S. Cohen MD

Other Academic Staff
Main activities
Pediatric infectious diseases (HIV)
Focus of research

 Co-morbidities in pediatric HIV infection

Curriculum Vitae

 Curriculum Vitae

Sophie Cohen


Surname: Cohen
First name: Sophie
Date of birth: 10-08-1985
Place of birth: London
Nationality: Dutch
Private address: Bloemgracht 145A 1016 KM Amsterdam Mobile phone: +31 6 14456874
Work address: Emma Children’s Hospital, Academic Medical Centre
Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, K01-142
Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Phone +31 20 566 5675

Current Position

PhD student
Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Emma Children’s Hospital, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam

Training & Education

2011 Internship Pediatric Intensive Care, Emma Children’s Hospital, Amsterdam
2009-2010 Clinical internships at the Academic Medical Centre and peripheral hospitals
2008 Scientific research at Ispat General Hospital, Rourkela, Orissa State, India
2007-2008 Scientific research internship at the department of Vascular Medicine, AMC
2004 – 2011 Medicine at University of Amsterdam, graduated with distinction
2003 Yacht master training in Sydney, Australia and Southampton, Great Britain
1998 – 2003 Bilingual grammar school at Rijnlands Lyceum, Oegstgeest, the Netherlands.

Work – research

2012 – present PhD student at the department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Project: Development and co-morbidities of HIV-positive children in the era of combination antiretroviral therapy.
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. T.W. Kuijpers/ Prof. Dr. P. Reiss
Co-supervisor: Dr. D. Pajkrt

Work – clinical

2011-2012 House Officer at the department of Pediatrics, Emma Children’s Hospital, Amsterdam

Work – teaching

2012-2013 Guiding medical students in their scientific research internships
2011-2012 Teaching medical interns during daily clinical work

Administrative positions

2012 – 2013 Member of organizing committee for Amsterdam Kindersymposium
2007-2008 President of student union board, Amsterdam
2007 Editor for the Amsterdam student union year book
2005-2006 Board of the Amsterdam Student Acting Company

Publications in international peer-reviewed journals

The reliability of the physical examination to guide fluid therapy in adults with severe falciparum malaria: an observational study.
Josh Hanson 1, 2 Sophia W.K. Lam 1 Shamsul Alam 3 Rajayabardhan Pattnaik 4 Kishore Chandra Mahanta 4 Mahatab Uddin Hasan 3 Sanjib Mohanty 4 Saroj Mishra 4 Sophie Cohen 5 Nicholas Day 1, 6 Nicholas White 1, 6 Arjen Dondorp 1, 6
Submitted at Malaria J. august 2013

Long-term response to combination antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected children in the Netherlands registered from 1996-2012.
S. Cohen1†, C. Smit2†, A.M.C. van Rossum3, P.L.A.Fraaij3a, T.F.W. Wolfs4, S.P.M. Geelen4, E.H. Schölvinck5, A. Warris6, H.J. Scherpbier1 and D. Pajkrt1 on behalf of the Dutch paediatric HIV study group.
AIDS 2013, 27: pages. Impact Factor 6.245

A child with severe relapsing Kawasaki disease rescued by IL-1 receptor blockade and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Cohen S., Tacke C.E., Straver B., Meijer N., Kuipers I.M., Kuijpers T.W.
Ann Rheum Dis. 2012 Dec;71(12):2059-61. Impact factor 8.727

Central venous catheter use in severe malaria: time to reconsider the World Health Organization guidelines?
Hanson J, Lam SW, Mohanty S, Alam S, Hasan MM, Lee SJ, Schultz MJ, Charunwatthana P, Cohen S, Kabir A, Mishra S, Day NP, White NJ, Dondorp AM.
Malar J. 2011 Nov 14; 10:342. Impact factor 3.19

Severe malaria is associated with a deficiency of von Willebrand factor cleaving protease, ADAMTS13. Löwenberg EC, Charunwatthana P, Cohen S, van den Born BJ, Meijers JC, Yunus EB, Hassan MU, Hoque G, Maude RJ, Nuchsongsin F, Levi M, Dondorp AM.
Thromb Haemost. 2010 Jan; 103(1):181-7. Impact factor 5.044

Other publications

Book: How to become a PhD/ Promoveren doe je zo.
From Idea to Publication: Chapter 1
Cohen S., Cohen A.F. 2012


Presentations and abstracts

2013 Oral presentation at the Dutch Association of HIV-treating physicians’ annual meeting
“Long term response to cART in HIV infected children in the Netherlands”

2012 Oral presentation at Dutch Society of Pediatrics symposium
“Overview of HIV infected children in the Netherlands in the era of cART”

2012 Poster presentation at San Diego Infectious Disease Week
“Strongest immune recovery among perinatally HIV-infected children aged <1 year at time of cART initiation compared to older children: a Dutch cohort study”

2012 IDweek 2012TM International Investigator Award ($ 1500,-)

2012-2013 AMC World of Science, Clinical Epidemiology, Project Management, Basic Legislation in Clinical Research, Practical Biostatistics, Open Clinica Database Building.

1998-2009 Member of Dutch Sailing Team; competed in 4 World Championships and 1 European Championship. Crew on several yacht racing teams (Mean Machine Farr 40 and one leg on the ABN AMRO II VOR 70).
2009-2013 6 half marathons and Paris triathlon 2012