Johannes Joseph van Rood - Curriculum vitae#


Full CV(info)

Medical training (1945-1952)
  • University of Leiden and Presbyterian Hospital, (Dr. R.F. Loeb), New York, N.Y., U.S.A (1944-1952)

Resident and postgraduate training
  • Department of Medicine, University Hospital, Leiden 1952-1957
  • Training in blood banking, Amsterdam 1953
  • Specialist in Internal Medicine (equivalent to US Board Examination) 1957
  • Doctor of Medicine (cum laude) 1962
  • Sabbatical year at the Department of Immunology, Public Health Research, Institute of the City of New York, N.Y., U.S.A. (head: Dr. F.L. Adler)1962-1963
  • Certificate "Immunology" of the Registry of Immunologists of the Dutch Society of Immunology 1981
  • Sabbatical Dept. de Microbiologie C.M.U., Faculté de Médecine Genève Feb.- Apr. 1986

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

Initiatives
  • Founder and President of the Eurotransplant Foundation 1967 - 1996
  • Founder and President of the Europdonor Foundation (incorporated 1988) 1972 – 1998
  • Initiator and Co-Founder of the European Blood and Marrow Transplant group 1974 -1998
  • Founder and President of the European Foundation of Immunogenetics 1985 - 1990
  • Co-founder and Chairman of Leiden Institute for Immunology 1986 – 1991
  • Founder and chairman of Bone Marrow Donors World wide 1988 – ongoing
  • Cofounder and First President of The World Marrow Donor Association 1988 - ????

Advisory Committee Membership, Editorial Board, etc.
  • Member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (section Physics) 1978 - ongoing
  • Advisor of the Primate Center TNO, Rijswijk, The Netherlands 1965 - 1992
  • Member of the International Scientific Council of the “Foundation Cardiologique Princesse Liliane" (Chairman since 1991) 1985 - 1998
  • ESHI Member Advisory Board European School of Hematology 1985 - ongoing
  • Member of the "Stiftungsrat der Paul Ehrlich-Stiftung"
  • Member of "Scientific Advisory Committee of the Anthony Nolan Laboratories" 1992
  • Member International Advisory Committee Netherlands Cancer Institute 1986 - 1998
  • Member of the Academia Europaea 1986 - ongoing
  • European Editor of Human Immunology 1982 – 2006
  • Associate Editor Bone Marrow Transplantation

Honorary Lectures
  • John G. Gibson II Lecture for the Columbia University, U.S.A. 1967
  • Heberden Oration for the Heberden Society, London, UK 1983
  • Niels Jerne Lecture, Les Embiez, France 1990
  • P. Grabar Lecture, Paris, France 1990
  • Croonian Lecture for the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK 1990
  • Blundell Lecture, London, UK 1990
  • Shirley Nolan Lecture, Cape Town, UK 2006

Awards
  • Recipient of the Dutch Kidney Foundation Prize 1973
  • Recipient of the Karl Landsteiner Memorial Award 1977
  • Recipient of the German "Spende eine Niere" Prize 1977
  • Recipient of the Robert Koch Medaille 1977
  • Recipient of the Wolf Prize 1978
  • Prize of the Dutch Federation of Medical Research Societies 1980
  • Recipient of the Franz-Oehlecker-Medaille of the German Society of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology. 1984
  • Recipient of the Artois-Baillet Latour Prize for the Benefit of Health, Brussels 1985
  • Recipient of the E. Jung-Prize for Medicine, Hamburg 1989
  • 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 1990
  • Recipient of the Rose Payne Award 1991
  • Recipient of the Max Geldens Prize 1991
  • Medawar Prize 1992
  • Premio <Ettore Majorana> Erice Scienza per la Pace 2001
  • Harf prize 2009
  • Life Time achievement Award of the American Association of Bone Marrow Transplanation 2010

Honours
  • Doctorate Honoris Causa of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Santiago de Chile, Chile 1968
  • Distinguished Service Decoration of the Dutch Red Cross 1970
  • Korrespondierend Mitglied Deutsche Gesellschaft für Bluttransfusion 1972
  • Honorary Member of the American Association of Immunologists 1979
  • Honorary Member of the Scandinavian Society of Immunology 1980
  • Doctorate Honoris Causa of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of L'Aquila, Rome, Italy 1980
  • Doctorate Honoris Causa of the Faculty of Medicine & Surgery of the University of Torino, Italy 1980
  • Doctorate Honoris Causa of the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands 1981
  • Doctorate Honoris Causa of the Faculty of Medicine of l'Université Claud Bernard de Lyon, France 1982
  • Corresponding Member of the Royal Academy for Medicine of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium 1984
  • Doctorate Honoris Causa of the Faculty of Medicine of the "Katholieke Universiteit" of Louvain, Belgium 1984
  • Doctorate Honoris Causa of the Faculty of Medicine of the "Université Catholique de Louvain", Louvain, Belgium 1985
  • Member of the Academia Europea 1985
  • Recipient of the Order of Knighthood of the Dutch Lion 1985
  • Doctorate Honoris Causa of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Essen 1988
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK 1989
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, London, UK 1991
  • Commander of the Order of Oranje Nassau, the Netherlands 1991
  • Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 1993
  • Royal medal of the Dutch Red Cross 1997
  • Honorary Editor of Human Immunology 2006
  • Honorary Member of the European Society of Organ Transplantation 2007
  • Start of the Jon J van Rood prize by the European Blood and Marrow Transplant Group 2010
  • Start of the Jon van Rood Award by the European Federation of Immunogenetics 2010

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