Hepatology Research Unit: PhD dissertations

    • dr. Xavier Verhelst (2017): The potential of glycomics as prognostic biomarkers in liver disease and liver transplantation (promotor: Prof. Hans Van Vlierberghe)
    • Annelies Paridaens (2017): Modulation of endoplasmic reticulum stress induced tissue damage in acute and chronic liver failure (promotor: Prof. Isabelle Colle, copromotor: Prof. Anja Geerts) link
    • Eliene Bogaerts (2017): The role of hypoxia and NOTCH signalling on the expression of liver progenitor cell characteristics in primary liver cancer (promotor: Prof. Hans Van Vlierberghe, copromotors: Prof. Leo Van Grunsven, dr. Lindsey Devisscher) link
    • dr. Yves-Paul Vandewynckel (2015): Impact on angiogenesis and ER stress and its effect on chemoresistance through PlGF inhibition in a mouse model of hepatocellular carcinoma (promotor: Prof. Hans Van Vlierberghe, copromotor: Prof. Anja Geerts) link
    • Stephanie Coulon (2013): The role of vascular endothelial growth factor in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (promotor: Prof. Anja Geerts, copromotor: Prof. Isabelle Colle) link
    • Femke Heindryckx (2012): The role of placental growth factor and prolyl hydroxylase containign domain protein 2 in the pathogenesis of hepaocellular carcinoma (promotor: Prof. Hans Van Vlierberghe, copromotor: Prof. Isabelle Colle)
    • Bram Blomme (2011): N-glycosylation of serum proteins in mouse models of chronic liver disease and in human conditions with liver disease (promotor: Prof. Hans Van Vlierberghe)
    • dr. Christophe Van Steenkiste (2011): The role of placental growth factor (PlGF) in the pathophysiology of portal hypertension and cirrhosis (promotor: Prof. Isabelle Colle, copromotor: Prof. Hans Van Vlierberghe)
    • Kin Jip Cheung (2010): Serum proteomics in the diagnosis of fibrosis in hepatitis C patients (promotor: Prof. Hans Van Vlierberghe, copromotor: Prof. Dieter Deforce)
    • Eline Vanheule (2009): The intrahepatic microcirculation in different animal models of cirrhosis and liver regeneration (promotor: Prof. Isabelle Colle, copromotor: Prof. Martine De Vos)
    • Anja Geerts (2007): The role of splanchnic microcirculatory disturbances in portal hypertension and cirrhosis (promotor Prof. Isabelle Colle, copromotor Prof. Martine De Vos)
    • Isabelle Colle (2003): Circulatory anomalies in cirrhosis and portal hypertension (promotor: Prof. Martine De Vos)
    • Hans Van Vlierberghe (2002): The haptoglobin polymorphism in hereditary hemochromatosis and chronic hepatitis C