Dr Niek Beijerink

DVM, PhD, Diplomate ECVIM-CA (Cardiology)
Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine  

B10 - Evelyn Williams Building
The University of Sydney


Biographical details

Dr Beijerink graduated with veterinary degree from Utrecht University in The Netherlands. He completed a PhD (canine endocrinology and reproduction) in 2007 and then a residency in Small Animal Cardiology in 2010. He is a Diplomate of European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology).

In the media

Echocardiography: a personal experience: http://theveterinarian.com.au/?p=1270#more-1270

Selected grants

2012

  • Study into the effect of atenolol on the obstruction severity, cardiac biomarkers, and myocardial hypertrophy in asympthomatic cats with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy; Beijerink N; Deans Discretion Funds/Faculty of Veterinary Science Bequest.
  • Study into the effect of atenolol on the obstruction severity, cardiac biomarkers, and myocardial hypertrophy in asympthomatic cats with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy; Beijerink N; Veterinary Science Foundation and Feline Fund/Faculty of Veterinary Science Bequest.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Gerritsen, K., Shoemaker, N., Kik, M., Beijerink, N. (2013). Artirial septal defect in a ferret (Mustela putorius furo). Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 22, 70-75. [More Information]
  • Aherne, J., Beijerink, N. (2013). Congenital heart disease: a case series of 135 dogs. Australian Veterinary Practitioner, 43(3), 466-470.
  • Whitney, J., Beijerink, N., Martin, P., Talbot, J., Barrs, V. (2013). Hypersensitivity pneumonitis in a dog associated with Geastrum triplex spores. Medical Mycology Case reports, 2(1), 122-124. [More Information]
  • Meijer, M., Beijerink, N. (2012). Persisterende ductus arteriosus bij de hond: Een retrospectieve studie naar klinische presentatie, diagnostiek, en vergelijking van toegepaste therapeutische mogelijkheden bij 102 honden (2003-2011). Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 137(6), 376-383.
  • Beijerink, N., Lee, W., Stokhof, A., Voorhout, G., Mol, J., Kooistra, H. (2011). Evaluation of pulsatile plasma concentrations of growth hormone in healthy dogs and dogs with dilated cardiomyopathy. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 72(1), 59-63. [More Information]
  • Nieuwland, J., Beijerink, N., Szatmari, V. (2010). Verdwijnen van ascites na succesvolle ballondilatatie van een cor triatriatum dexter bij een hond [Resolution of ascites after successful balloon dilatation of cor triatriatum dexter in a dog]. Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 135(8), 330-333.
  • Nieuwland, J., Beijerink, N., Szatmari, V. (2010). Verdwijnen van ascites na succesvolle ballondilatatie van een cor triatriatum dexter bij een hond [Resolution of ascites after successful balloon dilatation of cor triatriatum dexter in a dog]. Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 135(8), 330-333.
  • de Gier, J., Beijerink, N., Kooistra, H., Okkens, A. (2008). Physiology of the Canine Anoestrus and Methods for Manipulation of Its Length. Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 43(Supplement 2), 157-164. [More Information]
  • Beijerink, N., Bhatti, S., Okkens, A., Dieleman, S., Duchateau, L., Kooistra, H. (2008). Pulsatile plasma profiles of FSH and LH before and during medroxyprogesterone acetate treatment in the bitch. Theriogenology: an international journal of animal reproduction, 70(2), 179-185. [More Information]
  • Beijerink, N., Bhatti, S., Okkens, A., Dieleman, S., Mol, J., Duchateau, L., Van Ham, L., Kooistra, H. (2007). Adenohypophyseal function in bitches treated with medroxyprogesterone acetate. Domestic Animal Endocrinology, 32(2), 63-78. [More Information]
  • Beijerink, N., Buijtels, J., Okkens, A., Kooistra, H., Dieleman, S. (2007). Basal and GnRH-induced secretion of FSH and LH in anestrous versus ovariectomized bitches. Theriogenology: an international journal of animal reproduction, 67(5), 1039-1045. [More Information]
  • Buijtels, J., Beijerink, N., Kooistra, H., Dieleman, S., Okkens, A. (2006). Effects of Gonadotrophin Releasing Hormone Administration on the Pituitary-Ovarian Axis in Anoestrous vs Ovariectomized Bitches. Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 41(6), 555-561. [More Information]
  • Beijerink, N., Kooistra, H., Dieleman, S., Okkens, A. (2004). Serotonin antagonist-induced lowering of prolactin secretion does not affect the pattern of pulsatile secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone in the bitch. Reproduction, 128, 181-188.
  • Beijerink, N., Dieleman, S., Kooistra, H., Okkens, A. (2003). Low doses of bromocriptine shorten the interestrous interval in the bitch without lowering plasma prolactin concentration. Theriogenology: an international journal of animal reproduction, 60, 1379-1386.

