Frank Speleman is professor at the Department of Biomolecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. His main focus is the study of perturbed gene regulatory processes in paediatric cancer, more specifically neuroblastoma and T-ALL.
Former Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery and Burn Center at the Ghent University Hospital.
Prof. Jolanda van Hengel is heading the medical cell biology group. Her group focuses on the in vitro engineering of functional myocardium that mimics human heart tissue for analysis of myocardial function. Also her group tries to obtain a suitable stem cell type for in vitro meat production.
Filip Van Nieuwerburgh heads the UGent Next Generation Sequencing core facility NXTGNT, focusing on transcriptomics, (epi)genomics and bioinformatics.
Frederic Acke is an otorhinolaryngologist with a PhD on genetic hearing loss. His main research focus is the exploration of mechanisms and innovative treatment strategies, including gene therapy, for inner ear disorders.
Bernard Depypere, MD received his medical degree from the University of Ghent. He started his training to become Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon in 2013 and is now chair member at the department of Prof. Dr. Blondeel in Ghent.