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DEPARTMENT OF INFECTION & IMMUNITY
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NextImmune - PhD training program
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Crédit d’impôt recherche
Tumour-inducing capacity found in sleeping cancer cells
tumour-inducing capacity, senescence, lymphoma, gunnar dittmar
A ground-breaking study involving LIH was published in Nature in December 2017.
February 08, 2018
First INTER FNR-DFG grant for LIH for a research project in oncology
etienne moussay, b cell lymphoma, extracellular vesicles
The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) committed funding to more than 20 bi- and multilateral projects via its INTER scheme in 2017.
February 06, 2018
Retrospective 2017: highpoints for LIH
retrospective, personalised medicine, ulf nehrbass
LIH made numerous important contributions to biomedical science in 2017.
February 01, 2018
Autophagy as potential target against glioblastoma
autophagy, glioblastoma, atg9a, anna golebiewska, norlux
Glioblastoma is a highly aggressive brain tumour against which existing treatments are largely inefficient.
January 23, 2018
Insights into the metabolic disorder in IDH-mutant gliomas
idh mutation, glioma, fred fack
Researchers from LIH’s Department of Oncology characterised in depth the metabolic landscape of glial tumours carrying an IDH mutation.
January 17, 2018
Pelican grants for PhD candidates to support training and mobility in brain cancer research
pelican grant, glioblastoma, matthieu gobin, mohamad sarmini, andrés cano
Andrés Cano Galiano and Matthieu Gobin, PhD candidates at LIH’s Department of Oncology, are two of the successful applicants for the Pelican Grant 2017.
January 15, 2018
Winners of the “Pump Prime” grant announced at the PMC retreat
pmc, personalised medicine, brice appenzeller, annette kuehn, allergen-derived peptides
For the seventh time, Luxembourg-based researchers and clinicians met on 4th December 2017 for the annual retreat of the Personalised Medicine Consortium (PMC).
January 04, 2018
Life Sciences PhD Days 2017, an unmissable event for PhD candidates
phd days 2017, university of luxembourg, antoun al-absi, torkia lalem
This year’s PhD Days of the Doctoral School in Science and Engineering were again a great success.
December 20, 2017
First INTER ANR funding for LIH for a research project in epigenetics
inter anr, jonathan turner, epigenetics, epigenetic changes, dna methylation
In September 2017, the FNR announced the bilateral research projects that will be funded jointly by FNR and the “Agence Nationale de la Recherche” (ANR).
December 19, 2017
AFR funding and poster prize for PhD candidate Amy Parrish
amy parrish, afr, gut microbiome, mahesh desai
Amy Parrish, first-year doctoral candidate at LIH’s Department of Infection and Immunity, was selected to receive an AFR grant from the FNR.
December 18, 2017
Cardiolinc™: a non-profit organisation to personalise treatment for cardiovascular disease patients
yvan devaux, cardiolinc, cardiovascular disease, clarissa pedrosa da costa gomes
Cardiolinc™, an international research network, was formally launched as a non-profit organisation.
December 15, 2017
Inaugural Retreat of NextImmune - Luxembourg’s Doctoral Training Unit in Immunosciences
nextimmune, markus ollert, immunosciences, pride
LIH is the coordinating institution for NextImmune, the doctoral research and training programme in next-generation immunosciences.
December 14, 2017
Dr Carole Devaux appointed as president of the Luxembourg AIDS Surveillance Committee
carole devaux, aids surveillance, ministry of health, hepatitis c, hiv
Dr Carole Devaux was nominated to be the new president of the Luxembourg Surveillance Committee for AIDS, Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
December 13, 2017
Luxembourg at the centre of molecular allergology: 300 allergy experts came together at ISMA 2017
isma 2017, eaaci, markus ollert, allergy, allergology
The 7th edition of the International Symposium on Molecular Allergology (ISMA) was held from 9th to 11th November at the European Convention Centre Luxembourg.
December 07, 2017
Three LIH workshops at the Science Festival to check your health
science festival, ala'a alkerwi, body composition, physical functioning, cognitive performance
Attracting over 10,000 visitors ever two years, the Science Festival is Luxembourg’s largest public event to promote science and research.
November 29, 2017
First CANBIO retreat: kick-off of the Doctoral Training Unit in cancer biology
canbio, simone niclou, cancer biology, doctoral training
LIH is coordinating the doctoral research and training programme CANBIO in oncology.
November 27, 2017
ISO 9001 certification for the National Cytometry Platform
iso 9001, national cytometry platform, coralie guérin
Following an external audit, LIH was able to successfully extend its ISO 9001:2008 certification scope to the National Cytometry Platform.
November 24, 2017
Using Big Data technology to achieve better outcomes for patients with blood cancers
harmony alliance, blood cancer, big data, guy berchem
LIH is an associate member of the HARMONY Alliance, a European Network of Excellence in Haematology.
November 23, 2017
European project IDeAl: Improving statistical methodology for small population clinical trials
small population, clinical trials, ideal
Over 30 million European citizens suffer from rare diseases with an incidence of fewer than five in 10,000 people.
November 15, 2017
Bringing Natural Killer cells to the tumour battlefield
nk cells, melanoma, bassam janji, autophagy
Natural Killer (NK) cells, lymphocytes of the innate immune system with strong cytotoxic activity, play a major role in the immune response against tumours.
November 09, 2017