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