International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.


van den Reek



Scientific Researcher
Radboud University Medical Center
2022 Fellow
Dr. van den Reek works as an MD/epidemiologist at the Department of Dermatology, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, where she combines research with patient care in the specialized psoriasis clinic. Her research interest is focused on clinical epidemiology, and more specifically, on evaluating real-world data of patients treated with biologics for inflammatory diseases. She coordinates the BioCAPTURE registry, a national psoriasis registry for biologics, and the BeNeBio consortium, a Dutch-Belgium study on dose reduction of biologics for psoriasis. She is the medical advisor for the Dutch Psoriasis Foundation journal and a member of the Dutch psoriasis guideline committee. Dr. van den Reek studied with IPC Board Member Joel Gelfand at his clinic in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
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Areas of Interest

Evaluation of effectiveness, drug survival, and safety of biologics for psoriasis in practice (real-world evidence), planetary health and psoriasis (sustainable choices in psoriasis care, including dose reduction of biologics and remote care), epidemiology of psoriasis and its comorbidities, and the Influence of gender on outcomes of psoriasis treatment

Languages Spoken

Dutch, English

Involvement with Other Organization(s)

Dr. van den Reek is the Dutch Psoriasis Patient Federation journal advisor. The patient federation is closely involved in Dr. van den Reek’s studies as a patient advisor in her research. In 2017, she was a fellow of the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF).