Geert Reyns, PhD
Phone: 016/ 37 94 14
Geert holds a Master of Biology and received his PhD degree at the Biology department of the KULeuven in 2003. After his PhD, he started working at the ‘Flemish Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) in the ‘Center of Molecular and Cardiovascular Biology’ in Leuven under supervision of Prof. Carmeliet and Prof. Collen. He coordinated the preclinical evaluation of the therapeutic potential of pro-angiogenic compounds.
In 2007, he joined ThromboGenics as team leader of the in vivo pharmacology department. From then on, he contributed to the development of therapeutic compounds for cardiovascular diseases, oncology and ophthalmic research programs as scientist and project leader. He authored or co-authored more than 15 peer-reviewed publications. In 2015, he received a scientific award of the Annual Life Science Convention of FlandersBio. In June 2018, he started working at CoBioRes as program manager.