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Researcher

Tom Vanden Berghe

  • Research interest:Experimental focus 'Role of ferroptosis and inflammation in disease': Study role of cell death in organ failure and septic shock Study role of ferroptosis in multiple sclerosis Study molecular mechanisms of ferroptosis Study nanomedicinal ferroptosis targeting in therapy-resistant cancers Focus in humans 'Precision Medicine in critically ill patients': Patient stratification through novel molecular diagnostics in inflammation and cell death Innovative treatments upon patient stratification
  • Keywords:SEPSIS, DIAGNOSTICS, ONCOLOGY, INFLAMMATION, KIDNEY DISEASE, NEUROPROTECTION, KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION, CELL DEATH, Biomedical sciences (incl. biochemistry)
  • Disciplines:Cell death , Neurological and neuromuscular diseases, Cancer therapy , Biomarker discovery, Clinical trials, Compound screening, In vitro testing, Non-clinical studies, Transplantation surgery
  • Research techniques:Experimental focus 'Role of ferroptosis and inflammation in disease':1. Study role of cell death in multi-organ failure, kidney transplantation and septic shock2. Study role of ferroptosis in brain injury (Multiple sclerosis, brain stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage)3. Study molecular mechanisms of ferroptosis4. Study nanomedicinal ferroptosis targeting in therapy-resistant cancersFocus in humans 'Precision Medicine in critically ill patients':1. Patient stratification through novel molecular diagnostics in inflammation and cell death2. Innovative treatments upon patient stratification (in context of cell death and inflammation)
  • Users of research expertise:Areas of expertiseExperimental focus 'Role of ferroptosis and inflammation in disease': Study role of cell death in organ failure and septic shock Study role of ferroptosis in multiple sclerosis Study molecular mechanisms of ferroptosis Study nanomedicinal ferroptosis targeting in therapy-resistant cancersFocus in humans 'Precision Medicine in critically ill patients': Patient stratification through novel molecular diagnostics in inflammation and cell death Innovative treatments upon patient stratificationPublic outreach VTM & HLN News – 18/12/2018: Ranked in Top 100 Belgians of 2018 Intro-movie ‘Kom op tegen kanker 2018’: Brothers and proffessors in in the battle against cancer: Tom en Wim Vanden Berghe National Radio 1 Interview – Nieuwe Feiten – 12/12/2018: Rust away cancer cells De Tijd News - 12/12/2018: Two brothers with one mission: Rust away cancer cells Biotechdag - 21/10/2018: A personal touch for a critically ill patient