Stinissen, Piet

Professor of Immunology
Faculty of Medicine and School of Life Sciences
Hasselt University
Guest Professor
University of Antwerp

Phone: +32 11 26 92 04
Fax: +32 11 26 92 99

Piet Stinissen is a Professor of Immunology at the Faculty of Medicine and School of Life Sciences (Hasselt University) and guest professor at the University of Antwerp.

He is also chairman of the Biomedical Research Institute (BIOMED) and head of the Immunology and Biochemistry laboratory at this Institute. BIOMED is a research institute of Hasselt University with a staff of 110 researchers and technicians. His team focuses on the mechanisms involved in immune activation, regulation and homeostasis in autoimmunity, the identification of new biomarkers and the development of new immunotherapeutic strategies for multiple sclerosis.

He is author of more than 90 international articles and 2 patents. He is also chairman of and board member of NV Life Sciences Development Campus, two organisations that promote and support regional life sciences development.