Fruit and vegetable intake prevents risk of type 2 diabetes
Dr Guy Fagherazzi from the LIH Department of Population Health (DoPH) contributed to an international cohort study aiming to investigate the link between plasma vitamin C and carotenoids with the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Students of the Luxembourg Tech School support COVID-19 efforts
On Friday July 31st, the Luxembourg Tech School (LTS) granted the sum of EUR 1,000 to Prof Markus Ollert’s team at the Luxemburg Institute of Health (LIH), in support of the its COVID-19 vaccine development activities. The donation was made by two young students, who had been awarded the sum as the second prize of the LTS ‘GameDev Challenge 2020’.
IT Helpdesk Technician - HP0820
The IT Helpdesk Technician will be responsible for theassistance of the IT Manager with the operational management of the LuxembourgInstitute of Health computing equipment (installation & maintenance of PCs,servers and software) and the managementof the network and support users in their daily activities
Project Manager - IC0820
The Project Manager will be responsible for the generalmanagement of an EDCTP (European & Developing Countries Clinical TrialsPartnership) project starting on the 1st of January 2021. Working with the Scientific Coordinator of the project and the European Projects Coordinator, the Project Manager will monitor the consortium and will facilitate its general functioning in conformity with the terms of the Consortium Agreement. The tasks of the Project Manager will be related to organisational, administrative, financial and legal management of the project.
[Press release] End of the first phase of the COVID-19 large-scale testing
The first phase of the COVID-19 large-scale testing campaign ended on Monday, July 27. By the end of the first phase, an almost full use of the testing capacity has been observed, with up to 16,000 tests performed per day.
Clinical Research Associate (CRA) - MA0720
The Clinical Research Associate work at LIH’s Clinical and Epidemiological Investigation Center. She/He will: Coordinate clinical research projects according to the protocol, budget and fixed timelines; Supervise and assist regulatory submissions to health authorities including the national research ethics committee; Support private sponsors, researchers and investigators from other research institutions or hospitals in the set up and conduct of clinical research projects; Ensure compliance with the applicable legal, administrative and regulatory requirements; Provide specific expertise and know-how in clinical research; Provide support to safety reporting and adverse events reporting; Monitor clinical trials and guarantee the quality of the scientific data collected during the study.
Luxembourg’s Rotary Clubs support COVID-19 research
In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 4 Rotary Clubs of the Grand Duchy joined forces in support of Luxembourg’s research on the novel coronavirus, raising a special fund. The selected project is NEUTRACOV, led by Dr. Danielle Perez Bercoff at the LIH Department of Infection and Immunity (DII), which received a generous donation of EUR 30,000 from the Rotary Clubs on June 19th.
Parkinson’s disease and the gut microbiome
The Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) and its Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg (IBBL) collaborated with the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg on the elucidation of the functional implications of gut microbiome alterations associated with Parkinson’s disease (PD).