prof. Xavier Verhelst (MD, PhD)

CRIG member
Xavier Verhelst

Associate Professor Hepatology, Ghent University, Ghent Hepatology Research Unit
Senior Hepatologist (“Kliniekhoofd”), Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ghent University Hospital


Research focus

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. 

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