Conferences

  • Tammen, I., Piripi, S., Beijerink, N. (2014). Pilot Investigation of Possible Cardiac Involvement in Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinosis in the CLN6 Merino Sheep Model. 14th International Conference on Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses (Batten Disease), Argentina: Medicina.
  • Nijsse, E., Cremers, H., Eysker, M., Beijerink, N., Van de Sande, A., Van Doorn, D. (2009). Combined angiostrongylosis and creposomosis in a Dutch dog. 22nd World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology Congress WAAVP 2009. World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology.
  • Beijerink, N., Buijtels, J., Kooistra, H., Dieleman, S., Okkens, A. (2007). Effect of GnRH Administration on FSH and LH Concentrations in Anestrous Ovariectomized Bitches. European Veterinary Conference "the Voorjaarsdagen" 2007, The Netherlands.
  • Beijerink, N., Bhatti, S., Okkens, A., Dieleman, S., Mol, J., Duchateau, L., Van Ham, L., Kooistra, H. (2007). The hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis in bitches treated with medroxyprogesterone acetate. 17th Annual European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Companion Animals Congress ECVIM-CA 2007, Belgium: European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

2014

  • Tammen, I., Piripi, S., Beijerink, N. (2014). Pilot Investigation of Possible Cardiac Involvement in Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinosis in the CLN6 Merino Sheep Model. 14th International Conference on Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses (Batten Disease), Argentina: Medicina.

2013

  • Gerritsen, K., Shoemaker, N., Kik, M., Beijerink, N. (2013). Artirial septal defect in a ferret (Mustela putorius furo). Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 22, 70-75. [More Information]
  • Aherne, J., Beijerink, N. (2013). Congenital heart disease: a case series of 135 dogs. Australian Veterinary Practitioner, 43(3), 466-470.
  • Whitney, J., Beijerink, N., Martin, P., Talbot, J., Barrs, V. (2013). Hypersensitivity pneumonitis in a dog associated with Geastrum triplex spores. Medical Mycology Case reports, 2(1), 122-124. [More Information]

2012

  • Meijer, M., Beijerink, N. (2012). Persisterende ductus arteriosus bij de hond: Een retrospectieve studie naar klinische presentatie, diagnostiek, en vergelijking van toegepaste therapeutische mogelijkheden bij 102 honden (2003-2011). Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 137(6), 376-383.

2011

  • Beijerink, N., Lee, W., Stokhof, A., Voorhout, G., Mol, J., Kooistra, H. (2011). Evaluation of pulsatile plasma concentrations of growth hormone in healthy dogs and dogs with dilated cardiomyopathy. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 72(1), 59-63. [More Information]

2010

  • Nieuwland, J., Beijerink, N., Szatmari, V. (2010). Verdwijnen van ascites na succesvolle ballondilatatie van een cor triatriatum dexter bij een hond [Resolution of ascites after successful balloon dilatation of cor triatriatum dexter in a dog]. Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 135(8), 330-333.
  • Nieuwland, J., Beijerink, N., Szatmari, V. (2010). Verdwijnen van ascites na succesvolle ballondilatatie van een cor triatriatum dexter bij een hond [Resolution of ascites after successful balloon dilatation of cor triatriatum dexter in a dog]. Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 135(8), 330-333.

2009

  • Nijsse, E., Cremers, H., Eysker, M., Beijerink, N., Van de Sande, A., Van Doorn, D. (2009). Combined angiostrongylosis and creposomosis in a Dutch dog. 22nd World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology Congress WAAVP 2009. World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology.

2008

  • de Gier, J., Beijerink, N., Kooistra, H., Okkens, A. (2008). Physiology of the Canine Anoestrus and Methods for Manipulation of Its Length. Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 43(Supplement 2), 157-164. [More Information]
  • Beijerink, N., Bhatti, S., Okkens, A., Dieleman, S., Duchateau, L., Kooistra, H. (2008). Pulsatile plasma profiles of FSH and LH before and during medroxyprogesterone acetate treatment in the bitch. Theriogenology: an international journal of animal reproduction, 70(2), 179-185. [More Information]

2007

  • Beijerink, N., Bhatti, S., Okkens, A., Dieleman, S., Mol, J., Duchateau, L., Van Ham, L., Kooistra, H. (2007). Adenohypophyseal function in bitches treated with medroxyprogesterone acetate. Domestic Animal Endocrinology, 32(2), 63-78. [More Information]
  • Beijerink, N., Buijtels, J., Okkens, A., Kooistra, H., Dieleman, S. (2007). Basal and GnRH-induced secretion of FSH and LH in anestrous versus ovariectomized bitches. Theriogenology: an international journal of animal reproduction, 67(5), 1039-1045. [More Information]
  • Beijerink, N., Buijtels, J., Kooistra, H., Dieleman, S., Okkens, A. (2007). Effect of GnRH Administration on FSH and LH Concentrations in Anestrous Ovariectomized Bitches. European Veterinary Conference "the Voorjaarsdagen" 2007, The Netherlands.
  • Beijerink, N., Bhatti, S., Okkens, A., Dieleman, S., Mol, J., Duchateau, L., Van Ham, L., Kooistra, H. (2007). The hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis in bitches treated with medroxyprogesterone acetate. 17th Annual European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Companion Animals Congress ECVIM-CA 2007, Belgium: European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

2006

  • Buijtels, J., Beijerink, N., Kooistra, H., Dieleman, S., Okkens, A. (2006). Effects of Gonadotrophin Releasing Hormone Administration on the Pituitary-Ovarian Axis in Anoestrous vs Ovariectomized Bitches. Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 41(6), 555-561. [More Information]

2004

  • Beijerink, N., Kooistra, H., Dieleman, S., Okkens, A. (2004). Serotonin antagonist-induced lowering of prolactin secretion does not affect the pattern of pulsatile secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone in the bitch. Reproduction, 128, 181-188.

2003

  • Beijerink, N., Dieleman, S., Kooistra, H., Okkens, A. (2003). Low doses of bromocriptine shorten the interestrous interval in the bitch without lowering plasma prolactin concentration. Theriogenology: an international journal of animal reproduction, 60, 1379-1386.

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