Prof. Laura Labriola completed her training in Internal Medicine and Nephrology at Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium in 2005. She also spent a year at Charité, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany. Currently she is a Nephrology staff member at Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, where she is in charge of the in-center hemodialysis unit and the nephrology consultations for patients hospitalized in other units. She authored or co-authored more than 60 scientific papers (a.o. in NDT, AJKD, ClinJASN, Semin Dial, PLOS One and other journals). Her topics of interest are clinical outcomes in Hemodialysis, with focus on vascular access (with especial interest on prevention and treatment of vascular-access related infections) and transmission of infections in hemodialysis units, and Clinical Nephrology. She is a member of the ERBP working group devoted to vascular access. She is a reviewer for scientific journals, especially NDT.