Peter Verhamme

Vascular Medicine and Haemostasis, University Hospitals Leuven
Center for Molecular and Vascular Biology, University of Leuven
Peter Verhamme is a professor at the Vascular Medicine and Haemostasis Unit in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium. He obtained his MD at the University of Leuven in 1997, and completed a PhD on oxidised low-density lipoprotein and atherothrombosis. He was a fellow at the department of Internal Medicine in Lausanne and at the department of angiology and haemostasis in Geneva.
Professor Verhamme’s main clinical interests and clinical research programmes concern the prevention and treatment of venous and arterial thrombosis. He also coordinates research programmes at the Center for Molecular and Vascular Biology, University of Leuven, Belgium, focusing on the development of new fibrinolytic and antithrombotic strategies, and on the interactions between infection and coagulation.
Professor Verhamme is currently Chair of the Thrombosis Guidelines Group and co-Chair of the Subcommittee on Control of Anticoagulation of the Scientific and Standardization Committee of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis. He has co-authored more than 115 papers published in various peer-reviewed journals.