Biography

Pieter Evenepoel, MD, PhD
Leuven, Belgium

Evenepoel

Prof. Pieter Evenepoel is a member of the Department of Nephrology of the University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, where he is clinically active both in the field of dialysis and renal transplantation

He received his medical training at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, from where he graduated in 1992, receiving his Ph.D. from the same institution for research on protein assimilation and fermentation in 1997.  In 2000, he joined the University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium where he gained his degree as Specialist in Internal Medicine and became a permanent staff member.

His main research interests comprise uremic toxins, mineral and bone disorders, nutrition and anticoagulation.

Prof. Evenepoel is member of the “Nederlandstalige Belgische Vereniging voor Nefrologie (NBVN)”, the “Belgische Vereniging voor Nefrologie (BVN)”, the European Renal Association (ERA-EDTA) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and authored or co-authored over 160 papers in numerous international journals, including Kidney International, American Journal of Transplantation, The New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet.  He is member of the international editorial board of Kidney International.