Schütz, Catharina, Prof. Dr. med.
Department of Pediatrics
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, 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
2009-18 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)
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; *equal authorship
Thaventhiran JED, …, Schuetz C et al. Whole-genome sequencing of a sporadic primary immunodeficiendy cohort. Nature 2020;583:90-5.
Ege M*, Schuetz C* et al. Late thymic deficiency after HLA-haploidentical hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe combined immunodeficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2019;143:1623-1626.e13.
Schuetz C*, Hoenig M* et al. Daratumumab in life-threatening autoimmune hemolytic anemia following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Blood Adv 2018;2:2550-3.
Schuetz C et al. SCID patients with ARTEMIS vs RAG deficiencies following HCT: increased risk of late toxicity in ARTEMIS-deficient SCID. Blood 2014;123:281-9.
Schuetz C et al. An immunodeficiency disease with RAG mutations and granulomas. N Engl J Med. 2008;358:2030-8.
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)