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Claus Bachert is clinical chief of the department of Otorhinolaryngology of Ghent University Hospital and head of the Upper Airways Research Laboratory. Since 2008 he's an extraordinary professor at Ghent University; Prof. dr. dr. Bachert is also affiliated with the Karolinska Institute and hospital, University of Stockholm, Sweden. His main interests are: Sinus surgery in inflammatory diseases (chronic rhinosinusitis) and tumors, dacryocystorhinostomy. Since 2006 until today, he yearly organizes an international course on Endoscopic Surgery of the Paranasal Sinuses & Skull Base in Ghent.
Prof. dr. dr. Bachert was fundamental clinical researcher of the Research Foundation -Flanders (FWO) from 2002 to 2017. He leads a team of scientists, studying the immunology of inflammation of the upper respiratory tract. He also conducts clinical trials (Clinical Trial Center CTC) with new treatment methods (biologicals) to translate research into practice. He has written more than 500 publications in peer-reviewed journals, with a current H-index of 74.