Childrens hospital Prinses Elisabeth K12DChildrens hospital Prinses Elisabeth K12D, De Pintelaan 185, B-9000 Gent
Bimetra, Clinical Research CenterBimetra 1K5, De Pintelaan 185, B-9000 Gent
Sofie Bekaert is head of Bimetra, the Clinical Research Center of both Ghent University and Ghent University Hospital. Bimetra aims to reinforce the leading position of these institutions, acting as a catalyst for translational research from bench to bedside and subsequently from bedside to community. Besides, Bimetra acts as central point of contact for all aspects of translational biomedical research to leverage personalised medicine.
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dpt Pediatrics and GeneticsFaculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dpt Pediatrics and Genetics K12D, De Pintelaan 185, B-9000 Gent
Lien Dossche obtained her medical degree (MD) at Ghent University in 2012 and started her pediatric residency subsequently at Ghent University Hospital. Since March 2015 she combines her clinical activities with a PhD studentship in our consortium. Her main research focus is the role of desmopressin in the treatment of children with nocturnal enuresis.
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Dpt of Pharmacology, Toxicology and BiochemistrySalisburylaan 133, B-9820 Merelbeke
Joske Millecam graduated in biomedical sciences (MSc degree) at Ghent University in 2014. She has always been fascinated by translational biomedical research. As of September 2014 Joske is employed as PhD student at the Laboratory of Pharmacology and Toxicology of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Ghent University. She will participate in the development of a porcine juvenile animal model for PK-PD drug testing, under supervision of professor Croubels and Dr Devreese.
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dpt of Bioanalysis, Laboratory of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical AnalysisOttergemsesteenweg 460, B-9000 Gent
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of PharmacologyDe Pintelaan 185, B-9000 Gent
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Dpt of Philosophy and moral sciencesBlandijnberg 2, B-9000 Gent
Faculty of Medicine, Dpt of Development and RegenerationHerestraat 49, bus 7003, B-3000 Leuven
Karel Allegaert is a board certified pediatrician, neonatologist and clinical pharmacologist. He is employed as a neonatologist at University Hospitals Leuven and as professor at KU Leuven. His clinical research activities relate to perinatal pharmacology and outcome. He hereby focuses on maturational determinants of variability in drug disposition and effects in neonates, pregnant women and infants. Professor Allegaert currently authors over 200 peer-reviewed publications and he received numerous awards (e.g. Galenus price for clinical pharmacology Belgium, Monique Govaerts award toxicology, Heymans award clinical pharmacology). Professor Allegaert holds several council memberships in both national and international authorities and societies such as the Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products and the European Society for Developmental Perinatal and Pediatric Pharmacology. Within our consortium, professor Allegaert is mainly involved in supervising PhD students in work package 6.
Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Dpt of Clinical Sciences, Research group PediatricsLaarbeeklaan 101, B-1090 Jette
Reiner Mauel, born and raised in Germany, graduated in medicine (MD degree) at Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 1998 and he subsequently enrolled in the pediatrics residency programme at the same university. He received subspeciality training in pediatric nephrology at Ghent University Hospital, for which he followed an interuniversity course in France (‘Diplôme inter-universitaire de néphrologie pédiatrique’). Reiner works as a pediatric nephrologist at Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel and one day a week at Ghent University Hospital. Besides, he is involved in clinical research within our consortium. His research focuses mainly on pharmacotherapy of therapy resistent nocturnal enuresis.