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DEPARTMENT OF INFECTION & IMMUNITY
Platforms & Technologies
NextImmune - PhD training program
DEPARTMENT OF ONCOLOGY
Platforms & Technologies
Project group PPM3
Scientific Advisory Board
Canbio - PhD training program
DEPARTMENT OF POPULATION HEALTH
Scientific Advisory Board
Methodology and Statistics
Research Knowledge Transfer Office
Quality, Health, Safety and Environment
Mission & Vision
Organisation / management
Working with LIH
Crédit d’impôt recherche
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
Vision of Department Head Prof Laetitia Huiart: improve health and change lifestyles
laetitia huiart, population health, clinical research, translational research, public health
LIH has a new director to lead its Department of Population Health - a cornerstone of the institute and its development towards translational research.
March 02, 2018
LIH participated in the DREAM Challenges
dream challenges, francisco azuaje, biomod, proteogenomics
Bioinformaticians at LIH’s Department of Oncology took part in the Proteogenomics challenge organised by the DREAM Challenges.
February 28, 2018
Two LIH researchers on scientific leave share their experience
danielle perez bercoff, tatiana michel, inter mobility
Dr Tatiana Michel and Dr Danielle Perez Bercoff, both principal investigators, had the opportunity during 2016 and 2017 to benefit from a scientific leave.
February 21, 2018
FNR CORE funding for five research projects at LIH
core funding, gunnar dittmar, christiane hilger, maria ruiz-castell, petr nazarov, yvan devaux
The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) supports multi-annual thematic research programmes with its central funding instrument CORE.
February 16, 2018
Multiannual framework agreement signed - new objectives for LIH
framework agreement, biomedical research, multiannual agreement, performance contract
On 25th January 2018, the new framework agreement for the period from 2018 to 2021 between LIH and the Luxembourg Government was signed.
February 13, 2018
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