Prof. J.P.H. Drenth (Joost)
Professor - Faculty of Medical Sciences (Radboudumc)
Prof. Joost Drenth studies the genetic aspects of disorders of the digestive system and the relation between genetic defects and liver diseases and inflammatory bowel diseases. The acquired knowledge may help us gain a better understanding of how diseases develop and the effects of particular treatments.
Prof. Drenth also initiates and co-ordinates patient-oriented studies into disorders of the digestive system. He is particularly interested in congenital liver cysts, infectious liver diseases (hepatitis B and C) and pancreatitis.
Prof. Drenth has a seat on the boards of the Association of National European and Mediterranean Societies of Gastroenterology (ASNEMGE) and the Dutch Society of Hepatology.