prof. dr. I.M. (Andy) Hoepelman

prof. dr. I.M. (Andy) Hoepelman

Full Professor
prof. dr. I.M. (Andy) Hoepelman
  • Internal Medicine

Research Programs

Infection & Immunity



Andy I.M. Hoepelman, MD, PhD, is the former head of the Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University Medical Center Utrecht (Netherlands), and has served since 1998 as professor of medicine. Since 2016 he is the head of the deparment of Infectious Diseases. He also heads the training program in Infectious Disease for Internal Medicine specialists at the University Hospital Utrecht. Dr. Hoepelman earned his doctorate, medical degree, and PhD from the University of Utrecht, and is board certified as a specialist in internal medicine and infectious diseases. He is the former chairman of the hepatitis study group of ESMID. Currently he is chairman of the ID training committee of the Dutch Society of Internal medicine (NIV). From 1991-1992 he worked at the Rockefeller institute and the memorial Sloan Kettering hospital in New York. He received a honorary doctorate from the University of Leon, Nicaragua. He is the former editor-in-chief of the Netherlands Journal of Medicine and of the International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. Dr. Hoepelman is currently one of the editors of the International Journal of Infectious Diseases, editor of the Dutch Textbook of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, and editor of Cohen and Powderly’s Infectious Diseases. He is also author/co-author of more than 400 peer reveiwed published articles.

Moreover, he is a winner of a bronze medal at the Montreal Olympics in 1976 and still active in Masters waterpolo among others European (2016) and World champion (2015) with his team teh Robben

Side Activities

-Member consulting platform on Infectious Diseases GLG (start 2010)

-Member editorial board tijdschrift: “Infectious Diseases” (start 2012)

-Lid editorial board Canadian Journal of Infectious Disease (start 2015)

-Incidenteel Adviseur Rechtbank, verzekeringen  & tuchtcollege (start 2007)

-Hoofdredacteur Nederlands leerboek voor Microbiologie & Infectieziekten (start 1999)

-Editor Amerikaans tekstboek “Infectious Diseases” revisie in 2015 (start 2005)

-Organisator en Docent HIV masterclass, verplichte opleidingsactiviteit aios in opleiding tot internist-infectioloog (start 2015)

- Organisator en Docent Hepatitis masterclass, verplichte opleidingsactiviteit aios in opleiding tot internist-infectioloog start 2009

-Voorzitter Sectie Infectieziekten NIV start 2012

-Incidenteel lid advisory board ViiV (HIV) start 2014

-Incidenteel lid advisory board Gilead (HIV) start 2014


Voorzitter regionaal waterpolo-opleidingscentrum RWPS/RTC start 2018
Lid FINA TWPC start 2016
Lid spelregelcommissie KNZB start 2019
Lid medische commissie KNZB start 2000


Fellowship and Awards

Honory Doctorate University of Leon, Nicaragua

Research Output (596)

Mortality outcomes with hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine in COVID-19 from an international collaborative meta-analysis of randomized trials

Axfors Cathrine, Schmitt Andreas M, Janiaud Perrine, Van't Hooft Janneke, Abd-Elsalam Sherief, Abdo Ehab F, Abella Benjamin S, Akram Javed, Amaravadi Ravi K, Angus Derek C, Arabi Yaseen M, Azhar Shehnoor, Baden Lindsey R, Baker Arthur W, Belkhir Leila, Benfield Thomas, Berrevoets Marvin A H, Chen Cheng-Pin, Chen Tsung-Chia, Cheng Shu-Hsing, Cheng Chien-Yu, Chung Wei-Sheng, Cohen Yehuda Z, Cowan Lisa N, Dalgard Olav, de Almeida E Val Fernando F, de Lacerda Marcus V G, de Melo Gisely C, Derde Lennie, Dubee Vincent, Elfakir Anissa, Gordon Anthony C, Hernandez-Cardenas Carmen M, Hills Thomas, Hoepelman Andy I M, Huang Yi-Wen, Igau Bruno, Jin Ronghua, Jurado-Camacho Felipe, Khan Khalid S, Kremsner Peter G, Kreuels Benno, Kuo Cheng-Yu, Le Thuy, Lin Yi-Chun, Lin Wu-Pu, Lin Tse-Hung, Lyngbakken Magnus Nakrem, McArthur Colin, Weehuizen Jesper M, 15 apr 2021, In: Nature Communications. 12 , p. 1-13

