Dr. Cuno Uiterwaal

Associate professor of Clinical Epidemiology

>25 years of teaching and research in Clinical Epidemiology. Longstanding teaching (visiting professorship University of Indonesia) and research collaboration in South-East Asia (www.icare-life.org)
Field of expertise: Clinical epidemiology. Teaching in Clinical Epidemiology (face-to-face, online, blended learn ing).
Research areas of expertise: methodology and conduct of clinical epidemiologic research, with special attention for: (early life origins of) cardiovascular disease, maternal and child health research and Global health.

Key publications:

– van Bilsen LA, Savitri AI, Amelia D, Baharuddin M, Grobbee DE, Uiterwaal CS. Predictors of Ramadan fasting during pregnancy. J Epidemiol Glob Health 2016;6:267-75.
– Savitri AI, Zuithoff P, Browne JL, Amelia D, Baharuddin M, Grobbee DE, Uiterwaal CS. Does pre-pregnancy BMI determine blood pressure during pregnancy? A prospective cohort study. BMJ Open 2016;6(8):e011626.
– Savitri AI, Idris NS, Indawati W, Saldi SR, Amelia D, Baharuddin M, Sastroasmoro S, Grobbee DE, Uiterwaal CS. BReastfeeding Attitude and Volume Optimization (BRAVO) trial: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2016;17:271.
– Idris NS, Cheung MM, Grobbee DE, Burgner D, Kurniati N, Djer MM, Uiterwaal CS. Effects of paediatric HIV infection on electrical conduction of the heart. Open Heart 2016;3(1):e000340.
– Qanitha A, de Mol BA, Pabittei DR, Mappangara I, van der Graaf Y, Dalmeijer GW, Burgner DP, Uiterwaal CS. Infections in early life and premature acute coronary syndrome: A case-control study. Eur J Prev Cardiol 2016;23:1640-8.
– Idris NS, Cheung MM, Grobbee DE, Burgner D, Kurniati N, Uiterwaal CS. Cardiac Effects of Antiretroviral-Naïve versus Antiretroviral-Exposed HIV Infection in Children. PLoS One. 2016 Jan 20;11(1):e0146753.
– Idris NS, Grobbee DE, Burgner D, Cheung MM, Kurniati N, Uiterwaal CS. Effects of paediatric HIV infection on childhood vasculature. Eur Heart J 2016;37:3610-6.
– Idris NS, Grobbee DE, Burgner D, Cheung MM, Kurniati N, Sastroasmoro S, Uiterwaal CS. Cardiovascular manifestations of HIV infection in children. Eur J Prev Cardiol 2015;22:1452-61.
– Savitri AI, Yadegari N, Bakker J, van Ewijk RJ, Grobbee DE, Painter RC, Uiterwaal CS, Roseboom TJ. Ramadan fasting and newborn’s birth weight in pregnant Muslim women in The Netherlands. Br J Nutr 2014;112:1503-9.
– Karyanti MR, Uiterwaal CS, Kusriastuti R, Hadinegoro SR, Rovers MM, Heesterbeek H, Hoes AW, Bruijning-Verhagen P. The changing incidence of dengue haemorrhagic fever in Indonesia: a 45-year registry-based analysis. BMC Infect Dis 2014;14:412.
– Idris NS, Evelein AM, Geerts CC, Sastroasmoro S, Grobbee DE, Uiterwaal CS. Effect of physical activity on vascular characteristics in young children. Eur J Prev Cardiol 2015;22:656-64.
– Idris NS, Uiterwaal CS, van der Schouw YT, van Abeelen AF, Roseboom TJ, de Jong PA, Rutten A, Grobbee DE, Elias SG. Famine in childhood and postmenopausal coronary artery calcification: a cohort study. BMJ Open 2013 Nov 29;3(11):e003818.
– Selvarajah S, Uiterwaal CS, Haniff J, van der Graaf Y, Visseren FL, Bots ML; SMART study group. Renal impairment and all-cause mortality in cardiovascular disease: effect modification by type 2 diabetes mellitus. Eur J Clin Invest 2013;43:198-207.
– Idris NS, Sastroasmoro S, Hidayati F, Sapriani I, Suradi R, Grobbee DE, Uiterwaal CS. Exclusive breastfeeding plan of pregnant Southeast Asian women: what encourages them? Breastfeed Med 2013;8:317-20.
– Bhoo-Pathy N, Yip CH, Hartman M, Uiterwaal CS, Devi BC, Peeters PH, Taib NA, van Gils CH, Verkooijen HM. Breast cancer research in Asia: adopt or adapt Western knowledge? Eur J Cancer 2013;49:703-9.
– Selvarajah S, Fong AY, Selvaraj G, Haniff J, Uiterwaal CS, Bots ML. An Asian validation of the TIMI risk score for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. PLoS One 2012;7(7):e40249.
– Yip CH, Pathy NB, Uiterwaal CS, Taib NA, Tan GH, Mun KS, Choo WY, Rhodes A. Factors affecting estrogen receptor status in a multiracial Asian country: an analysis of 3557 cases. Breast. 2011 Apr;20 Suppl 2:S60-4. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2011.02.004. PubMed PMID: 21349715.
– Bhoo Pathy N, Uiterwaal CS, Taib NA, Verkooijen HM, Yip CH. Gradually implemented new biomarkers for prognostication of breast cancer: complete case analysis may introduce bias. J Clin Epidemiol 2012;65:568-71.
– Ramadhani MK, Grobbee DE, Bots ML, Castro Cabezas M, Vos LE, Oren A, Uiterwaal CS. Lower birth weight predicts metabolic syndrome in young adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Young Adults (ARYA)-study. Atherosclerosis 2006;184:21-7.

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