Ghent University Hospital

Ghent University Hospital is a large academic university hospital in Ghent, Belgium, with more than 5.000 employees, and collaborating closely with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Ghent University. UZGent has a dedicated clinical trial unit (HIRUZ) as well as a biobanking facility (Bioresource UZGent).

Role within 3TR

Within ADON-ERS, UZGent is coordinating the Predictumab trial in Belgium together with CUSL. Predictumab is a pragmatic trial comparing anti-IgE omalizumab with anti-IL5 mepolizumab in adult patients with severe allergic and eosinophilic asthma. The department of respiratory medicine of Ghent University Hospital (UZGent) has vast expertise in classical and pragmatic RCTs, severe asthma as well as study design.