Prof. Dr. med. Catharina Schütz

Prof. Dr. med. Catharina Schütz

Personal information

Schütz, Catharina, Prof. Dr. med.
Department of Pediatrics
Pediatric Immunology
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus
Technische Universität Dresden (TUD)

Current position

Professor of Pediatric Immunology (since 2018)
Head of Pediatric Immunology, Senior Consultant

Role within partner site

Functional dissection of monogenic immunodeficiencies;
Posttransplant immune reconstitution in primary immunodeficiencies;
OrchIDD (reference centre for chronic immunodeficiencies Dresden);

Relevant work experience

Pediatric immunologist and rheumatologist specialized in translational research on immune dysregulation;

ERAPerMed JTC 2020 – Project TIPS – Tailored Immunotherapy for Paediatric SIRS

2018– Professor of Pediatric Immunology, TUD

2009–2018 Ulm University Medical Centre: Consultant in Pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation Immunology and Rheumatology

2014 Visiting Fellow in Rheumatology, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Professional background

2018 Guest scientist NIAID, NIH, Bethesda (LD Notarangelo), MD, USA

2015 Habilitation on „Monogenic immunodeficiencies: a spectrum from severe immunodeficiency to mild immune dysregulation“

Main research focus

Primary immunodeficiencies (diagnostics, HSCT), monogenic immune dysregulatory diseases, transplant immunology;


5 out of 141; SCOPUS h-index 24; *equally contributing authors

Thaventhiran JED, …, Schuetz C et al (2020). Whole-genome sequencing of a sporadic primary immunodeficiendy cohort. Nature 583:90–95.

Ege M*, Schuetz C* et al (2019). Late thymic deficiency after HLA-haploidentical hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe combined immunodeficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol 143:1623–1626.e13.

Schuetz C*, Hoenig M* et al (2018). Daratumumab in life-threatening autoimmune hemolytic anemia following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Blood Adv 2:2550–2553.

Schuetz C et al (2014). SCID patients with ARTEMIS vs RAG deficiencies following HCT: increased risk of late toxicity in ARTEMIS-deficient SCID. Blood 123:281–289.

Schuetz C et al (2008). An immunodeficiency disease with RAG mutations and granulomas. N Engl J Med 358:2030–2038.

Additional information

Boards and Committees: ESID Registry Steering Committee (since 2019); GKJR Board (Pediatric Rheumatology Society, since 2018); Newborn screening SCID (committee of the API – Pediatric Immunology Society, since 2015); Jeffrey Modell Research Fellow (2009–2010);


One Team – One Vision

Prof. Dr. med. Antje Körner
Leipzig University
Department of Pediatrics
Liebigstr. 20a
04103 Leipzig
Phone: +49 341 97 26500

Prof. Dr. med. Reinhard Berner
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, TUD
Department of Pediatrics
Fetscherstr. 74
01307 Dresden
Phone: +49 351 458 2440


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