Rémy L.M. Mostard, MD PhD 


He was born on July 31st 1978 in Susteren, The Netherlands. In 1996, he finished his secondary education at the Gymnasium of the College Sittard.

In the same year, he started his medical studies at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. During his studies, he completed an internship in Tropical Medicine at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Kigali, Rwanda. He obtained his MD magna cum laude in 2003. Subsequently, he worked as a resident at the Department of Pulmonary Medicine at the Atrium Medical Center, Heerlen, The Netherlands, where he started his training in Pulmonary Medicine in 2004. In 2008, he completed part of this training at the Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC), with a focus on interstitial lung diseases (ild care center prof. Dr. M. Drent). Since his registration as a pulmonologist in 2010, he has been working at the Zuyderland Medical Center, Heerlen/Sittard, with special interest in interstitial lung diseases. At the WASOG/BAL Conference in June 2011 in Maastricht, The Netherlands, he received the Award for Excellence in Sarcoidosis Research in the Netherlands. He defended his PhD thesis ‘Assessment of inflammatory activity in sarcoidosis successfully in 2012 (see: In 2013, he received the Research Award of the Dutch Sarcoidosis Patient Society. Since 2013, he is head of the center for interstitial lung disease in Zuyderland Medical Center. Furthermore, he is deputy trainer for registrars in pulmonology in this large teaching hospital. He is member of board of the section interstitial lung disease of NVALT (Dutch Thoracic Society). His main area of research interest is sarcoidosis and IPF.

Rémy Mostard is member of the WASOG executive Committee.