Bruno Lapauw (MD, PhD), is Professor at the department of Endocrinology at the Ghent University Hospital, Belgium. He has written a PhD thesis on ‘The Interrelationship between body composition, sex steroids and bone characteristics in men’ (2009) and is now an active collaborator at the Unit for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases at the Ghent University Hospital. He has specialized in general endocrinology, (hereditary) endocrine oncology, pituitary disorders, osteoporosis and metabolic bone diseases, and disorders of calcium and phosphate metabolism. Current research focusses on clinical, hormonal and genetic determination of bone metabolism in men and the relation between bone and substrate metabolism. He is author and co-author of more than 50 publications in international peer reviewed journals and co-author of one book chapter.
Bruno Lapauw is the award winner of ECTS/Amgen Bone Biology Fellowship in 2016. He is member of the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE), Endocrine Society (ES), American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS), Belgian Endocrine Society (BES), and Belgian Nutrition Society (BNS).