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Prof. dr. M.M. Levi

Position
Professor
Main activities
Patient care, Research, Teaching
Specialisation
Internal Medicine
Focus of research

Hemostasis and Thrombosis

Vascular Medicine

General medicine

Key publications
  • Hovius JWR, Levi M, Fikrig E, Salivating for knowledge: Potential pharmacological agents in tick saliva. PLOS MED 2008;5 (2):202 e43-208 [PubMed]
  • Mannucci PM, Levi M, Prevention and treatment of major blood loss - Reply. NEW ENGL J MED 2007;357 (12):1261
  • Levi M, van der Poll T, Büller HR, Bidirectional relation between inflammation and coagulation. CIRCULATION 2004;109 (22):2698-2704 [PubMed]
  • Friederich PW, Henny CP, Messelink EJ, Geerdink MG, Keller T, Kurth KH, Büller HR, Levi M, Effect of recombinant activated factor VII on perioperative blood loss in patients undergoing retropubic prostatectomy: a double-blind placebo-controlled randomised trial. LANCET 2003;361 (9353):201-205 [PubMed]
  • Dörffler-Melly J, de Jonge E, Pont AC, Meijers J, Vroom MB, Büller HR, Levi M, Bioavailability of subcutaneous low-molecular-weight heparin to patients on vasopressors. LANCET 2002;359 (9309):849-850 [PubMed]
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Curriculum Vitae

Marcel M. Levi
date of birth: 25 September 1964, Amsterdam

training
1982 : graduation Vossius Gymnasium, Amsterdam
1982-1986 : pre-clinical medical training, Faculty of Medicine, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
1989 : medical doctor degree
1991-1997 : specialization Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
1997-1998 : postgraduate masters Evidence-Based Health Care, Oxford University, UK

research & position
from 1984 : research associate Dept. Haemostasis and Thrombosis, Academic Medical
Center, University of Amsterdam (Prof. dr. J.W. ten Cate, Prof. dr. H.R. Büller)
1986 1987 : research associate Istituto di Semeiotica Medica (Haemostasis & Thrombosis
Center), University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy, (Prof. G. Agnelli, Prof. G. Nenci).
1989-1991 : Ph.D. student, department of Haemostasis, Thrombosis, Atherosclerosis and Inflammation
research, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam
1991 : Ph.D. degree (cum laude), thesis: Activation and Inhibition of the Fibrinolytic System
1997-2001 : Investigator of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
1998-1999 : Investigator at the Center for Transgene Technology and Gene Transfer
(Prof. D. Collen, Prof. P. Carmeliet), University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
1999 : MSc Evidence-based Health Care, University of Oxford, UK
2000 : Professor of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam
from 2001 : Chairman of the Department of Medicine and the Division of Medical Specialisms of the
Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

