Pediatric Endocrinologist, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, NETHERLANDS
Theo Sas studied medicine at the University of Rotterdam (1987 -1994). He performed clinical research at the department of Pediatric Endocrinology of the Sophia’s Children Hospital in Rotterdam and defended his PhD thesis about growth hormone therapy in girls with Turner syndrome and SGA children in 1999. Then, he did his residency in pediatrics in the Sophia Children Hospital in Rotterdam (2000-2005).
In 2005 he started with his clinical fellowship in pediatric endocrinology in the Juliana Children’s Hospital in The Hague and at the Leiden University Medical Center. In 2008-2009, he went to the Armand Trousseau Hospital in Paris for a year of research on molecular medicine, epigenetics and growth. After working for several years as a Pediatric Endocrinologist and Principal Lecturer at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Dordrecht, presently he works in the Erasmus Medical Center - Sophia Children’s Hospital and in the national diabetes treatment and research centre Diabeter in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. His main research area is Turner syndrome, growth hormone treatment and diabetes mellitus.