University Hospital Gent

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UZ Gent offers a full range of top clinical and top reference care, tuned to the needs of each individual patient. Our aim for quality is constant. We measure what we do, involve patients in their care and make the necessary improvements. Our 6,000 employees are absolutely dedicated to quality care.

HCP representation

Professor Jan De Bleecker

Jan De Bleecker is a neurologist working at the University Hospital and AZ St. Lucas Hospital in Gent, Belgium. He did his fellowship in neuromuscular diseases with Dr. Andy G. Engel at Mayo Clinic Rochester and has a longstanding main interest in the immunopathology of inflammatory myopathies, and contributed to clinical research in the field of ALS, muscular dystrophies, hereditary …


Group membership

University Hospital Gent participates in the following groups…

Specialised Groups

Muscle diseases
Peripheral Nerve Disease
Motor Neuron Disease
Neuromuscular Junction Defects
Mitochondrial Diseases

Cross Cutting Specialised Groups

Neuromuscular Pathology

Advisory Boards

University Hospital Gent is registered with the Care and Trial Site Registry

The ERNs are co-funded by the
European Union (Health Programme and CEF)

EU Commission

“EURO-NMD is one of the 24 European Reference Networks (ERNs) approved by the ERN Board of Member States. The ERNs are co-funded by the European Union (Health Programme and CEF).
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