Prof. dr. A.H.L.C. van Kaam MD PhD

Main activities
Patient care
Focus of research

Neonatal pulmonology with a special interest in lung physiology, lung injury and neonatal ventilation

Key publications
  • van Kaam AH, Lachmann RA, Herting E, de Jaegere A, van Iwaarden F, Noorduyn LA, Kok JH, Haitsma JJ, Lachmann B, Reducing atelectasis attenuates bacterial growth and translocation in experimental pneumonia. AM J RESP CRIT CARE 2004;169 (9):1046-1053 [PubMed]
  • de Jaegere A, van Veenendaal MB, Michiels A, van Kaam AH, Lung recruitment using oxygenation during open lung high-frequency ventilation in preterm infants. AM J RESP CRIT CARE 2006;174 (6):639-645 [PubMed]
  • Miedema M, de Jongh FH, Frerichs I, van Veenendaal MB, van Kaam AH, Changes in lung volume and ventilation during surfactant treatment in ventilated preterm infants. AM J RESP CRIT CARE 2011;184 (1):100-105 [PubMed]
  • van Kaam AH, de Jaegere A, Haitsma JJ, van Aalderen WM, Kok JH, Lachmann B, Positive pressure ventilation with the open lung concept optimizes gas exchange and reduces ventilator-induced lung injury in newborn piglets. PEDIATR RES 2003;53 (2):245-253 [PubMed]
  • van Kaam AH, Rimensberger PC, Lung-protective ventilation strategies in neonatology: What do we know - What do we need to know?. CRIT CARE MED 2007;35 (3):925-931 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

Neonatal pulmonology

Prof. dr. A.H.L.C. van Kaam MD PhD

Dr. G. J. Hutten
Dr. ir. F.H.C. de Jongh
Dr. drs. M. Miedema MD
Dr. W. Onland MD PhD
Dr. M.W.G. van Tuijl

PhD Students
R.C. Flink
M. Harmelink MA
C.E. Henke MSc
C.A. van Houdt
R.W. Van Leuteren MSc
Drs. I.M. Lok (The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, Canada)
Drs. L.R.A. Schouten
S. van Veen

Current research funding
  • AMC
  • CareFusion
  • European Society for Paediatric Research (ESPR)
  • Europese Unie
  • Longfonds
  • Nutrinia Ltd
  • Stichting Kinderpostzegels Nederland
  • Stichting tot Steun EKZ-AMC
  • UMC Utrecht