prof. Xavier Verhelst (MD, PhD)
Associate Professor Hepatology, Ghent University, Ghent Hepatology Research Unit
Senior Hepatologist (“Kliniekhoofd”), Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ghent University Hospital
The primary focus of our work is the study of glycomics-based biomarkers (using profiling of N-glycans in body fluids) as diagnostic and prognostic markers in liver disease, hepatocellular carcinoma and solid organ transplantation.
Another focus is the study of autoimmune liver diseases (autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) and primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) in collaboration with international research consortia.
Contact & links
- Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Corneel Heymanslaan 10 - 1K12IE, 9000 Gent, Belgium
- Gastroenterology UGent
- Gastroenterology University hospital Gent