Suzanne Cannegieter is a professor of Clinical Epidemiology at the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands. She focuses her research on venous thrombosis, with a particular interest in its aetiology, as well as in establishing optimal prevention and therapy. A few examples of topics include the relation between venous thrombosis and surgery, cancer, cardiovascular disease, air travel, female risk factors, endocrine hormones, infection and risk factors for recurrent thrombosis.
Suzanne Cannegieter is a member of the Education Committee of the Council of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) and co-chair of the ISTH Scientific Subcommittee on Predictive and Diagnostic Variables. She was board member of the Netherlands Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis (NVTH) and was a member of the Local Organizing Committee (Education) for the 24th Congress of ISTH, held in Amsterdam 2013. She is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Dutch Thrombosis Foundation. She is Associate Editor for ‘Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis’ and member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis and PLoS Medicine.