Biography

Etienne Cavalier

Current Position: Professor of Clinical Chemistry, University of Liège & Head of the Department of Clinical Chemistry, CHU de Liège, Belgium.

Etienne Cavalier

Etienne was trained as a PharmD at the University of Liege and then underwent a 5-years advanced master in Laboratory medicine. He passed his PhD thesis, on parathormone, in 2010. Since 2012, he is Professor of Clinical Chemistry at the University of Liege and Head of the Department of Clinical Chemistry at the University hospital of Liège, Belgium. Etienne’s main scientific fields of interest are linked with the phosphocalcic metabolism, especially in patients suffering from chronic kidney diseases, but he has also been working in other domains like frailty, sarcopenia, estimation of renal function and vascular calcifications. He is member of the scientific board of different societies, like IOF, ESCEO, GRIO and DEQAS. He is also chairing the IFCC working group on the standardization of bone biomarkers.