Herbert Spapen, MD, PhD

Department of Intensive Care, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Brussels, Belgium

Dr. Spapen is Senior Staff Member, Head of Unit, and Director of Clinical Research of the Intensive Care Department of the University Hospital Brussels. He is Professor of Internal and Critical Care Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB), Belgium. His fields of interest and research include sepsis, antimicrobial pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, and prevention and treatment of severe infections in the critically ill patient. Dr Spapen has lectured nationwide and internationally on these topics. He is author and co-author of more than 200 peer-reviewed articles and 15 book chapters.