Etienne Cavalier is currently Professor of Clinical Chemistry at the University of Liege and Head of the Department of Clinical Chemistry of the University Hospital of Liege (CHU de Liège).
He graduated as Master in Pharmaceutical sciences in 1994 and Advanced Master in Clinical biology in 1999 from the University of Liege (Belgium), which allowed him to be recognized as a European Specialist in Laboratory Medicine (EuSpLM). In 2010, he obtained his PhD thesis at the University of Liege.
His current research topics are bone markers, vitamin D, PTH, vascular calcification markers, markers of acute kidney diseases, glomerular filtration rate (estimation, biomarkers), markers of frailty and sarcopenia, LC-MS/MS methods for steroids and peptides quantification.
Etienne Cavalier is the actual President of the Royal Belgian Society of Laboratory Medicine and is the Chairman of the IFCC-IOF Committee for bone markers. He is also member of the Board of the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Muskuloskeletal Disesaes (ESCEO) and of the Belgian Bone Club. He is member of the scientific advisory board of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and ESCEO as well as member of various Societies of Clinical chemistry, Nephrology and Endocrinology.
Professor Cavalier has also published more than 300 scientific papers in peer-reviewed Journals indexed on Pubmed and has written 8 books or chapter books.