Belgian Society of Internal Medicine

aims to foster the development, dissemination, research and education of internal medicine in Belgium.

Annual Congress, December 14th and 15th, 2018 
Venue: Hotel Dolce La Hulpe, La Hulpe
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Today during the Annual Congress, the Award "Best Belgian Clinical Article in internal medicine  2017" has been awarded to the VIB research team led by Jeroen Raes and Gwen Falony for their article "Quantitative microbiome profiling links gut community variation to microbial load" published in Nature. 

Congratulations to all authors!

Pictured: Doris Vandeputte - Gwen Falony -  Sara Vieira-Silva 
First authors not present: Gunter Kathagen -  Kevin D'hoe

Presented lecture “The human microbiome in health and disease: hype or hope?”  - Gwen Falony

Full citation: Nature. 2017 Nov 23;551(7681):507-511. doi: 10.1038/nature24460. Epub 2017 Nov 15.
Quantitative microbiome profiling links gut community variation to microbial load. Vandeputte D1,2,3, Kathagen G1,2, D'hoe K1,2,3, Vieira-Silva S1,2, Valles-Colomer M1,2, Sabino J4, Wang J1,2, Tito RY1,2,3, De Commer L1, Darzi Y1,2, Vermeire S4, Falony G1,2, Raes J1,2.

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Welcome on the official site of the Belgian Society of Internal Medicine. The Belgian Society of Internal Medicine is the voice of the internist in Belgium and is represented in various international organisations like Europen Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM).

The aims of the Belgian Society of Internal Medicine is to foster the development, dissemination, research and education of general internal medicine in Belgium.

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Choosing wisely in Internal Medicine

We thank you for your participation to the “choosing wisely survey” by the Belgian Society of Internal Medicine. The analysis of the survey has resulted in a “top 10 list” that will be soon published on the website. On the occasion of the forthcoming European congress of internal medicine to be held in Milan, a working group of the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM) will gather to further discuss the  development of a European “choosing wisely” campaign. More information can be found at  www.efim.org.

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PRESIDENT


P Lacor, MD
General Internal Medicine
UZ Brussels
Belgium

SECRETARY


S Allard, MD
General Internal Medicine
UZ Brussels
Belgium

TREASURER


G. Decaux, MD
Erasme Hospital
Brussels
Belgium

VICE PRESIDENT


PH. Hainaut, MD
UCL Saint-Luc
Brussels
Belgium
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