Roman Vangoitsenhoven is Assistant Professor at the Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium, and a clinical endocrinologist at UZ Leuven, with a special interest in obesity and type 2 diabetes. He studied the role of diet in the development and treatment of type 2 diabetes for his PhD thesis (2016), and subsequently studied obesity and bariatric surgery at the Cleveland Clinic (2019). His research work has been awarded by the Belgian Endocrine Society, the Belgian (BASO) and the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO, New Investigator Award in Basic Science in 2021).

Duality of interest: None declared 

Date: Autumn 2023