Michel Jadoul, MD

KDIGO Co-Chair

Prof. M. Jadoul received his MD degree in 1983 at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain), Brussels, Belgium. His mentor was Professor Charles van Ypersele de Strihou. He further spent a year in the Academic Hospital in Utrecht, under mentorship of E Dorhout Mees and Hein Koomans. He is chairing the Department of Nephrology of the Cliniques Univ. St Luc since 2003, and is Full Clinical Professor at UCLouvain. His clinical activities include the follow-up of hemodialysis and CKD patients. His main research interests have included hepatitis C, beta2m amyloidosis and other complications (falls, bone fractures, sudden death a.o.) in Hemodialysis patients, as well as CV complications after kidney TP and various causes of kidney disease (especially drugs).

He has (co)-authored over 330 scientific papers, most of them published in major nephrology journals. His H index is 60. He is a theme Editor of NDT. He is country co-investigator for the DOPPS (2001-…). He received in 2008 the international distinguished medal of the National Kidney Foundation. He has been a member of the KDIGO Executive Committee (2010-2015), and of the ERA-EDTA Council (2013-2016). He has cochaired the 2018 and 2022 updates of the KDIGO HCV in CKD Guideline and is KDIGO cochair since January 1st 2019.

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