Prof Dr Guido De Meyer

Job TitleGuido de meyer

Chair of the department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Address

University of Antwerp – Campus Drie Eiken Physiopharmacology
Universiteitsplein 1 B-2610 Antwerpen Belgium

Biography

Education
Doctor in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Antwerp (1987 – 1991)
Additional qualifications: Industrial Economics (1989),
Industrial Pharmacist (1989),
Certificate of Informatics (1989),
Experimental Pathobiology (University of Amsterdam, 1992),
FELASA C certificate (2006), course of academic leadership (2011).

Major achievements

Characterisation of a rabbit collar model for rapid induction of atheroma-like
lesions
Development of strategies for the selective clearance of macrophages in atherosclerotic plaques via drug-induced cell death as a novel approach for plaque stabilisation
Unravelling the role of autophagy in atherosclerosis
Pharmacological modulation of autophagy in atherosclerosis
Development and validation of a novel mouse model of atherosclerotic
plaque rupture

Scientific awards

Galenus Award for Pharmacology (1991), Merck Sharp & Dohme Award (1992), Bekales Prize (1998), Sanofi-Aventis Award (2007), AstraZeneca Care for People Award (2010).

Bibliometric profile

Total number of publications: 207
Total number of citations (May 2017): 5466 Hirsch (h)-index: 40

Platform Statement

During my career I made the following achievements in vascular biology:
• Characterisation of a rabbit collar model for rapid induction of atheroma-like lesions
• Development of strategies for the selective clearance of macrophages in atherosclerotic plaques via drug-induced cell death as a novel approach for plaque stabilisation
• Unravelling the role of autophagy in atherosclerosis
• Pharmacological modulation of autophagy in atherosclerosis
• Development and validation of a novel mouse model of atherosclerotic plaque rupture

I have leadership positions at my university (Chair of the department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and member of the Board of the Research Council) and at the Fund for Scientific Research – Flanders (member of two project evaluation committees).
As a candidate member of the EVBO Council, I am pleased to share my scientific and managerial knowledge and expertise with EVBO.

Web Address

http://www.researcherid.com/rid/R-8129-2016