Professor, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, in KU Leuven. Universitair Ziekenhuis Leuven | UZ Leuven - Department of Paediatrics
Universitair Ziekenhuis Leuven | UZ Leuven - Department of Paediatrics
Dr. Peter Witters received his medical training and later his Ph.D. from the KU Leuven in 2010. In 2013, Dr. Witters joined the Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, at University hospitals Leuven and was appointed as a clinical faculty member at the Center for Metabolic diseases in 2014. He was also appointed as a Professor at the faculty of biomedical sciences, in KU Leuven.
In 2016, Dr. Witters was awarded a post-doctoral mandate of the Clinical Research Fund (KOF), University Hospitals Leuven.
His interests are focused on hepatology and inborn errors of metabolism. His work in the field of CDG is focused on uncovering liver disease in these patients. He aims to improve the understanding and, consequently, the treatment of CDG.
Prof. Witters’ work has been distinguished with a number of prizes and grants and repeatedly published in international peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of several national and international medical societies.