Stephanie Van Biervliet M.D., Ph.D.


Dr. Stephanie Van Biervliet had her pediatric and gastro-enterology training in different Belgian University hospitals (Leuven, Gent, Antwerp, Brussels). Her PhD thesis deals with micronutrition in cystic fibrosis, focussing on essential fatty acids and zinc status. Her main scientific interest is nutrition and nutritional support in CF. Recent CF related articles deal with Tube feeding, probiotics and liver transient elastography*. As a gastro-enterologist she is involved in cystic fibrosis care since 2008 in both the centres of Antwerp and Gent. She is the coordinator of the Gent cystic fibrosis centre. She is a member of ECFS. * 2018 publications: - Probiotics in cystic fibrosis patients: A double blind crossover placebo controlled study DOI: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2018.06.008 Stephanie Van Biervliet et al Accepted to be published in J Clin Nutr ESPEN 2018 - The effect of enteral tube feeding in cystic fibrosis: A registry based study. Libeert D, Declercq D, Wanyama S, Thomas M, Van Daele S, De Baets F, Van Biervliet S. J Cyst Fibros. 2018 Mar;17(2):264-270 - Transient Elastography in the Evaluation of Cystic Fibrosis– Associated Liver Disease: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Simon Lam, Alberto Nettel-Aguirre, Stephanie Van Biervliet, et al. Accepted to be published J Can assoc Gastroenterol