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
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)

Research team

  • Mireille van Gele - post-doctoral fellow
  • Isabelle Hoorens - doctoral fellow 
  • Marc Haspeslagh - doctoral fellow 
  • Annabel Meireson - doctoral fellow
  • Marie-Chantal Herteleer - lab technician
  • Els Van Maelsaeke - lab technician

Contact & links

  • Dermatology Research Unit, MRB2 - UZ Gent
  • LinkedIn