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Alain Hendlisz


Alain Hendlisz

Jules Bordet Institute
Anti-Cancer Center
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)


Dr Alain HENDLISZ is a gastroenterologist. He obtained his MD (Docteur en Médecine, Chirurgie et Accouchements) at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in 1988 and his specialisation in gastroenterology in 1993.

From October 1993 to September 2002, he worked at the Gastroenterology Unit (Prof Harry Bleiberg) and at the Oncology Unit (Prof Martine Piccart) of the Jules Bordet Institute-Brussels. During 2002, he visited the Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton, England at the Digestive Oncology department (Prof. Cunningham) as a clinical fellow supported by a grant of “Les Amis de l’Institut Bordet”.

Since 2002, he is the Head of the Gastro-Enterology Unit, Medical Oncology Clinic at the Jules Bordet Institute, Anti-Cancer Center – Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Brussels – Belgium.

He is founding and currently member of the Board of the BGDO (Belgian Group for Digestive Oncology). He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), the Société Royale Belge de Gastro-entérologie (SRBG) and European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC).

Dr Alain HENDLISZ is also member of the editorial committee of several scientific journals including Current Opinion in Oncology. He published 116 peer-reviewed papers in international journals and chapters of books (44 as first or last author).

He is involved as principal investigator or co-investigator in numerous national and international clinical studies.

In 2015, Dr Hendlisz defended his PhD thesis entitled “Multimodality imaging for treatment response prediction in colorectal cancer”, and he is now Maître de Conférences at Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Last update: December 2019

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