Department of Clinical Sciences

Patients are the focal point of the research of our department. Our research fields include the diagnostics, prevention and treatment of the individual patient, with emphasis on tropical and infectious diseases including zoonoses, hiv/aids and tuberculosis.

Our expertise lies in descriptive and analytical pathology, laboratory medicine, pharmacology, medical decision sciences and clinical epidemiology. We also carry out clinical studies researching new means and medical technologies.

Coordinating services

 

Events

Photograph from ‘Blood portraits’ series by Konstantin Tokarev © 2015

01 Feb 2019

PhD defence Ralph Huits

Challenges in diagnosis and management of chikungunya and Zika virus infections.

KU Leuven, Leuven
Laura Kuypers

11 Jan 2019

PhD defence Laura Kuijpers

Enteric fever in Cambodia: A multi-disciplinary study.

KU Leuven, Leuven
Migrant workers in North West Ethiopia

30 May 2018

PhD defence Charles Abongomera

Challenges in clinical management of visceral leishmaniasis patients in East Africa

University of Antwerp, Wilrijk