[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg’s Covid-19 fight
Dr Guy Berchem (GB) is an oncologist and Director of Research at the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (CHL), having also recently been appointed Associated Medical Director at LIH. As a “clinician scientist” with dual expertise in both research and healthcare, Dr Berchem is currently playing a crucial role in the setup of clinical studies on Covid-19 in Luxembourg, in close collaboration with the Clinical and Epidemiological Investigation Centre (CIEC) at LIH.
#LIHTellMeWhy: explaining COVID-19 to children!
The Communication team at the Luxembourg Institute of Health is pleased to announce the launch of #LIHtellmewhy, an innovative initiative of catchy cartoons aiming to explain the COVID-19 situation to young children aged four to eight.
COVID-19: Where does it really come from?
Since the first outbreak of the novel pneumonia (COVID-19) in Wuhan (China), a lot of conjectures have been formulated as to the origin of the causative virus, SARS-CoV-2, which is the seventh coronavirus known to infect humans.
.Net Software Developer - DM0320
The IT-X-HD unit is a newly-formed team dedicated to providing IT and data analysis solutions for researchers and principal investigators (PIs) at LIH. By joining our team, you will be involved in projects concerning public health research and various other support activities for our national partners, e.g. the Ministry of Health. As the .Net Software Developer, you will be: Developing and maintaining IT solutions for the different projects submitted to the unit: epidemiological studies, national registries or any other projects; Working in close collaboration with the IT-X-HD team and the different support and platform teams to implement sustainable solutions; Proposing IT methods and IT solutions to implement team and business needs.
IT BI Developer - DM0320
The IT-X-HD unit is a newly-formed team dedicated to providing IT and data analysis solutions for researchers and principal investigators (PIs) at LIH. By joining our team, you will be involved in projects concerning public health research and various other support activities for our national partners, e.g. the Ministry of Health. As the IT BI Developer, you will be: Providing Ad Hoc reports and data analysis; Developing new or modifying existing data marts, and organizing data in data warehouse; Developing and modifying extraction, transformation and loading procedures (ETL) using SSIS packages; Proposing IT methods and IT solutions to implement team and business needs.
[Press Release] COVID-19: Research Luxembourg is mobilising
Research Luxembourg, a joint initiative of the main players in Luxembourg's public research sector, is mobilising its knowledge and its human and material resources to help address the challenge of COVID-19.
Three LIH projects to be supported by “Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships”
Postdoctoral fellows Amela Jusic, from the LIH Department of Population Health (DoPH), Marie Boudaud and Tomasz Uchanski, from the LIH Department of Infection and Immunity (DII), have been awarded financial support in the framework of the European Commission’s “Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships” funding scheme. The programme will back the scientists’ work on hypertension, receptor-chemokine interactions and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD).
Advancing proteomics through industrial collaborations
The ‘Proteomics of Cellular Signaling’ research group of the LIH Quantitative Biology Unit, led by Prof Gunnar Dittmar, has teamed up with Bruker Daltonics, a leading international manufacturer of mass spectrometers, to develop new applications for targeted proteomics on their new flagship mass spectrometer ‘TimsTOF Pro’. The goal of this collaboration, which saw the endowment of one of Bruker’s novel mass spectrometers to the research group, is to develop new targeted techniques to improve the measurement of diagnostic biomarkers for cancer and other diseases.
Defeating cancer in Luxembourg: Legs Kanning Prize 2019
On Tuesday, January 28th 2020, Dr Anna Golebiewska, Group Leader at the NORLUX Neuro-Oncology laboratory, and Dr Johannes Meiser, Group Leader of the Cancer Metabolism Group at LIH’s Department of Oncology, received the “Legs Kanning Prize” from the association “Action Lions Vaincre le Cancer”. The prize rewards the scientific achievement of researchers who devote their career to cancer research in Luxembourg.