Self Care Dialysis Symposium

In collaboration with the RDPLF 

4th self-care

dialysis symposium

6th & 7th June 2018

Square-Brussels Meeting Centre

O DevuystOlivier Devuyst

Olivier Devuyst is Full Professor of Physiology at the University of Zurich, with a joint appointment in the Division of Nephrology, Saint-Luc Academic Hospital in Brussels. Dr. Devuyst and his group are investigating the molecular mechanisms of the transport of water and solutes across epithelia, and the pathophysiology of inherited renal tubular diseases and their progression. The laboratory has also developed a strong interest in the molecular basis of transport across the peritoneal membrane. These research projects are funded by national and international grants, including from the EU and NIH. Dr. Devuyst has been the laureate of several international prizes, including the Galien Prize in 2003 and the International Spa Foundation Prize in 2007. He was elected to the Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium in 2005. Dr. Devuyst is Deputy Editor of Peritoneal Dialysis International, Associate Editor of Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, and he serves on the editorial boards of Kidney International, Pfluegers Archiv, European Medical Journal – Nephrology (EMJ-Nephrology), and Frontiers in Physiology Review.