Johannes van Rood#


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Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:vanrood 'at' europdonor.nl
Membership Number:256
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:THE NETHERLANDS
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:jrood
Elected:1989




Johannes van Rood passed away July 21, 2017.

Positions Held
  • 2004 - 2008 Member of the Board of Directors of Allostem
  • 1998 - ongoing Senior Consultant and Past President of the Europdonor Foundation
  • 1991 - ongoing Professor of Internal Medicine Leiden University - Emeritus
  • 1987 - ongoing Supervisor for the Training of Immunology Postgraduate Students
  • 1992 - ongoing Vice- Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Biomedical Primate Research Center
  • 1986 - 1996 Guest Professor "Vrije Universiteit" Bruxelles
  • 1976 - 1991 Chairman of the Department of Haematology, Leiden University Hospital
  • 1969 - 1991 Professor of Internal Medicine Leiden University
  • 1965 - 1969 Lecturer in Internal Medicine Leiden University
  • 1957-1991 Head of the Dep. of Immunohaematology, Leiden University Hospital

Fields of Scholarship
  • Genetics of histocompatibility antigens
  • Organ and bone marrow transplantation
  • Genetic factors in disease
  • Blood banking
  • Clinical haematology
  • Clinical immunology
  • Transplantation imunology

Honours and Awards
  • 2010 Start of the Jon J van Rood price by the European Blood and Marrow Transplant Group
  • 2010 Start of the Jon van Rood Award by the European Federation of Immunogenetics
  • 2010 Life Time achievement Award of the American Association of Bone Marrow Transplanation
  • 2007 Honorary Member of the European Society of Organ Transplantation
  • 2006 Honorary Editor of Human Immunology
  • 1997 Royal medal of the Dutch Red Cross
  • 1993 Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A.
  • 1992 Medawar Prize
  • 1991 Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, London, UK
  • 1991 Commander of the Order of Oranje Nassau, the Netherlands
  • 1991 Recipient of the Rose Payne Award
  • 1991 Recipient of the Max Geldens Prize
  • 1990 Recipient of the James Blundell Award of the British Blood Transfusion Society, London
  • 1990 Recipient of the Amsterdam Prize for Medicine of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences
  • 1989 Recipient of the E. Jung-Prize for Medicine, Hamburg
  • 1989 Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
  • 1985 Member of the Academia Europea
  • 1985 Recipient of the Order of Knighthood of the Dutch Lion
  • 1985 Recipient of the Artois-Baillet Latour Prize for the Benefit of Health, Brussels
  • 1984 Recipient of the Franz-Oehlecker-Medaille of the German Society of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology
  • 1984 Corresponding Member of the Royal Academy for Medicine of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1980 Price of the Dutch Federation of Medical Research Societies
  • 1980 Honorary Member of the Scandinavian Society of Immunology
  • 1979 Honorary Member of the American Association of Immunologists
  • 1978 Recipient of the Wolf Prize
  • 1977 Recipient of the Karl Landsteiner Memorial Award
  • 1977 Recipient of the Robert Koch Medaille
  • 1973 Recipient of the Dutch Kidney Foundation Prize


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