Hugues Bogaerts, an MD
from Ghent University (1981), has been active at an
international level in BioPharmaceutical industries including Johnson
& Johnson’s, The Upjohn Company and GSK Biologicals. His involvement in
vaccines for more than 20 years, covers all stages of development and
commercialisation. Until recently he acted as an ambassador for vaccination and
vaccines as Vice President and Senior Medical Director GSK Bio. Dr Bogaerts has
now created his own company, HB Consult, providing medico-scientific advise and
support to Bio-Pharma companies.
Bogaerts is a member of several international scientific and professional
associations, and a Fellow of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of
the Royal College of Physicians of the UK. He lectured on vaccinology at
the Catholic University of Louvain and has authored many original
contributions in peer-reviewed medical journals and textbooks such as Vaccines,
edited by Plotkin/Orenstein/Offit.