ERKNet

The European Rare Kidney Disease Reference Network

  

ERKNet Reference Center

Institution

Leuven, University Hospitals Leuven

Center

Department of Nephrology

Description

The Division of Nephrology of the University Hospitals Leuven is a academic, tertiary service for adults with kidney diseases in Belgium. Our multidisciplinary team offers full medical and psychosocial services for adults including patients with rare renal kidney diseases including patients with end-stage renal disease and after kidney transplantation. The clinical service is complemented by a wide range of research activities, which include genetic and experimental research in a dedicated laboratory as well as participation in national and international clinical research consortia. The staff members in our units are involved in numerous investigator and industry driven clinical trials.

Specialists

Bert Bammens   [e-mail]
Kathleen Claes   [e-mail]
Ben Sprangers   [e-mail]

Disease expertise

» Hereditary glomerulopathies
» Immune glomerulopathies
» Tubulopathies
» Thrombotic microangiopathies
» AD structural kidney disorders
» Renal malformations
» Obstructive nephropathies

Task forces

» Guidelines & Pathways

Contact

Ben Sprangers
E-mail: ben.sprangers@uzleuven.be
Telephone: +32(0)16344580
Fax: +32(0)16344599

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