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Priority research topics
Department of Infection and Immunity
Department of Oncology
Department of Population Health
Clinical and Epidemiological Investigation Centre (CIEC)
Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg (IBBL)
Methodology and Statistics
Quantitative Biology Unit
Transversal Translational Medicine (TTM)
Business Development Office
Mission & Vision
Discovery of a link between diabetes and frailty in elderly people
gloria aguayo, frailty, diabetes, healthy ageing
A new study carried out by LIH has shown that people with diabetes aged more than 60 are frailer than people without diabetes.
November 12, 2019
Teenagers discovering medical sciences
medical research day, medical research, manon gantenbein, chl, clinical research
The successful 5th edition of the Medical Research Day (Journée de la Recherche Médicale) was held on 23rd October 2019 at the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg.
November 04, 2019
FNR Award for Outstanding Promotion of Science to the Public for LIH’s Science Quest
juliette pertuy, science quest, science communication, cancer, fnr awards
On Friday, 25 October 2019, the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) held the 11th edition of the FNR Awards Ceremony.
October 29, 2019
Cantabio Pharmaceuticals and LIH collaborate on the therapeutic targeting of DJ-1
feng he, cantabio, immune-associated, parkinson, alzheimer
The collaboration aims to explore the use of DJ-1-targeting small molecule drug candidates in immune-associated diseases.
October 23, 2019
Exchange on medical innovation and launch of inter-university partnership
vives, rejko krüger, laetitia huiart, belgian royal couple, university of luxembourg
On the occasion of the State visit of the King and Queen of the Belgians in Luxembourg, the fruitful
collaborations between the two countries were highlighted.
October 21, 2019
The therapeutic potential of natural killer cells on everyone's lips
nk2019, jacques zimmer, tatiana michel, markus ollert, natural killer cells
From 30th September to 3rd October 2019, close to 500 scientists from all over the world gathered at the 18th edition of the NK Meeting.
October 16, 2019
Europe no longer wants accidents and injuries
eu safety, eurosafe, dritan bejko, injury prevention, retrace, accident prevention
Are we safe from accidents and injuries in Europe?
October 15, 2019
LIH cancer researcher awarded for best preclinical oral presentation
eano, anna golebiewska, simone niclou, glioblastoma, cancer stem cells
A strong representation of the NorLux Neuro-Oncology Laboratory from LIH’s Department of Oncology was present at the 14th annual meeting of the EANO.
October 10, 2019
Life Sciences and Euron PhD Days
This year’s PhD Days, held from 23rd to 25th September on the Belval Campus, combined a traditional Life Sciences PhD Day with the Euron conference.
October 01, 2019
Boosting research in digital epidemiology and e-health
guy fagherazzi, e-health, digital epidemiology, digital health, population health
In June 2019, Dr Guy Fagherazzi was appointed Research Leader of the “Digital Epidemiology and E-health hub”, a new strategic position at LIH.
September 20, 2019
LIH and Tolerogenics collaborate on immune tolerance-promoting therapies
markus ollert, tolerogenics, immune tolerance, autoimmune disease, allergic disease
The Luxembourg-based biotech start-up Tolerogenics is developing novel immunotherapies based on the induction of immune tolerance.
September 17, 2019
Innovative approach that makes “cold” tumours “hot”
sprint bioscience, bassam janji, vps34, autophagy, immunotherapy
A recent news article in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery highlights innovative approaches aiming to improve the efficiency of cancer immunotherapy.
September 09, 2019
Luxembourg’s hepatitis C screening and care in drug users selected as example of best practice in Europe
world hepatitis day, carole devaux, hepatitis c, drug users
The World Hepatitis Day on 28th July is an opportunity to raise awareness on the disease and on research conducted in this area.
July 25, 2019
Luxembourg Parkinson’s Study funded with an additional six million euros
parkinson, ncer-pd, patient stratification, patient empowerment, rejko krüger
The Luxembourg National Research Fund has committed an additional six million euros to the National Centre for Excellence in Research on Parkinson’s Disease.
July 23, 2019
Bringing biomedical research closer to the patient: appointments to strategic positions
rejko krüger, simone niclou, guy berchem, translational medicine
LIH is currently refining its research strategy to focus more on translational research, placing patients and the population at the centre of its activities.
July 11, 2019
Top Japanese research consolidates ties with Luxembourg
riken-ims, lcsb, ulf nehrbass, outpost labs
Representatives of the Japanese RIKEN Institute, the University of Luxembourg and LIH have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 9th July 2019.
July 10, 2019
Biomarker identification for a better care of diabetic cardiomyopathy
diabetic cardiomyopathy, yvan devaux, biomarker identification, cardiateam
LIH is a partner in CARDIATEAM, a large translational research project funded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative IMI2.
July 09, 2019
LIH gut microbiome research as the cover story of a leading news magazine Der Spiegel
microbiome, mahesh desai, der spiegel, dietary fibre, markus ollert
Der Spiegel, published its latest cover story focussed on human gut microbiome research.
July 05, 2019
The Cancer Foundation supports a research project on a novel therapeutic protein for Glioblastoma
virginie neirinckx, simone niclou, glioblastoma, receptor tyrosine kinase, fondation cancer
The Cancer Foundation (Fondation Cancer) funds a research project on brain cancer at the NorLux Neuro-Oncology Laboratory in LIH’s Department of Oncology.
July 02, 2019
LIH allergology researchers distinguished at Europe's largest allergy conference
markus ollert, eaaci, allergology, christiane hilger
LIH was well represented at this year’s annual EAACI Congress to communicate on the successful projets in allergy research conducted in Luxembourg.
July 01, 2019