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).

Current research students

Project title Research student
Hepatobiliary Imaging in Dogs using Intravenous Contrast and Computed Tomography. Jennifer CHAU
Genetic exploration of Congestive Heart Failure and other complex phenotypes in Canines Mitchell John O'BRIEN

In the media

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

Selected grants

2015

  • Causes of heart murmurs in apparently healthy kittens; Beijerink N; Australian Pet Welfare Foundation/Research Support.

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; Veterinary Science Foundation and Feline Fund/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; Deans Discretion Funds/Faculty of Veterinary Science Bequest.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Nicolson, G., Daley, M., Makara, M., Beijerink, N. (2016). Partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection with suspected pulmonary hypertension in a cat. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 17, 354-359. [More Information]
  • Yata, M., McLachlan, A., Forster, D., Page, S., Beijerink, N. (2015). Pharmacokinetics and cardiovascular effects following a single oral administration of a nonaqueous pimobendan solution in healthy dogs. Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 39, 45-53. [More Information]
  • Chow, K., Beijerink, N., Ettinger, S., Fliegner, R., Beatty, J., Barrs, V. (2015). Use of sildenafil citrate in a cat with Eisenmenger’s syndrome and an atrial septal defect. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 1(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Edirimanne, E., Ariyarathna, H., Beijerink, N., Silva, D. (2014). Latest clinical manifestations of canine Ehrlichiosis: "the pup killer"- a preliminary communication. Wayamba Journal of Animal Sciences, 6, 880-892.
  • 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.

2016

  • Nicolson, G., Daley, M., Makara, M., Beijerink, N. (2016). Partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection with suspected pulmonary hypertension in a cat. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 17, 354-359. [More Information]

2015

  • Yata, M., McLachlan, A., Forster, D., Page, S., Beijerink, N. (2015). Pharmacokinetics and cardiovascular effects following a single oral administration of a nonaqueous pimobendan solution in healthy dogs. Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 39, 45-53. [More Information]
  • Chow, K., Beijerink, N., Ettinger, S., Fliegner, R., Beatty, J., Barrs, V. (2015). Use of sildenafil citrate in a cat with Eisenmenger’s syndrome and an atrial septal defect. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 1(1), 1-5. [More Information]

2014

  • Edirimanne, E., Ariyarathna, H., Beijerink, N., Silva, D. (2014). Latest clinical manifestations of canine Ehrlichiosis: "the pup killer"- a preliminary communication. Wayamba Journal of Animal Sciences, 6, 880-892.
  • 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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