Alexandre Persu

Hypertension Clinic Belgium

Alexandre Persu is in charge of the Hypertension Clinic at the Université catholique de Louvain (Cardiology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels). He has shown a long lasting interest for drug-resistant, secondary and genetic forms of Hypertension.  With  Prof. Jan A Staessen (University of Leuven), he was at the origin of the European Network COordinating research on Renal Denervation (ENCOReD). He coordinates the European/International Fibromuscular Dysplasia Initiative and Registry. He is currently secretary of the Belgian Hypertension Committee and Coordinator of the European Society of Hypertension Working Group Activities. He has co-authored more than 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals.