The 2nd Congress of

Abstract Submissions

International Society of Pediatric Respiratory Diseases

The Only Global Congress Focused on Pediatric Respiratory Diseases



Marielle Pijnenburg

Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Pediatrics, division of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Marielle Pijnenburg is associate Professor in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine and head of the department of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine and Allergology in Sophia Children’s Hospital. She was trained as a paediatrician at the University Hospital Groningen and continued her career with a fellowship in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at Erasmus MC. She is a consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine since 2002 and in 2006 she finished her PhD thesis on exhaled nitric oxide in children with asthma.

As a clinician she runs clinics for children with all paediatric respiratory diseases, but in particular for severe asthma, cystic fibrosis and bronchopulmonary dysplasia. She is a member of the management team of the Paediatric Chest Centre Sophia, a close collaboration between the departments of Paediatric Cardiology, Paediatric Surgery and ENT-Surgery.  Her research focuses on monitoring of respiratory diseases and on personalized medicine, in particular in asthma and bronchopulmonary dysplasia. She has (co)authored over 100 papers.

Marielle Pijnenburg was the head of the Paediatric Assembly of the European Respiratory Society (2020-2023) and is involved in several ERS task forces and Clinical Research Collaborations.