Simon Feys

University Hospitals Leuven

Dr. Simon Feys obtained his MD title in 2018 at KU Leuven in Belgium. He is currently specializing in internal medicine with a focus on critical care at University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium. Since 2020, he combines his clinical work with PhD-research at KU Leuven in the group of Prof. Joost Wauters. His research focuses on viral-associated pulmonary aspergillosis in critically ill patients, from both clinical and translational perspectives. Dr. Feys combines his clinical expertise with patient sample-based multi-omics approaches to increase our understanding of the pathophysiology of viral-associated pulmonary aspergillosis, thereby identifying novel targets to optimize our prognostic, diagnostic and therapeutic toolboxes. He has presented his work at major conferences in the field such as ECCMID, TIMM and ISHAM, and published as first author in prestigious journals such as Intensive Care Medicine, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Clinical Infectious Diseases, The Lancet Microbe and The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.

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