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Dr. J. Kers MD PhD

Position
Postdoc
Main activities
Patient care, Research
Specialisation
Pathology, nephrology, immunology, prognosis-related statistics
Focus of research

Pathogenesis, prediction and treatment of graft dysfunction and tolerance after solid organ transplantation.

Key publications
  • Yapici Ü, Kers J, Slavujevic-Letic I, Stokman G, Roelofs JJTH, van Aalderen MC, Groothoff JW, de Boer OJ, van der Pant KAMI, Claessen N, Hilbrands LB, Bemelman FJ, ten Berge IJM, Florquin S, Intragraft Blood Dendritic Cell Antigen-1-Positive Myeloid Dendritic Cells Increase during BK Polyomavirus-Associated Nephropathy. J AM SOC NEPHROL 2016;27 (8):2502-2510 [PubMed]
  • Preyat N, Rossi M, Kers J, Chen L, Bertin J, Gough PJ, Le Moine A, Rongvaux A, van Gool F, Leo O, Intracellular nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide promotes TNF-induced necroptosis in a sirtuin-dependent manner. CELL DEATH DIFFER 2016;23 (1):29-40 [PubMed]
  • Kers J, Leemans JC, Linkermann A, An Overview of Pathways of Regulated Necrosis in Acute Kidney Injury. SEMIN NEPHROL 2016;36 (3):139-152 [PubMed]
  • Bemelman FJ, de Fijter JW, Kers J, Meyer C, Peters-Sengers H, de Maar EF, van der Pant KAMI, de Vries APJ, Sanders JS, Zwinderman A, Idu MM, Berger S, Reinders MEJ, Krikke C, Bajema IM, van Dijk MC, ten Berge IJM, Ringers J, Lardy J, Roelen D, Moes DJ, Florquin S, Homan van der Heide JJ, Early Conversion to Prednisolone/Everolimus as an Alternative Weaning Regimen Associates With Beneficial Renal Transplant Histology and Function: The Randomized-Controlled MECANO Trial. AM J TRANSPLANT 2017;17 (4):1020-1030 [PubMed]
  • Dessing MC, Kers J, Damman J, Navis GJ, Florquin S, Leemans JC, Donor and recipient genetic variants in NLRP3 associate with early acute rejection following kidney transplantation. SCI REP-UK 2016;6:36315 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

Prof. dr. S. Florquin (Renal inflammation and repair)

Other research related activities
  • Member, The Transplantation Society
  • Member, Genootschap ter bevordering van Natuur-, Genees- en Heelkunde
  • Member, Netherlands Society for Immunology (NVVI)
  • Member, Nederlandse Transplantatie Vereniging
  • Membership of editorial board / Editorship, MEDICINE
Current research funding
  • Nierstichting Nederland