Jan Verbakel, PhD, MD

Jan Verbakel

Jan Verbakel, PhD, MD

Associate professor at KU Leuven

Jan Verbakel’s research focuses on the diagnosis of serious diseases and the useof point-of-care devices in primary care, as part of the newly established EPI-Centre, of which he is the co-founder.

He holds a professorship position since 2017 at U Leuven, where he is involved in research and teaching. He combines this with a Senior Clinical Researcher-post at the University of Oxford and a part-time appointment in an active GP practice in Leuven. He is a member of the National Working Group POCT and appointed expert advisor to the European Commission in the field of in vitro medical devices.