Prof. Louis Libbrecht

Histopathologist

Education and degrees:

– Medical doctor, KU Leuven (Belgium), 1998.

– Ph.D. in Medicine, KU Leuven, 2002.

– Resident in pathology, University Hospitals Leuven (Belgium); certified as pathologist since 01/08/2008.

– Management Development Program University Hospital Ghent (Belgium), 2010-2011.

 Previous positions:

– Postdoctoral researcher, FWO-Flanders (Fund for Scientific Research-Flanders), KULeuven, 01/10/2003-30/9/2006.

– Resident (staff member), department of Pathology, University Hospital Ghent, 01/10/2008-30/09/2009.

– Adjunct-Kliniekhoofd (Deputy Head of Clinic), department of Pathology, University Hospital Ghent, 01/10/2009-30/04/2010.

– Kliniekhoofd (Head of Clinic), department of Pathology, University Hospital Ghent, 01/05/2010-28/02/2016.

– Consultant Pathologist, department of Pathology, University Hospital Antwerp (Belgium),  year 2011.

– Gastprofessor (Visiting Professor), University of Ghent (Belgium), 01/10/2010-30/09/2011.

– Hoofddocent (Professor), University of Ghent, 01/10/2011-30/09/2017.

– Diensthoofd (Head of Department), department of Pathology, University Hospital Ghent, 01/01/2012-22/11/2012.

Current positions:

– Chef de Clinique (Head of Clinic), department of Pathology, University Hospital Saint-Luc, Brussels (Belgium), since 01/03/2016.

– Professor, Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Brussels, since 01/10/2016.

Clinical experience and activities:

– Experienced in the following subdisciplines of pathology: liver pathology, gastrointestinal pathology, lung pathology, head and neck pathology, urogenital pathology, breast pathology, gynecological pathology, hematopathology and soft tissue pathology.

– Wide experience in quality assurance of immunohistochemistry.

Publications:

– 140 publications in journals with impact factor. Publications mainly in the field of translational cancer research and in the field of liver diseases.

– Hirsh index: 36.

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