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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
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
Japanese delegation from RIKEN-IMS visited Luxembourg’s biomedical research centres
markus ollert, ulf nehrbass, riken-ims, tregbar, lcsb
Representatives of the renowned Japanese RIKEN Centre for Integrative Medical Sciences (RIKEN-IMS) visited Luxembourg from 24th to 26th September 2018.
October 15, 2018
Review on RNAi/CRISPR screening: All you need to know before starting a genetic screen
rnai, crispr, genetic screen, simone niclou, anna golebiewska, anne schuster
In research, genetic screens are powerful tools to reveal genes responsible for specific biological functions.
October 02, 2018
Tackling Alpha-Gal allergy: kick-off of FNR CORE project with Germany
christiane hilger, alpha-gal, allergology, irgal
A bilateral research project between LIH and German partners, supported by the CORE funding scheme of the FNR, was successfully launched on 2nd August 2018.
September 28, 2018
Reflecting on 30 years of research and paradigm shifts around the major house dust mite allergen
andy chevigné, house dust mite, molecular allergology, der p 1, alain jacquet
Der p 1, a cysteine protease from the house dust mite that can cause allergy, was the very first allergen to be identified by biologists.
September 27, 2018
LIH publishes its Annual Report 2017
annual report, clinnova, ulf nehrbass, translational research, annual report 2017
LIH is pleased to present its Annual Report 2017. New leadership, strategic reorientation, important project starts, scientific discoveries…
September 19, 2018
ATTRACT fellow Dr Johannes Meiser: setting up a new research group to study cancer metabolism
johannes meiser, cancer, cell metabolism, norlux, fnr attract
On 1st September 2018, LIH welcomed Dr Johannes Meiser as new junior group leader.
September 11, 2018