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Prof Stefan de Wachter
Dept of Urology, University Hospital Antwerpen

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Stefan de Wachter

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Qualifications:PhD Professor Staff Member Chairman of Department/Section
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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH STEFAN DE WACHTER JUNE 2018 Education 1999 Medical Doctor, Cum Maxima Laude, University Gent, Belgium 2003 PhD degree in Medical Science, University Antwerpen, Belgium

Academic appointments:
- since oct 2014: professor of Urology, University of Antwerpen - since oct 2014: chairman dept of Urology, University Hospital Antwerpen

(Co)-Promotor of PhDs: finished: 15, ongoing: 3

Scientific output: 115 research papers in peer-reviewed international journals; 4 chapters in books, 120 invited lectures.

Research support over the past 5 years: • Copromotor aspirant FWO grant for M Wyndaele “Study of the neurophysiological interactions between the lower urinary tract and the anorectum” 2008 – 2012, in collaboration with B De Winter • Medtronic research grant “New developments in sacral neuromodulation of for lower urinary tract dysfunction”; 2009- 2011 • Medtronic research grant “Pelvic floor EMG pattern as tool to improve patient selection and outcome – standardization of lead placement” 2016-2017; 140000€

Scienfific awards: • European Association for Urology Thesis Award – best European thesis in urology in 2004. • Pfizer Scientific prize presented by the faculty of Medicine of the University of Antwerpen 2004. • Best Scientific Paper published on Fundamental Research in European Urology by a young urologist in 2007: Iijama K, De Wachter S, Wyndaele JJ. • Pfizer Educational Grant presented by the faculty of Medicine of the University of Antwerpen, 2008

Memberships: • European Board of Urology • European School of Urology • European Association of Urology • International Continence Society • International Urogynaecology Association • board member of European Continous Medical Training

Proctor for sacral neuromodulation

Prof Stefan de Wachter declared on the Wednesday 9th February 2022 that they had the following existing or known future financial relationships or affiliations:

Amber Therapeutics

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  • Speaker Honorarium
  • Research grant