Dr. Frank Martens

Biochemicus, Belgium

STUDIES 

1972 PharmD University at Ghent (UGent) 

1976 UGent: Certificate Pharmacist specialist in Analytical Toxicology 

1976 UGent: PhD Pharmaceutical Sciences

PhD thesis: "Toxicological Analysis of Tetra-alkylthiuramdisulfides and their Metabolites in Biological Fluids” 

1972-1977 UGent: Specialist in Clinical Pathology in the field of Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Hemostasis, Microbiology and Immunology 

Courses and learning periods at New York (1971), Utrecht (1973), Delft (1973), London (1974), Mainz(1974), Grötzingen(1975). 

1982-1992 KU Leuven: MD

Promotion with thesis: " Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Intoxications with Tricyclic Antidepressants" (Prof Dr Delooz, Dr M. Sabbe en Prof Dr N. Blanckaert) 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY 

1972-1977 UGent: Resident Laboratory Toxicology , Faculty Pharmaceutical Sciences. Supervision :

- Clinical Chemistry

- Forensic Toxicology 

- Clinical Toxicology

- Industrial Toxicology 

1975-2015 Clinical pathologist – toxicologist at the hospitals St Niklaaskliniek and AZ Groeninge.

1991-1995 Scientific co-worker Department Emergency Medicine at University Hospital KU Leuven. 

2002- University of Antwerp: visiting professor medical biochemistry and laboratory Management: postgraduate training of clinical pathologists.

2003_2013 University KU Leuven at Kortrijk : visiting professor clinical enzymology and medical physics at the Faculty of Medicine. 

2015_ UGent: visiting professor medical biochemistry: postgraduate education of Clinical pathologists.

2018- University of Antwerp : Faculty of Design Sciences Dept Conservation and Restoration: Industrial toxicology and preventive medicine