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Current Experience

  • Chair of Ethical Committee
    Since May 2014

    Managing Ethical Committee

    Review Ethical protocols

  • Laboratory Animal Science Consultant
    Since January 2011

    Caroline has joined Medanex Clinic in 2011.

    Currently she is responsible for:

    • Operational management (team of 6 persons)
    • Pre-clinical project management
    • Data management
    • Experimental surgery, anaesthesiology, echocardiography
    • Scientific advice/ Medical writing
    • Development of new animal models
    • Optimization of study protocols

Past Experience

  • PhD Biomedical Sciences
    January 2007 --- January 2011
    Caroline obtained a PhD degree in Biomedical Sciences at the Laboratory for Experimental Thoracic Surgery at the Catholic University of Leuven. The subject of her research project was on human lung transplantation and the current organ shortage. She developed an experimental porcine model to evaluate ex vivo treatment options for injured donor lungs. She wrote several scientific papers and applications for research grants. She presented her work at national and international congresses and won various prizes and awards.


Self Assessment :
AssertivenessEfficiencyAttention to detailCommunicativeCoordinationOrganizationProactivityFlexibilityIndependenceResponsibility


Self Assessment :
Animal models Medical devicesAnesthesiaAnimal HealthAnimal trialBiomedical SciencesPreclinical ResearchThoracic surgeryGraphPad PrismLeadershipMicrosoft OfficeNegotiationpeople managementPreclinical developmentPresentation SkillsProject ManagementTeamworkTime ManagementVeterinary Medicine
LinkedIn Assessment :
VeterinaryResearchBiotechnologyVeterinary MedicinescienceAnimal ModelsScientific Writing

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
project managementoperational managementprotocol writing Interpret datapreclinical Develop protocols Design case record forms Report data Search literature on clinical trials Write papersAct as the main line of communication between the sponsor and the investigator Interact with physiciansAseptic techniques


  • Doctor in Biomedical Sciences from KU Leuven in 2011
  • PhD in Biomedical Sciences from KU Leuven in 2011
  • Felasa C in Laboratory Animal Science from KU Leuven in 2008
  • Master in Veterinary Medicine from UGent in 2007

Training and Certification

  • Mentor training in 2015 Training
  • Veterinary Course in Echocardiography in 2013 Training
  • Languages

    BrightOwl Assessment:
    Self Assessment:
    Full Proficiency
    Elementary Proficiency
    Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    7 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Freelance Science Writer Management Consultant Medical Advisor Preclinical Project Manager Preclinical Scientist Project Manager Senior Scientist Team Leader Veterinarian
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Flemish Brabant, Belgium Limburg, Belgium
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 3 to 5 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    100% FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    10 Hours per week
  • International:


    Expert has 7 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Lubbeek, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes