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Marc Ferrante

Prof. Dr. Marc Ferrante is Full Professor at KU Leuven in Belgium and Staff Member of the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University Hospitals Leuven since 2012. He is a Lecturer for the students of Biomedical Sciences and Medicine, and Coach of the clinical fellows in training. Marc Ferrante has published more than 300 papers in high ranked gastroenterology journals (H index: 65). For his work, he has received numerous research awards including the van Genechten-Paternoster en Prof G Vantrappen Award, the Willy and Marcy De Vooght Foundation Award, as well as an ECCO and CREA Research Grant. He was awarded as Rising Star in Gastroenterology at the European Congress of Gastroenterology in 2014. He is currently Promotor of two PhD programs.

Marc Ferrante holds a basic-clinical research position at the Flemish Foundation for Scientific Research (FWO Vlaanderen). He is Chair of the Scientific Committee of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) and Secretary of the Belgian IBD Research and Development (BIRD) group. He is member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis, reviewer for many gastroenterology journals, and central reader for several multi-centre clinical trials.

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