administrative functions
1983 1987 : member of the faculty council of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Amsterdam
1985 1986 : (student) member of the board of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Amsterdam
1985-1989 : vice president and co foundator of the Amsterdam Foundation for Medical
Educational and Exchange Projects in Development countries (MOSO)
1989-1994 : coordinator European Exchange Program and Intensive Course on Haematology and
Haemostasis, ERASMUS/TEMPUS program, European Community
1992-1996 : member of the board of the Dutch National Society for Medical Residents
from 1992 : member and (from 1999) chairman of the Subcommittee DIC of the International
Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis
1993-1996 : member of the plenary council of the Dutch National Medical Specialists
Registration Committee (SRC)
1995-1997 : president of the Junior Netherlands Association of Internal Medicine (JNIV)
1996-2006 : member Advisory Board Medical Education Committee, Faculty of Medicine
University of Amsterdam
from 1996 : chairman medical board Netherlands Patients Association Hereditary Angioedema
from 1997 : member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Congress on
Thrombosis and Hemostasis (New York, Florence, Washington, Paris, Birmingham,
Sydney, Geneva, Boston, Kyoto)
1998-2007 : member of the board of the Netherlands Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis
2000-2007 : chairman of the board of the Netherlands Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis
1998- : member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Dutch Thrombosis Foundation
1999-2007 : member of the committee on Clinical Guidelines, Academic Medical Center,
from 1999 : chairman of the committee “Future of Internal Medicine” of the Netherlands
Association of Internal Medicine
from 1999: : chairman of the Platform on Patient Self-management of Anticoagulation in the
Netherlands
from 2000 : member of the board of the Educational Institute for Research of the University
of Amsterdam
2001-2002 : member of the National Committee of the Council on Health Research on Genomics
and Biotechnology in Medicine
2001-2005 : member of the Program Research Committee of the National Research Organization
(NWO, ZON-MW)
from 2002 : member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Sanquin Central Laboratory for
Bloodtransfusion, the Netherlands
from 2003 : member of the Supervisory Board of Beth Shalom Nursing and Rehabilitation Homes
from 2003 : member of the Board of the Netherlands Association of Internal Medicine
from 2004 : member of the Committee of the Research Institute of Diseases of the Elderly,
ZON-MW
from 2004 : chairman board Postgraduate Medical Education Committee AMC and VUMC (NIGA foundation)
from 2004 : chairman of the ATHEROS foundation for Vascular Research
from 2004 : chairman Data Monitoring and Safety Committee of the International Study Group
on Severe Pneumonia
from 2005 : member of the National Committee on Research in Human Subjects (CCMO), Ministery
of Health, Netherlands, as of 2010: vice-president
2006-2009 : member of the Committee on Reimbursement of Pharmaceuticals (CFH) of the National
College of Health Insurance (CVZ)
from 2006 : chief of staff, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam
from 2007 : board Health Insurance Fund, Ministery of Foreign Affairs
from 2007 : member of the Medical Research Council of the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences,
the Netherlands
from 2008 : member VICI committee Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research
from 2009 : vice president of the National Medical Research Organization (ZON-MW)
from 2009 : full member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Science (KNAW)
from 2009 : chairman committee “Illicit drugs in non-competitive sport”, Health Council, Netherlands

awards:
1989: Young Investigator Award, International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Tokyo, Japan
1991: Kabi Pharmacia Research Grant (first prize)
1991: Young Investigator Award, International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Amsterdam
1994: Young Investigator Award, International Society for Fibrinolysis and Thrombolysis, Belgium
1997: Sanofi Young Researcher Award (first prize), International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Florence, Italy
1997: Young Investigator Award, Congress American Society of Hematology, San Diego, USA
1999: Young Investigator Award, Congress International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis Washington DC
2005: Research Medal for Major Achievements in Hemostasis, International Society of Thrombosis and
Hemostasis, Sydney, Australia
2003, 2005 and 2007: Best Clinical Teacher (awarded by students), University of Amsterdam
2007: Honorary fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK

peer-reviewed full articles in international scientific journals: 502 (as of May 1st ‘09)

editor/reviewer
associate editor/editorial board:
Netherlands Journal of Medicine (editor-in-chief)
Cardiovascular Research (associate editor)
Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (associate editor)
European Journal of Internal Medicine (associate editor)
Seminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis (associate editor)
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde (associate editor)
Clinical Science (associate editor)
Transfusion Alternatives in Transfusion Medicine (associate editor)
Internal and Emergency Medicine (associate editor)

Research programmes

Prof. dr. M.M. Levi (Other research of the department Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine)

Faculty
Prof. dr. M.M. Levi

Other research related activities
  • Board of directors / Trustees / Supervisory board, ZonMw (Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development)
  • Membership of medical or scientific committee, CCMO
  • Membership of editorial board / Editorship, NEDERLANDS TIJDSCHRIFT VOOR GENEESKUNDE
  • Membership of editorial board / Editorship, NETHERLANDS JOURNAL OF MEDICINE
  • Membership of editorial board / Editorship, JOURNAL OF THROMBOSIS AND HAEMOSTASIS
  • Membership of editorial board / Editorship, SEMINARS IN THROMBOSIS AND HEMOSTASIS
  • Membership of medical or scientific committee, Dutch Association of Internal Medicine, Board
  • Board of directors / Trustees / Supervisory board, Nursing Home
  • Board of directors / Trustees / Supervisory board, Health Insurance Fund
  • Membership of advisory board / Consultant, Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
  • Membership of medical or scientific committee, KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy of Science), Raad Medische Wetenschappen
  • Membership of editorial board / Editorship, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE
  • Board of directors / Trustees / Supervisory board, Amstol Stichting
  • Board of directors / Trustees / Supervisory board, ISMAA Foundation
  • Board of directors / Trustees / Supervisory board, Stichting Atheros
  • Board of directors / Trustees / Supervisory board, Health Insurance Fund