Research group

Veterinary physiology and biochemistry


  • Ongoing studies: - Maternal obesity and "fetal programming": the consequences for reproductive physiology of the offspring. - Fundamental understanding and development of preconception care strategies to improve maternal fertility and to protect offspring's health in obese individuals - Development of polymeric nanoparticle carriers for targeted drug delivery to oocytes. - Protective and reparative strategies to improve oocyte developmental capacity under metabolic stress conditions.


You can find here all of the projects that are recorded in the research database of UAntwerp under the name of the academic staff member that acts as a promoter, copromoter or grant holder (a.o. FWO). It concerns only those research projects and mandates that were acquired after an external or internal competition.