Mr Davy Vanden Broeck

Visiting Professor


Davy Vanden Broeck holds a M.Sc. degree in Biochemistry from the University of Antwerp. In 2007, he also obtained a PhD from the University of Antwerp in the field of molecular biology at the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences. Currently, Dr. Vanden Broeck is senior researcher at the ICRH Belgium, lecturer at the University of Nairobi and associated post-doctoral researcher at the University of Antwerp. Furthermore, he has been involved in reproductive health research for over 5 years, both in Belgium and in Kenya. Dr. Vanden Broeck was member of the Senior Management of ICRH Kenya and was laboratory manager in ICRH Mombasa (Kenya).

His research focuses on human papilloma virus (HPV) and related cervical cancer. In this capacity, he has been involved in various projects and he has been the supervisor of PhD/MSc dissertations and responsible for a number of projects in the same field.

Publications of Davy

2022 Analytical and clinical performance of extended HPV genotyping with BD Onclarity HPV Assay in home-collected first-void urine : a diagnostic test accuracy study

Severien Van Keer, Ardashel Latsuzbaia, Davy Vanden Broeck, Philippe De Sutter, Gilbert Donders, Jean Doyen, Wiebren A. A. Tjalma, Steven Weyers, Marc Arbyn, Alex Vorsters

2022 Clinical performance of the RealTime High Risk HPV assay on self-collected vaginal samples within the VALHUDES framework

Ardashel Latsuzbaia, Davy Vanden Broeck, Severien Van Keer, Steven Weyers, Wiebren A. A. Tjalma, Jean Doyen, Gilbert Donders, Philippe De Sutter, Alex Vorsters, Eliana Peeters, Marc Arbyn

2022 HPV testing of self-samples : influence of collection and sample handling procedures on clinical accuracy to detect cervical precancer

Marc Arbyn, Ardashel Latsuzbaia, Philip E. Castle, Vikrant V. Sahasrabuddhe, Davy Vanden Broeck

2021 Cervical cancer screening using HPV tests on self-samples : attitudes and preferences of women participating in the VALHUDES study

Helene De Pauw, Gilbert Donders, Steven Weyers, Philippe De Sutter, Jean Doyen, Wiebren A. A. Tjalma, Davy Vanden Broeck, Eliana Peeters, Severien Van Keer, Alex Vorsters, Marc Arbyn

2021 Clinical and analytical evaluation of the RealTime High Risk HPV assay in Colli-Pee collected first-void urine using the VALHUDES protocol

Severien Van Keer, Eliana Peeters, Davy Vanden Broeck, Philippe De Sutter, Gilbert Donders, Jean Doyen, Wiebren A. A. Tjalma, Steven Weyers, Alex Vorsters, Marc Arbyn

2021 Development and validation of a wart-associated human papilloma virus genotyping assay for detection of HPV in cutaneous warts

Nina Redzic, Ina Benoy, Davy Vanden Broeck, Johannes Bogers

2021 Mothers of adolescent girls and Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination in Western Kenya

Hillary Mabeya Mirera, Jack Odunga, Davy Vanden Broeck

2020 Efficacy of AV2-Salicylic acid combination therapy for cutaneous warts : study protocol for a single-center randomized controlled trial

Nina Redzic, Ina Benoy, Davy Vanden Broeck, Johannes P. Bogers

2019 Type-specific human papillomavirus prevalence, incident cases, persistence, and associated pregnancy outcomes among HIV-infected women in Kenya

Joseph Vyankandondera, Sammy Wambua, Eunice Irungu, Kishorchandra Mandaliya, Marleen Temmerman, Claire Ryan, Yasmin Mohamed, Davy Vanden Broeck, Rita Verhelst, Matthew Chersich, Stanley L├╝chters

2019 Performance of OncoE6 (TM) Cervical Test in detecting cervical precancer lesions in HIV-positive women attending an HIV clinic in Bujumbura, Burundi : a cross-sectional study

Zacharie Ndizeye, Sonia Menon, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden, Catherine Sauvaget, Y. Jacquemyn, Johannes Bogers, Ina Benoy, Davy Vanden Broeck

2019 Prevalence and genotype-specific distribution of human papillomavirus in Burundi according to HIV status and urban or rural residence and its implications for control

Zacharie Ndizeye, Davy Vanden Broeck, Ramokone Lisbeth Lebelo, Johannes Bogers, Ina Benoy, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden

2019 Using the VALGENT-3 framework to assess the clinical and analytical performance of the RIATOL qPCR HPV genotyping assay

I Benoy, Lan Xu, Davy Vanden Broeck, M. Poljak, A. Ostrbenk Valencak, Marc Arbyn, Johannes Bogers

2018 Knowledge and practices of general practitioners at district hospitals towards cervical cancer prevention in Burundi, 2015 : a cross-sectional study

Zacharie Ndizeye, Davy Vanden Broeck, Heleen Vermandere, Johannes Bogers, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden

2018 Uptake of three doses of HPV vaccine by primary school girls in Eldoret, Kenya : a prospective cohort study in a malaria endemic setting

Hillary Mabeya, Sonia Menon, Steven Weyers, Violet Naanyu, Emily Waleghwa Mwaliko, Elijah Kirop, Omenge Orango, Heleen Vermandere, Davy Vanden Broeck

2018 Human papilloma virus infection in HIV-infected women in Belgium : implications for prophylactic vaccines within this subpopulation

Sonia Menon, Rodolfo Rossi, Ina Benoy, Johannes Bogers, Davy Vanden Broeck

2018 Human papillomavirus prevalence and breast carcinogenesis : a systematic review and meta-analysis of published literature

Kasper Favere, Sonia Menon, Kristi Valentine, J. Bogers, Davy Vanden Broeck

2018 Time has come to include Human Papillomavirus (HPV) testing in sperm donor banks

C. E. Depuydt, G. G. G. Donders, L. Verstraete, Davy Vanden Broeck, J. F. A. Beert, G. Salembier, E. Bosmans, N. Dhontt, I Van Der Auwera, K. Vandenborne, W. Ombelet

2018 VALHUDES : a protocol for validation of human papillomavirus assays and collection devices for HPV testing on self-samples and urine samples

Marc Arbyn, E Peeters, I Benoy, Davy Vanden Broeck, Johannes Bogers, P De Sutter, G Donders, W Tjalma, Steven Weyers, K Cuschieri, M Poljak, J Bonde, C Cocuzza, FH Zhao, S Van Keer, A Vorsters

2018 Validation of intra- and inter-laboratory reproducibility of the Xpert HPV assay according to the international guidelines for cervical cancer screening

Ajmal Akbari, Davy Vanden Broeck, Ina Benoy, Elizaveta Padalko, Johannes Bogers, Marc Arbyn

2017 Factors associated with HIV testing among men who have sex with men in Western Kenya : a cross-sectional study

Sylvia Shangani, Violet Naanyu, Ann Mwangi, Heleen Vermandere, Ethan Mereish, Andrew Obala, Davy Vanden Broeck, John Sidle, Don Operario