringer glaxo merck

Silver Sponsors

abbot astrazeneca cslbehring leo-pharma menarini octapharma omtapharma pfizer phadia sanofi