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Hilde Beele, MD, PhD

H. Beele is treasurer and board member of ETRS.
She qualified from the Ghent University (Belgium) as a medical doctor in 1987.
As a Research Assistant of the Belgian National Foundation for Scientific Research, she was able to gain experience in cell and tissue culture at the department of Histology of the Ghent University. In 1992, she graduated as Doctor in Biomedical Sciences at the Ghent University on a thesis, entitled: Effects of serotonin on the functional morphology of skin in vitro: Role of the 5-HT2-receptor. In that period she was appointed as medical director of the centralised Tissue Bank of the Ghent University Hospital. The Tissue Bank of has amongst accreditations for other cells and tissues, also an accreditation for the processing and distribution of cultured keratinocytes, which are being used in the treatment of difficultly healing ulcers and burn wounds. Nowadays, H. Beele is Head of Dept. of the Tissue Bank at the Ghent University Hospital.

Meanwhile, she was trained as a dermatologist at the dept. of Dermatology of the Ghent University Hospital. In October 1993, she graduated as a dermatologist and became staff-member at our Department, where her main functions are to supervise the in-patients at the hospitalisation department of Dermatology and to run the ulcer clinic. Since 2006, H. Beele is also Head of Dept. of the Wound Care Center, the multidisciplinary out patient ulcer clinic of the Ghent University Hospital

In 2000, H. Beele was appointed as Associate Professor at the Ghent University. She is especially involved in the education of wound healing and of regenerative medicine for nurses and students in medical and biomedical sciences.


Prof. dr. Hilde Beele, MD, PhD
Dept. of Dermatology and Tissue Bank
Ghent University Hospital
De Pintelaan 185
B-9000 Gent

Tel.: +32 9 240 22 87
Fax: +32 9 240 38 38
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