Prof. Dr. Linos Vandekerckhove is a staff member of the Department of General Internal Medicine, department in the Ghent University Hospital. He combined his infectious disease specialist education program with a PhD in the laboratory for Molecular Virology of Professor Debyser (Catholic University Leuven). With this combination he bridges the gap between Clinical Infectious Diseases at the AIDS clinic and basic Molecular Virology/Immunology research. Dr Vandekerckhove is currently heading the HIV research unit at the AIDS reference centre of the Ghent University Hospital. His research is focusing on implementation strategies of new endpoints for patients on stable HAART.
Dr Vandekerckhove is a lecturer for the European Aids Society (EACS) during the annually advanced HIV course for HIV treating physicians.
Since 2010 Dr. Vandekerckhove works as an assistant professor in Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gent, Belgium. Dr Vandekerckhove acts as an external advisor for the European Medical Agency.