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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 PhD candidate made 39 inspiring encounters at the 2018 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
nobel laureate meeting, davide franchina, dirk brenner, lindau
Meeting a Nobel laureate is special. Seeing dozens of them at once is stunning …and only possible at the yearly Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany.
August 13, 2018
Outstanding PhD findings: actin remodelling drives tumour cell immune evasion
antoun al absi, clément thomas, breast cancer, actin cytoskeleton, nk cells
Antoun Al Absi has carried out a four-year PhD project at LIH studying the role of the actin cytoskeleton in breast cancer cell resistance to NK cells.
August 10, 2018
Lecture series in biomedical research: stimulating closing lecture on entrepreneurship
lecture series, biomedical research, entrepreneurship, sandrine logerot, kits
The LIH lecture series “Biomedical Research: from discovery to patients” was closed with an inspiring session on entrepreneurship on 29th June 2018.
July 18, 2018
CARES, a new research project on sexually transmitted diseases treatment in Africa
carole devaux, markus ollert, cares, hiv, sexually transmitted diseases
On 28th June 2018, the Minister of Cooperation and Humanitarian Action, Mr Romain Schneider, signed an agreement with LIH for an operational research programme.
July 12, 2018
“Espoir en tête” donation for brain research from the Rotary Club Luxembourg
espoir en tête, rotary club luxembourg, sabrina fritah, simone niclou
For the sixth time, the Rotary Club Luxembourg gave donations for brain research in the framework of its initiative “Espoir-en-tête”.
July 10, 2018
LIH’s science communication ingenuity applauded at the European Communication Summit
ecs2018, juliette pertuy, science communication, lih science quest
From 13th to 14th June 2018, professionals in communication from all over Europe gathered at the European Communication Summit (ECS) in Berlin, Germany.
June 21, 2018
LIH researcher receives medal in Japan for excellent contributions to research on intestinal microbiology
mahesh desai, intestinal microbiology, tissier, microbiome, bifidus foundation
Prof Mahesh Desai, Principal Investigator, has been honoured with the “Dr Tissier’s medal” by the Japanese Bifidus Foundation.
June 18, 2018
How do the tiny friends and foes in our intestine communicate with us?
microbiome, mahesh desai, mareike neumann, gut
A high-profile review published by LIH researchers sheds more light on this question: How does the gut microbiome interact with our intestinal mucosal barrier
June 15, 2018
A new treatment against river blindness: LIH contributed to clinical trials for moxidectin
moxidectin, ivermectin, michel vaillant, river blindness, clinical trials
LIH’s Competence Centre for Methodology and Statistics has been involved in the Phase III trial of a new drug against the parasitic disease onchocerciasis.
June 12, 2018
Highlight of LIH’s Biomedical Research Lecture Series: Personalised medicine with patient involvement
rejko krüger, sandrine lavallé, parkinson, patient involvement, lecture series
Since 2017, LIH’s Research Knowledge Transfer Office is running the Lecture series “Biomedical research – from discovery to patients”.
May 02, 2018
LIH develops artificial antibodies that boost immune defences against cancer
immunotherapy, carole devaux, xavier dervillez, complement, artificial antibodies
Researchers from LIH have developed innovative artificial antibodies for cancer immunotherapy.
April 23, 2018
State visit: LIH was part of the Luxembourg delegation in France
state visit, laetitia huiart, manon gantenbein, catherine larue
From 19th to 21st March 2018, Their Royal Highnesses the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg were invited to France for a state visit.
April 18, 2018
Efficient control of leukaemia with treatment by dual immune-checkpoint blockade
cll, immune checkpoint, immunotherapy, marina wierz, etienne moussay, jérôme paggetti
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) is a haematological malignancy that originates in the blood-forming cells of the bone marrow.
April 17, 2018
Associating frailty to cardiovascular disease and mortality
frailty, frailty scores, gloria aguayo, cardiovascular disease, cancer
Frailty is common in elderly people with cardiovascular disease and goes along with elevated mortality.
April 09, 2018
Funding from Lions Club Luxembourg for a research project on lung cancer
lung cancer, ppm, victoria el khoury, egfr inhibitors, drug resistance
Dr Victoria El Khoury and Prof Rolf Bjerkvig from LIH's Department of Oncology were granted funding by “Action LIONS Vaincre le Cancer”.
April 06, 2018
LIH researchers report the current knowledge on immune-metabolism in two prestigious reviews
immune-metabolism, davide franchina, dirk brenner
The Experimental and Molecular Immunology research group at LIH’s Department of Infection and Immunity recently issued two review articles in Cell press.
April 05, 2018
Creation of LuxGen: a sequencing centre for Luxembourg
gunnar dittmar, luxgen, sequencing centre, ngs, luxembourg
To accelerate biomedical research in Luxembourg, LIH and the “Laboratoire national de santé” (LNS) teamed up to create LuxGen, a national sequencing centre.
March 28, 2018
LIH Science Quest - the lay public on a scientific mission
lih science quest, juliette pertuy
From 23rd to 25th February, LIH held a large science-promoting event, the first of its kind in Luxembourg.
March 27, 2018
Translating innovative research results for the benefit of society
rkto, research knowledge, business development, kits
LIH has been successful with the submission of a proposal for the Knowledge & Innovation Transfer Support (KITS) funding scheme of the FNR.
March 21, 2018
The Cancer Foundation supports a research project on glioma cell invasion
fondation cancer, simone niclou, glioma cell invasion, anne schuster, norlux
The Cancer Foundation (Fondation Cancer) funds a research project of the NorLux Neuro-Oncology Laboratory at LIH’s Department of Oncology.
March 12, 2018