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Guy Joos
Email:guy.joos 'at' ugent.be
Membership Number:4843
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:BELGIUM
Section:CLINICAL & VETERINARY SCIENCE
Username:gjoos
Elected:2018
Homepage: https://telefoonboek.ugent.be/en/people/801000462021


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2017 - present Director of Research, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • 2014 - 2018 Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • 2004 - present Head of Department Respiratory Medicine, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
  • 1999 - present Full Professor at Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Fields of Scholarship
  • Respiratory medicine
  • Preclinical and clinical research in obstructive airway diseases (Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Airway pharmacology
  • Bronchial provocation
  • Innate and adaptive immunity in the airways
  • Health effects of air pollution

Honours and Awards
  • 2O14 Fellow of European Respiratory Society (FERS)
  • 2012 Honorary Member of Lithuanian Society of Pulmonology and Allergy
  • 2004 Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium, Prize Dr G Schamelhout-Koettlitz, for the work "Indirect bronchial provocation tests: a new and specific group of bronchial provocation tests for asthma"
  • 1995 Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium, Heymans award for Pharmacology, for the period 1992-1993, for the work "The bronchoconstrictor effect of tachykinins in the rat"
  • 1988 Belgian Thoracic Society - 7th Prize Boehringer Ingelheim Pulmonology, awarded for the PhD thesis "The role of neuropeptides in asthma".

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