Dual Antiretroviral Therapy-All Quiet Beneath the Surface?

van Welzen Berend J, Oomen Patrick G A, Hoepelman Andy I M 12 feb 2021, In: Frontiers in Immunology. 12 , p. 637910

Long-term serological follow-up after primary Coxiella burnetii infection in patients with vascular risk factors for chronic Q fever

Buijs Sheila B, Stuart Sanne K, Oosterheert Jan Jelrik, Karhof Steffi, Hoepelman Andy I M, Renders Nicole H M, van Petersen André S, Bleeker-Rovers Chantal P, Wever Peter C, Koning Olivier H J 10 feb 2021, In: European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases. 40 , p. 1569-1572 4 p.

HCV micro-elimination in individuals with HIV in the Netherlands 4 years after universal access to direct-acting antivirals:a retrospective cohort study

Arends Joop E., van der Valk M., Hoepelman A. I.M., Arends Joop E., Barth R. E., Bruns A. H.W., Ellerbroek P. M., Mudrikova T., Oosterheert J. J., Schadd E. M., van Welzen B. J., Aarsman K., de Kroon I., Schuurman R., Verduyn-Lunel F., Wensing A. M.J., feb 2021, In: The Lancet HIV. 8 , p. e96-e105

Dual Antiretroviral Therapy—All Quiet Beneath the Surface?

van Welzen Berend, Oomen Patrick, Hoepelman Andy 2021, In: Frontiers in Immunology [E].

Decreased All-Cause and Liver-Related Mortality Risk in HIV/Hepatitis B Virus Coinfection Coinciding With the Introduction of Tenofovir-Containing Combination Antiretroviral Therapy

van Welzen Berend J, Smit Colette, Boyd Anders, Lieveld Faydra I, Mudrikova Tania, Reiss Peter, Brouwer Annemarie E, Hoepelman Andy I M, Arends Joop E 1 jul 2020, In: Open forum infectious diseases. 7

Extended clinical and immunological phenotype and transplant outcome in CD27 and CD70 deficiency

Ghosh Sujal et al. 30 jun 2020, In: Blood. 136 , p. 2638-2655 18 p.

Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) rs3751143 in P2RX7 is associated with therapy failure in chronic Q fever while rs7125062 in MMP1 is associated with fewer complications

Buijs Sheila B, Jansen Anne F M, Oosterheert Jan Jelrik, Schoffelen Teske, Wever Peter C, Hoepelman Andy I M, van de Vosse Esther, van Deuren Marcel, Bleeker-Rovers Chantal P 29 jun 2020, In: Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 27 , p. 786.e1-786.e7

High efavirenz levels but not neurofilament light plasma levels are associated with poor neurocognitive functioning in asymptomatic HIV patients

Hakkers Charlotte S, Hermans Anne Marie, van Maarseveen Erik M, Teunissen Charlotte E, Verberk Inge M W, Arends Joop E, Hoepelman Andy I M 10 jun 2020, In: Journal of Neurovirology. 26 , p. 572-580 9 p.

The use of corticosteroids does not influence CD4+ lymphocyte recovery in HIV-infected patients with advanced immunodeficiency

van Welzen Berend J, de Vries Tamar I, Arends Joop E, Mudrikova Tania, Hoepelman Andy I M 2 jun 2020, In: Aids care. 32 , p. 701-704 4 p.

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