Philippe GevaertMD, PhD, ORL
Prof. Dr. Philippe Gevaert (MD, PhD) is ENT specialist at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of the University of Ghent, Belgium. Since 1998, he has been active in the Upper Airway Research Laboratory at the University of Ghent (Prof. Dr. Paul Van Cauwenberge and Prof. Dr. Claus Bachert).
In 2001, he was working at the Department of Clinical Immunology, Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden (Prof. Dr. S.G.O. Johansson). His research was focused on local IgE expression and eosinophilic inflammation in allergic rhinitis and chronic rhinosinusitis with and without nasal polyps. In 2004, he passed his PhD thesis on ‘Eosinophilic inflammation in nasal polyposis: regulation of interleukin 5 and interleukin 5 receptor ? isoforms'. Currently, his research is centered on local IgE in (non)allergic rhinitis and nasal polyps. He published over 70 peer-reviewed papers and received 9 (inter)national research awards.