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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
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
NextImmune PhD retreat 2019: insights into hot immunology topics
nextimmune, immunology, phd candidates, markus ollert, pride
The second scientific retreat of the Doctoral Training Unit (DTU) NextImmune took place at the Alvisse Parc Hotel in Luxembourg from 7th to 9th May 2019.
June 26, 2019
Philanthropy supporting cancer research
cancer research, philanthropy, oncolytic virus, virotherapy, antonio marchini
The Laboratory of Oncolytic Virus Immuno-Therapeutics (LOVIT) at LIH’s Department of Oncology received a generous private donation.
June 20, 2019
Affiliated Professorships with University of Luxembourg
ulf nehrbass, laetitia huiart, university of luxembourg, park-qc, e-health
Prof Ulf Nehrbass, CEO of LIH, and Prof Laetitia Huiart, Director of the Department of Population Health, have been appointed as affiliated professors.
June 06, 2019
Restoring the anti-tumour immune response - a new research project funded by the Cancer Foundation
fondation cancer, actin response, breast cancer, clément thomas
Luxembourg’s Cancer Foundation supports a new research project from LIH that aims to evaluate the effectiveness of targeting a new mechanism in cancer cells.
June 03, 2019
Cancer cells are quick-change artists adapting to their environment
Until now, researchers have assumed that the growth of solid tumours originates from cancer stem cells characterised by specific surface markers.
May 29, 2019
Merging business intelligence with biology
business intelligence, cytometry, antonio cosma, national cytometry platform
In November 2018, Dr Antonio Cosma joined LIH as the new Head of the National Cytometry Platform.
May 23, 2019
Successful EDEG conference: new perspectives for diabetes prevention and patient care
edeg, diabetes, gloria aguayo, prevention, treatment
From 11th to 14th May, diabetes research and care was put at the forefront in Luxembourg.
May 22, 2019
New pilot study: a step towards personalised cancer therapy?
functional profiling, ulf nehrbass, cancer therapy, glioblastoma, nano-spheroids
Cancer cells exhibit great genetic diversity, even within tumours of a patient.
May 16, 2019
Global Burden Study: obesity rising faster in rural areas than in cities
obesity, public health, bmi, alkerwi
LIH contributed to a worldwide public health study published in Nature in May 2019.
May 15, 2019
Does protein intake improve the bioavailability of carotenoids?
carotenoid, nutrition research, torsten bohn, mohammed iddir
LIH launches CAROPROT, a new study in nutrition research with healthy volunteers.
May 13, 2019
Leukaemia research supported by a donation from Plooschter Projet
plooschter projet, leukaemia, tumour microenvironment, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, etienne moussay
The Luxembourgish non-profit association Plooschter Projet supports a research project from LIH’s Department of Oncology.
May 10, 2019
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