Lotgering, Fred

Lotgering , Fred
Prof.  Fred  Lotgering 

Full Professor

Inflammatory diseases


The main research interests of Prof. Lotgering are (patho-)physiology of 1. pregnancy, 2. exercise, 3. initiation of labor. Clinically this translates in high care for preeclampsia and extreme prematurity.

1968-1975 M.D. training, Erasmus University Rotterdam
1975-1980 Ob/Gyn residency training, Academic Hospital and Southern Hospital, Rotterdam
1980-1982 Perinatal Biology research fellowship, Loma Linda University, California, USA
1982-2000 Senior scientist and chief of Obstetrics, Erasmus MC
2000-2001 Visiting scientist, Loma Linda University, Califormia, USA
2001-2002 Chief of Obstetrics, Erasmus MC
2002-2011 Professor of Obstetrics, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
2008- Program director Perinatology


National & International Personal Prizes & Awards

  • 1983 Cum laude PhD thesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam, for work on Exercise in pregnancy: An experimental study of maternal and fetal responses to exercise in sheep.
  • 1983 Award for Sports Medicine.
  • 1987 Centennial award for best scientific thesis, Dutch society for Obstetrics and Gynecology