Prof. Bart Lambrecht University of Gent, Belgium1 Talk
Bart N. Lambrecht obtained an MD (1993) and PhD (1999) in Medicine at Ugent and specialized in Pulmonary Medicine (2002) at Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. In 2005 he became Professor of Medicine at Erasmus MC, and in 2007 returned to Belgium on an Odysseus grant from... read morethe Flemish government, and became Professor of Pulmonary Medicine at UGent and UZ Gent. In 2012 he became Director of the VIB Department of Molecular Biomedical Research in Gent. He is an ERC grant awardee and serves as associate editor of Mucosal Immunology, Trends in Immunology and as advisory editor to the Journal of Experimental Medicine. He has (co)authored 180 papers in the field of asthma and allergy. The thematic area of his group is centered around unraveling the role of antigen presenting cells in the lungs.