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DEPARTMENT OF INFECTION & IMMUNITY
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NextImmune - PhD training program
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Working with LIH
Crédit d’impôt recherche
Three international scientific conferences brought to Luxembourg by LIH
nk meeting, edeg, eurosafe, juliette pertuy
This year, LIH will be the proud co-organiser of three international conferences in Luxembourg.
May 08, 2019
New insights on viral suppression in HIV-positive patients
hiv, functional cure, philipp adams, viral suppression, viral inhibition assay
Virologists underscored with a new study the effectiveness of CD8+ T lymphocytes in the control of HIV infection.
April 10, 2019
Dr Jacques Zimmer appointed full member of the Institut Grand-Ducal
jacques zimmer, institut grand-ducal, natural killer, inflammation
Dr Jacques Zimmer has been elected as full member of the Institut Grand-Ducal – Section des Sciences Naturelles, Physiques et Mathématiques.
April 09, 2019
First report on lung cancer care in Luxembourg
rnc, national cancer registry, lung cancer, nsclc, sophie couffignal
In Luxembourg, lung cancer accounts for 22% of all cancer deaths.
April 03, 2019
Antoun Al Absi awarded for his excellent PhD thesis by the Strasbourg Society of Biology
On 22nd March 2019, Dr Antoun Al Absi, was handed a prize for his outstanding PhD thesis by the “Société de Biologie de Strasbourg”
April 01, 2019
New triennial report on perinatal health
perinatal health, aline lecomte, pregnancy, prenatal health, caesarean section
On 1st March 2019, the Ministry of Health and LIH published the latest report on national perinatal health.
March 12, 2019
First Phase I clinical study conducted in Luxembourg
clinical study, ciec, phase i, chl, lung cancer
For the first time, the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (CHL) is taking part in a Phase I international clinical trial, involving as well LIH.
February 26, 2019
How the immune system “thinks” with acetylcholine
acetylcholine, dirk brenner, tak mak, vasodilation, t cells
T cells produce acetylcholine, classically known as a neurotransmitter in the brain, to be able to fight off viral infections.
February 25, 2019
Revision of consensus on biomarkers of alcohol consumption in hair
biomarker, alcohol consumption, soht, brice appenzeller, hair analysis
International experts in hair analysis gathered in Rome from 8th to 10th February 2019 in a meeting organised by the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT).
February 14, 2019
Launch of new LIH lecture series on e-health
guy fagherazzi, e-health, population health, laetitia huiart, digitosome
A brand new thematic lecture series is organised at LIH by the Department of Population Health.
February 06, 2019
Launch of a large health survey with Luxembourg residents
health survey, ehis, eurostat, health interview, maria ruiz
On 21st January 2019, the Ministry of Health announced the launch of a nationwide survey that will be conducted with LIH’s Department of Population Health.
January 24, 2019
Reprogramming the tumour immune landscape: new project funded by Cancer Foundation and FNR
fondation cancer, immunotherapy, immune checkpoint inhibitors, bassam janji, guy berchem
The Luxembourg Cancer Foundation “Fondation Cancer” and the Luxembourg National Research Fund are jointly funding a research project on cancer immunotherapy.
January 21, 2019
Supporting cancer research: Legs Kanning Prize awarded to Dr Jérôme Paggetti
legs kanning, jérôme paggetti, cancer research, leukaemia, action lions, vaincre le cancer
On 10th January 2019, Dr Jérome Paggetti, Principal Investigator at LIH, received the Legs Kanning Prize from the association Action Lions Vaincre le Cancer.
January 16, 2019
New hope for fish allergy sufferers: ray consumption can be safe
annette kuehn, thornback ray, fish allergy, cartilaginous fish, parvalbumin
Fish allergy is one of the most dangerous food allergies as it can cause potentially life-threatening symptoms such as anaphylactic shock.
January 11, 2019
Presenting TNF signalling: 19 ligands, 29 receptors, multiple effects in health and disease
tnf signalling, tumour necrosis factor, dirk brenner, catherine dostert, melanie grusdat
What did we learn over the past 30 years and what is our present knowledge on cell signalling involving the key pro-inflammatory cytokine TNF?
December 20, 2018
FNR CORE funding - three LIH research projects will tackle disease mechanism and treatment
core funding, bassam janji, dirk brenner, mahesh desai, disease mechanism
The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) finances multi-annual thematic research programs with its central funding instrument CORE.
December 19, 2018
Natural Killer cells in the spotlight - NK meeting 2019 taking place in Luxembourg
nk cell, nk meeting, natural killer cells, luxembourg, jacques zimmer
The 18th edition of the NK meeting dedicated to research on Natural Killer cells will be organised from 30th September to 3rd October 2019 in Luxembourg.
December 18, 2018
Connecting the public with science at the Researchers’ Days
researchers’ days, science, research, science workshops
At this year’s edition of the Researchers’ Days on 30th November and 1st December 2018, around 6,500 visitors came to the Rockhal in Esch-sur-Alzette .
December 14, 2018
Pump Prime Fund Awardees announced at the PMC Retreat 2018
pmc, personalised medicine, feng he, pump prime fund, parkinson
On 10th December 2018, Luxembourg’s researchers and clinicians gathered at the 8th edition of the annual retreat of the Personalised Medicine Consortium (PMC).
December 12, 2018
Who is ‘at steak’? New detection method developed for red meat allergy
alpha-gal, red meat allergy, christiane hilger, basophil activation
With substantial involvement of LIH, a German-Luxembourgish research team has developed a new test for a rare allergy related to red meat consumption.
December 05, 2018