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Norbert Lameire

He is Emeritus Professor of Medicine as of October 2005 at the Medical Faculty of the Ghent University.

Norbert Lameire, MD, PhD. Professor Norbert Lameire, born in 1940, graduated from the University of Ghent, Faculty of Medicine in 1965 and subsequently received his training in internal medicine and nephrology at the same faculty and the University Hospital from 1965-1970.

In 1970 he finished his PhD thesis with a study on the distribution of intrarenal blood flow studied with radioactive microspheres in the Laboratory of Normal and Pathological Physiology of the Faculty of Ghent.. He performed a reseach training in the Renal Division of the Texas Medical School in San Antonio, USA from 1975-1976. After his appointment to full professor of Medicine 1991 at the Medical Faculty of Ghent he became Chief of the Renal Division at the University Hospital and was Chairman of the Department of Medicine from 1999-2004. He is Emeritus Professor of Medicine as of October 2005 at the Medical Faculty of the Ghent University.

Because of his activities in the Renal Sister Programme of the ISN and his leadership of the Renal Disaster Relief Task Force, he became Doctor Honoris Causa at the Kaunas Medical Academy in Lithuania and was awarded a Honoray Membership of the International Society of Nephrology. He was a member of the ISN Executive from 2002-2005. From 2006 on he will be responsible for the wordwide CME programmes of COMGAN of the ISN.

He further was awarded with the Price of Internal Medicine of Dr Schamelhout-Koettlitz from the Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine (1985) and received a Honorary Award from the American National Kidney Foundation in 2000. Professor Lameire is member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Professor Lameire has been deputy editor of Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation from 1999-2005. He is Editor in Chief of the Acta Clinica Belgica, the journal of the Belgian Society of Internal Medicine, Clinical Biology and Clinical Chemistry since 1997.

Research interests include both basic research, i.e. renal circulation in experimental ARF and the peritoneal circulation, as well as clinical topics, including clinical ARF, peritoneal dialysis, and organisational and economic aspects of chronic renal replacement therapy and transplantation

The burden of CKD: role of KDIGO
Conferencia sobre los Estudios Epidemiológicos y clínicos de la Sociedad Española de Nefrología