prof. Lieve Brochez (MD, PhD)

CRIG group leader
Lieve Brochez

Head of clinic - Dermatology (UZ Gent)
Full professor (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UGent)
Member of CRIG steering committee - vice-chairperson
Member of steering committee of ION Gent (Immuno-Oncology Network Gent)
President of BADO (Belgian Association of Dermato-Oncology)


Research focus

  • Tumor immunology with focus on melanoma and indoleamine-2,3-dioxygenase
  • Skin cancer epidemiology and prevention strategies
  • Skin cancer detection / imaging techniques
  • Special interest in Dermato-oncology and tumor immunology 
  • Special domains: melanoma, dermoscopy, skin cancer research (melanoma, dermoscopy, skin cancer screening), nonmelanoma skin cancer, cutaneous lymphoma, rare skin cancers, skin toxicity of oncological treatments, skin cancer in patients under immunomodulating treatments
  • expertise in immuno-monitoring (blood and tissue)

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