IT Helpdesk Technician - HP0721
To assist our IT department in its day to day activities, we are currently looking for an IT Helpdesk Technician.
Biobank Technician - KB0821
The Biobank Technician is responsible for proper reception, processing, efficienttracking, optimal storage, logistics, handling and documentation of samples forprojects managed at IBBL. Under the supervision of the Head of Biorepository,he/she is also responsible for maintaining the related laboratory areas, theirtidiness and functionality in compliance with quality system requirements
[Press release] Advancing the treatment of Parkinson’s disease
The Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) and the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (CHL) announce the launch of “SCOL” (Study of Continuous Oral Levodopa), a unique international clinical trial aiming to assess the safety, tolerability and efficacy of the new DopaFuse System for the continuous oral delivery of levodopa to better treat the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. The clinical trial, which is being conducted concomitantly in Italy, Spain and Luxembourg, has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of this common neurodegenerative disease by facilitating drug delivery and reducing side effects.
Post-Doctoral Researcher in Epidemiology & Physical activity - LM0821
The Physical Activity, Sport and Health (PASH) research group aims to improve knowledge on the beneficial effects ofphysical activity on individuals’ health with and without disease and of anyage, as well as on the mechanisms leading to the development of sports injury.
Researcher/Research Engineer in Bioinformatics - MO0821
LIH is looking for a highly motivated candidate with strong expertise in bioinformatics, multi-omics data analysis and data integration. The focus will be to support current research demands of all LIH departments mostly in the field of immunology and immune-related diseases. The candidate should have a strong background in the analysis and interpretation of RNA/DNA next-generation sequencing or/and methylation data. Overall, the candidate should be able to demonstrate knowledge of algorithmic and statistical concepts in Biology and Biomedicine as well as scientifically validated data analysis software.
Enabling precision cardiometabolic disease prevention through artificial intelligence
Researchers from the LIH Department of Population Health (DoPH) and from the LIH Quantitative biology Unit (QBU) leveraged advanced artificial intelligence and machine-learning approaches to classify a sample of individuals representative of the Luxembourgish population into distinct risk groups, paving the way towards more targeted strategies for the prevention of cardiometabolic diseases at a population level. The findings were published on August 6th 2021 in the Nature Portfolio journal “Scientific Reports”.
Making large-scale health data analysis a reality
The Luxembourgish National Cancer Registry (RNC) at LIH joined the consortium of the European Health Data & Evidence Network (EHDEN). The LIH team, which involves the RNC, the IT eXpertise in Health Data (IT-X-HD) and the Deep Digital Phenotyping Research Unit of the LIH Department of Population Health (DoPH), as well as the IT company Information Technology for Translational Medicine (ITTM), secured a cross-disciplinary grant for a duration of 12 months to accelerate the standardisation of clinical data.
Clinical Research Nurse in Infectious Diseases - JYF0721
The Clinical Research Nurse will : Assist the investigator and the medical team at all stages of the studies in infectious diseases (hepatitis national plan); Organise the research protocol with drug users and participate in data collection and management; Ensure the coordination of the activities on the different partners’ sites (CHL, Abrigado, Jugend- an Drogenhëllef…); Coordinate patients’ clinical monitoring in collaboration with the CHL; Carry out nursing related activities as stated in the clinical research protocol; Provide specific expertise and know-how in the follow-up of active drug users; Ensure compliance with the legal, administrative and regulatory obligations; Assist the CIEC nurse team with studies in different therapeutic areas than infectious diseases (oncology, neurology, public health, etc.), if required.