prof. dr. A.C. Knulst Full Professor
- Dermatology and Allergology
Prof. dr. André C. Knulst is dermatologist and immunologist at the Department of Dermatology/Allergology of the UMC Utrecht. He heads the outpatient department of Allergology and has a longstanding experience in diagnosis and treatment of patients with allergies, urticaria and angio-edema, with a particular interest in food allergy, urticaria and angio-edema. The Dept. of Dermatology/Allergology is a centre of expertise for eczema, food allergy and urticaria/angio-edema. Prof. Knulst is involved in the training of dermatologists, otolaryngologists, pediatric allergists, and clinical immunologists/internist-allergologists.
He also heads the allergy research. Within the UMC Utrecht there is a close collaboration with the department of Children’s Pulmonology and Allergology and the Center of Translational Immunology of the UMC Utrecht. His research focus is on patient profiling and improvement of food allergy diagnosis a.o. using component resolved diagnostics. He participated in many multicenter studies a.o. the EU sponsored SAFE, CREATE and Europrevall projects. Another research area of particular interest is the development of novel therapeutic options for food allergy. He was involved in the VIPES study on the efficacy and safety of epicutaneously administered peanut and the FAST study on the efficacy of subcutaneous immunotherapy using a hypoallergenic cod fish parvalbumin.
Member guideline committee immunotherapy2018 → …
Member programme committee Hub Future Food Utrecht2016 → …
Health council advice food allergy2016 → 2017
member ILSI Europe expert group ‘Prioritisation of allergenic foods with respect to public health relevance’2015 → …
chair guideline chronic urticaria2014 → 2016
vice chair guideline food provocations2013 → 2016
international advisory board chronic urticaria Novartis2012 → …
Advisory board immunotherapy ALK-ABELLO2012 → …
Giving lectures on allergic diseases for general practitioners, otolaryngologists (in training), pediatricians (in training), immunologist-allergologists (in training), dermatologists (in training), also on the European level2000 →