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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
LIH coordinates the clinical phase of an innovative orphan drug in European sites
luxembourg institute of health, vision-dmd, vamorolone, duchenne muscular dystrophy, ciec
VISION-DMD is an EU-US collaborative Horizon 2020 project which aims to advance the clinical development of the orphan drug vamorolone.
March 27, 2017
The Cancer Foundation supports a project on cancer virotherapy of a newly created research group at LIH
luxembourg institute of health, antonio marchini, oncolytic virus, virotherapy, cancer foundation
The Cancer Foundation funds a research project that allows the optimal launch of a new research group created at LIH’s Department of Oncology.
March 09, 2017
Luxembourg’s injury surveillance system rated excellent and sustainable
luxembourg institute of health, injury surveillance, retrace, dritan bejko, bridge-health
Accidents and intentional injuries are one of the major causes of death, hospital admissions and disabilities in Luxembourg.
March 07, 2017
FNR and LIH support Luxembourg research project on rare disease
luxembourg institute of health, rare disease day, good syndrome, jacques zimmer, fnr
28th February 2017 marks the 10th international “Rare Disease Day”. The day serves to raise awareness around the research on rare diseases.
February 28, 2017
LIH and LNS cooperate on doctoral training
luxembourg institute of health, laboratoire national de santé, canbio, doctoral training
In December 2016, LIH and the “Laboratoire national de santé” (LNS) signed a bilateral agreement to collaborate on the training of PhD candidates.
February 27, 2017
LIH contributes to an important worldwide study on blood pressure with national data
luxembourg institute of health, blood pressure, ncd-risc, ala'a alkerwi
Hypertension is the most important risk factor for cardiovascular disorders and chronic kidney disease.
February 01, 2017
Specialised training to accompany people with mental disorders for their professional reinsertion
luxembourg institute of health, mental disorders, laurence fond-harmant, spsm
Mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders or schizophrenia affect about one third of Europe’s population.
January 30, 2017
Retrospective 2016: LIH’s highlights of the year
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2016 was a scientifically successful year for LIH, which pursued its mission to generate and translate research knowledge in the biomedical field.
January 24, 2017
Strengthened research activities in neuro-oncology and neurodegenerative diseases with FNR PEARL Chair Prof Mittelbronn
luxembourg institute of health, michel mittelbronn, pearl chair, neuropathology
Beginning of January 2017, renowned neuropathologist Prof Michel Mittelbronn joined the Laboratoire national de santé (LNS).
January 23, 2017
Erasmus+ Award for a multinational project coordinated by LIH
luxembourg institute of health, laurence fond-harmant, erasmus+ award, mental health of the elderly
On 19th December 2016, Dr Laurence Fond-Harmant was awarded an “Erasmus+ Strategic Project” trophy.
January 16, 2017
Advancing brain tumour research with preclinical MRI studies
luxembourg institute of health, in vivo imaging, mri
Research on pre-clinical animal models is an essential step in the testing of new treatments.
January 11, 2017
Funding for three collaborative research projects by the Personalised Medicine Consortium
luxembourg institute of health, pmc, personalised medicine, mahesh desai, jonathan turner, simone niclou
The Personalised Medicine Consortium (PMC) aims to build new collaborations and foster synergies between clinicians and researchers from Luxembourg.
December 16, 2016
National PhD Welcome Day: welcoming our young scientists
luxembourg institute of health, national phd welcome day, luxembourg
On Wednesday 7th December 2016, the very first edition of the National PhD Welcome Day took place in Luxembourg-City at the Neumünster Abbay.
December 09, 2016
LIH researchers in touch with the public at the Researchers’ Days 2016
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The Researchers’ Days, organised by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) on 2nd and 3rd December 2016 were again a great success.
December 05, 2016
Interview with Dr Gunnar Dittmar, new Head of LIH’s Proteome and Genome Research Unit
luxembourg institute of health, gunnar dittmar, proteome and genome research
On 1st October 2016, Dr Gunnar Dittmar was appointed as Head of the Proteome and Genome Research Unit in LIH’s Department of Oncology.
November 30, 2016
Well-attended Life Sciences PhD Days at the University of Luxembourg
luxembourg institute of health, university of luxembourg, egle danileviciute, life sciences phd days
The Life Sciences PhD Days 2016, organised by PhD candidates of the University of Luxembourg, took place at the Maison du Savoir on the Belval Campus.
November 29, 2016
FNR CORE funding for three research projects at LIH
luxembourg institute of health, fnr core, torsten bohn, jonathan turner, clément thomas
The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) supports multi-annual thematic research programs with its central funding instrument CORE.
November 25, 2016
DNA methylation: Small epigenetic changes may have serious health effects
luxembourg institute of health, fleur leenen, jonathan turner, dna methylation, epigenetic changes
The “Immune Endocrine and Epigenetics” research group at LIH’s Department of Infection and Immunity published a review that summaries our current ...
November 22, 2016
High-fibre diet keeps gut microbes from eating the colon's lining and protects against infection
luxembourg institute of health, high-fibre diet, fibre-deprived diet, mahesh desai, gut microbiome
A human gut microbiota deprived of dietary fibre compensates the lack of nutrients by degrading the mucus barrier that lines the intestinal wall..
November 18, 2016
Assessing national healthcare needs: LIH and the Ministry of Health established the "Carte Sanitaire 2015"
luxembourg institute of health, carte sanitaire 2015, anne-charlotte thomas, hospital planning
In September 2016, the Ministry of Health presented a new bill on hospital planning whose content is based on a detailed hospital inventory.
November 14, 2016