Prof. Guy Bogaert is working as a pediatric urologist in the University Hospitals (UZ Leuven), and as a teacher and researcher at the KULeuven, in Leuven, Belgium since 1997. He is also medical manager of the outpatient surgery center of the UZ Leuven, and a member of the steering committee of quality control in the hospital. He is active in developing medical simulation models and training for the KULeuven.
Bogaert is an active member of the exam committee of the European Board of Urology, as well as the European Board of Pediatric Urology. He is an active member of the EAU-ESPU guidelines committee for pediatric urology. He has published more then 40 articles in peer reviewed journals and several chapters in books. Bogaert’s current research focus is on the sleep pathophysiology in nocturnal enuresis.
Prof. Konstantinos Kamperis is a pediatric nephrologist working at the department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark. Kamperis studied medicine in Thessaloniki, Greece and trained in pediatric nephrology at Aarhus University, Denmark. He has been practicing as a consultant in pediatric nephrology since 2014 and spent clinical time at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Evelina’s Children hospital NHS Trust, London UK.
Kamperis’s PhD and current research focus on nocturnal enuresis with emphasis on renal pathophysiological factors, hemodynamcis and sleep. He obtained a PhD from Aarhus University for his thesis on the pathophysiology of nocturnal enuresis in 2004. He is associate professor in Pediatrics at Aarhus University (2015). He has published widely in the field with more than 45 peer reviewed articles and two book chapters. He is currently a board member of the International Children Continence Society.
Dr. Anka Nieuwhof-Leppink is head of a team of urotherapists working in the Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital (UMC Utrecht). This team is responsible of the inpatient and outpatient coordination of care of children with lower urinary tract symptoms. Furthermore, she coordinates the Dutch education programme for urotherapists. Since 1999 she worked as a certified paediatric nurse in the urology care unit. In 2007, she specialized as a urotherapist. She is determined to improve the treatment of children with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). In addition to her extensive clinical experience, she holds bachelor’s degrees in Management of Healthcare and Psychology and a Master of Science in Psychology.
Currently, Nieuwhof-Leppink is a PhD candidate and her research project focuses on the biological, psychological and social aspects of LUTS. She has published in the field with several peer-reviewed articles and a book chapter. She holds international positions as a board member of the ICCS and ESPU research committee.