Etienne Cavalier, PhD, EuSpLM

Head, Department of Clinical Chemistry, University of Liège, CHU Sart-Tilman, Domaine du Sart-Tilman, Liège, Belgium

Dr. Etienne Cavalier was born in Liege (Belgium) in 1971. He graduated as Master in Pharmaceutical sciences in 1994 and Advanced Master in Clinical biology in 1999 from the University of Liege (Belgium), which allowed him to be recognized as a European Specialist in Laboratory Medicine (EuSpLM). In 2010, he obtained his PhD thesis at the University of Liege.

Dr. Cavalier is now Professor of Clinical Chemistry at the University of Liege and Head of the Department of Clinical Chemistry of the University Hospital of Liege (CHU de Liège).

His current research topics are bones markers, vitamin D, PTH, vascular calcification markers, markers of acute kidney diseases, glomerular filtration rate (estimation, biomarkers), markers of frailty and sarcopenia, LCMS/MS methods for steroids and peptides quantification.

Dr. Cavalier is Member of the Board of the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Muskuloskeletal Disesaes (ESCEO), of the Belgian Bone Club and of the Royal Belgian Society of Laboratory Medicine. He is member of the scientific advisory board of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and ESCEO as well as member of various Societies of Clinical chemistry, Nephrology and Endocrinology. He has also published more than 200 scientific papers in Journals indexed on PubMed and has written 6 books or chapter books.