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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
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
Prof Dirk Brenner receives STS Science Award 2018 for his immunometabolism research
dirk brenner, signal transduction society, science award 2018, immunometabolism
Prof Dirk Brenner, Principal Investigator at LIH, was honoured with the Science Award 2018 by the Signal Transduction Society (STS).
December 03, 2018
Microglia react distinctively during inflammation
microglia, alessandro michelucci, carole sousa, inflammation, cns
LIH researchers conducted a pioneering study to unravel the genetic programs that are triggered upon inflammation in microglia.
November 27, 2018
National PhD Welcome Day 2018: Integrating Luxembourg’s young researchers
national phd welcome day, phd welcome day 2018, science communication, doctoral candidates
On 22nd November 2018, the third edition of the National PhD Welcome Day gathered over 110 doctoral candidates who recently started their PhD in Luxembourg.
November 26, 2018
Fascinating brain immune cells: spotlight on microglia
microglia, norlux, alessandro michelucci
LIH contributed to the edition of a research topic-specific issue of Frontiers in Immunology that was published in September 2018.
November 21, 2018
Winning double - research project on combinatorial cancer immunotherapy supported by Cancer Foundation
fondation cancer, cancer foundation, combinatorial immunotherapy, bassam janji, breast cancer
The Luxembourg Cancer Foundatioun “Fondation Cancer” finances a project of the Laboratory of Experimental Cancer Research at LIH.
November 20, 2018
Prof Simone Niclou elected to the EANO Executive Board
eano, simone niclou, cancer research, executive board
On 15th October 2018, Prof Simone Niclou has been elected to join the Executive Board of the European Association of Neuro-Oncology (EANO).
November 13, 2018
PhD Days 2018: Gathering the PhD community in life sciences
phd days, university of luxembourg, neha patil, marina wierz, yolanda pires
The 2018 edition of the PhD Days at the University of Luxembourg attracted roughly 100 doctoral candidates in life sciences.
November 07, 2018
A biomarker panel to quantify lncRNAs linked to cardiac disease
cardiac disease, firalis, yvan devaux, lncrna, cardiolinc
Researchers from LIH’s Cardiovascular Research Unit identified more than 3000 cardiac-enriched long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) in peripheral blood samples.
November 05, 2018
Actin cytoskeleton remodelling protects tumour cells against immune attack
clément thomas, antoun al absi, breast cancer, actin response, actin cytoskeleton
Cancer cells have evolved multiple escape strategies to circumvent the body’s immune defences such as the attack by Natural Killer (NK) cells.
October 24, 2018