Didier Serteyn is graduated doctor in veterinary medicine from the University of Liege in 1982 and obtained his PhD in 1989. As full Professor of equine anesthesia, surgery and intensive care, he is the head of the equine clinic of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and recently recognised as a diplomate of the “European College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation”. His applied research activities have brought essential knowledge in pathologies such as myopathy, laminitis, colic but also orthopedic developmental (osteochondrosis) and degenerative pathologies (osteoarthritis).
The themes of more fundamental research are related to mitochondrial dysfunction, inflammation and regenerative medicine. He is author or co-author of more than 250 scientific papers published in peer-reviewed journals and 3 patents transferred to spin-off companies.
Didier Serteyn is the founder of RevaTis, a spin-off company of the University of Liege dedicated to cell therapy and veterinary regenerative medicine.