Christophe Matthys

Research Area: Diet, Health and Disease
  • Nutrition & Obesity Unit, Clinical and Experimental Endocrinology, Department of Chronic diseases, Metabolism and Ageing, KU Leuven (University of Leuven)
  • Clinical Nutrition, Department of Endocrinology, UZ Leuven (University Hospitals Leuven)

Associate Professor & Scientific Coordinator Clinical Nutrition



  • Clinical nutrition
  • Obesity and obesity-related diseases
  • Diet & lifestyle interventions in the context of primary and secondary prevention as well as treatment option of chronic diseases
  • Health/nutrition based interventions at population and patient level
Other activities
  • Board Member of the Belgian Nutrition Society
  • Board Member of the Flemish Society of Clinical Nutrition
  • Co-Chair Task Force on Dietary Intake and Exposure (ILSI Europe)
  • Member Task Force on Nutrient Intake Optimisation (ILSI Europe)
  • Member of the working group on Food-Based Dietary Guidelines of the Belgian Superior Health Council
  • Board Member KU Leuven LFoRCe (Leuven Food Science and Nutrition Research Centre)
  • Associate Editor of Clinical Nutrition ESPEN
  • Associate Editor of Frontiers in Nutrition
  • Associate Editor of Frontiers in Nutrition
  • Editor in Chief of Food Science & Law


Christophe Matthys profile

Christophe Matthys