Elianne Vrijlandt is Head Patient Care of the Beatrix Children’s Hospital (BCH), University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands. After specializing in Pediatrics (2000) she did a fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology, then a PhD. She obtained a permanent position in Groningen in 2003 and finished her PhD thesis on Respiratory Health in children born prematurely (2006). As a clinician she runs clinics for children with all pediatric respiratory diseases, but in particular for infants and children with severe asthma, congenital respiratory problems and BPD. She is a member of the BCH management team since 2013. Her research focuses on infant lung function (FOT, baby plethysmography, MBW) and on the follow up of Preterm Born Children (with or without BPD). Other areas of interest and/or research; respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), in particular follow up of infants with severe RSV-infections (after the Intensive Care period); exercise testing and late preterm infants.