Prof. Alain Gadisseur is Head of Clinic in the Haematology department at UZ Antwerp. In this capacity he treats patients with haematological disorders, benign and malignant, and patients with coagulation problems. He also supervises students and physician-specialists in training in internal medicine and hematology.
He is Medical Director of the stem cell transplant unit and has played an important role in obtaining and maintaining JACIE recognition for autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplantation by the hematology service. Prof. Alain Gadisseur is also JACIE inspector (clinic) and has already conducted several JACIE inspections at home and abroad.
Since his arrival at the UZA Prof Gadisseur has developed the coagulation expertise in the department of haematology and this resulted on 1 March 2017 in the recognition of the Haemophilia Reference Center Antwerp (UZA-ZNA), of which he is the Coordinating Physician. He is also Director of the Hemostasis Research Unit, with a spearhead research into the hereditary coagulation disease von Willebrand Disease. He is the leading expert in Belgium in this field. He also coordinates the national study of von Willebrand Disease in Belgium (B-Will Study).
Prof Gadisseur has been President of the Belgian Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (BSTH) since 2012, and has already organized several conferences of the BSTH as local organizer (2005, 2012). He is also a board member of the European Thrombosis and Haemostasis Alliance.
Within the UAntwerpen, Prof dr Alain Gadisseur provides education on clotting and clotting disorders (bleeding problems and thrombosis) within the module Blood in 2nd Bachelor and 1st Master in Medicine. In the ManaMa programme in internal medicine he provides the lessons on anticoagulation. He is also holder of the CSLBehring Chair in von Willebrand Disease, founded in 2010.