Professor Karen VANHOORELBEKE

Professor Karen VANHOORELBEKE
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences
Laboratory for Thrombosis Research
KU Leuven Kortrijk
BELGIUM

The research of Prof. Dr. Karen Vanhoorelbeke focuses on the molecular mechanisms by which the hemostatic proteins van Willebrand factor (VWF) and its cleaving enzyme ADAMTS13 contribute to health and disease (https://thrombosis.kuleuven-kulak.be). Her research is embedded in several national and international research projects. Recently she was awarded a Horizon2020 Marie Curie training network grant ‘PROFILE’ of which she is the coordinator (http://www.itn-profile.eu). She is author and coauthor of more than 165 scientific publications in international peer reviewed journals and is (co) promotor of 32 PhD students.