Professor, Paediatric Rheumatologist, University Hospital UZ Leuven (BE)
Carine H Wouters is a pediatric rheumatologist working at Leuven University Hospital in Leuven, Belgium. She is head of the clinical department of pediatric rheumatology and immune-inflammatory diseases at the Leuven University Children’s hospital, and professor in Pediatrics at Leuven University. She currently is the executive board member for pediatric rheumatology in the European Reference Network for Rare Immune Deficiency, Autoimmune and Autoinflammatory diseases.

Her major research interests comprise systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis and macrophage activation syndrome (in collaboration with the research group of Immunobiology, Patrick Matthys, Leuven), autoinflammatory diseases (in collaboration with research group Genetics of Autoimmunity, Adrian Liston) as well as granulomatous inflammatory diseases in children with a special interest to Blau syndrome (in collaboration with Carlos Rose, Wilmington, US).