Willem Verpoest Willem Verpoest (°1969) graduated at the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, as Medical Bachelor, Bachelor in Surgery (MBBS) in 1995 and as Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (CCST) in 2003. He spent part of his training in Bristol, UK, working with Michael Hull, David Cahill and Julian Jenkins, before starting to work with Paul Devroey, Inge Liebaers and André Van Steirteghem at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Brussels, Belgium.
He is currently Medical Director in Reproductive Medicine as well as Coordinator for the Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT) programme at the Centre for Reproductive Medicine at Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel (5600 IVF/ICSI cycles annually), and Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. In 2010 he obtained a PhD in Medical Sciences with a thesis entitled ‘The Clinical Reproductive Outcome of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis’. His areas of expertise are PGT, reproductive genetics and reproductive immunology.