Hugo Vanderstichele, PhD
Chief Integration Officer at ADx Neurosciences
Location: Ghent, Belgium
The experience of Hugo Vanderstichele (° 1960) in protein assay development created value for the health care industry in different disease domains. As a PhD in endocrinology (1990) (Topic: Steroid metabolism in the brain), he coordinated (inter)national projects aimed at identification of novel factors involved in fertilization and embryogenesis. From 1995, he started working in the field of neurodegeneration where he was involved in biomarker selection, assay development and validation, as well as market integration of single/multiplex biomarker assays for use in diagnosis or clinical trials. In 2011, he became a co-founder of ADx NeuroSciences (Belgium), which has the mission to provide first-in-class technology platforms for the In Vitro Diagnosis market to support patient management. He is an active member of international consortia aimed at assay standardization and qualification of protein biomarker. He is an author on several patent application and a large number of publications.