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DEPARTMENT OF INFECTION & IMMUNITY
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NextImmune - PhD training program
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Working with LIH
Crédit d’impôt recherche
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
First INTER FNR-DFG grant for LIH for a research project in oncology
etienne moussay, b cell lymphoma, extracellular vesicles
The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) committed funding to more than 20 bi- and multilateral projects via its INTER scheme in 2017.
February 06, 2018
Retrospective 2017: highpoints for LIH
retrospective, personalised medicine, ulf nehrbass
LIH made numerous important contributions to biomedical science in 2017.
February 01, 2018
Autophagy as potential target against glioblastoma
autophagy, glioblastoma, atg9a, anna golebiewska, norlux
Glioblastoma is a highly aggressive brain tumour against which existing treatments are largely inefficient.
January 23, 2018
Insights into the metabolic disorder in IDH-mutant gliomas
idh mutation, glioma, fred fack
Researchers from LIH’s Department of Oncology characterised in depth the metabolic landscape of glial tumours carrying an IDH mutation.
January 17, 2018
Pelican grants for PhD candidates to support training and mobility in brain cancer research
pelican grant, glioblastoma, matthieu gobin, mohamad sarmini, andrés cano
Andrés Cano Galiano and Matthieu Gobin, PhD candidates at LIH’s Department of Oncology, are two of the successful applicants for the Pelican Grant 2017.
January 15, 2018
Winners of the “Pump Prime” grant announced at the PMC retreat
pmc, personalised medicine, brice appenzeller, annette kuehn, allergen-derived peptides
For the seventh time, Luxembourg-based researchers and clinicians met on 4th December 2017 for the annual retreat of the Personalised Medicine Consortium (PMC).
January 04, 2018
Life Sciences PhD Days 2017, an unmissable event for PhD candidates
phd days 2017, university of luxembourg, antoun al-absi, torkia lalem
This year’s PhD Days of the Doctoral School in Science and Engineering were again a great success.
December 20, 2017
First INTER ANR funding for LIH for a research project in epigenetics
inter anr, jonathan turner, epigenetics, epigenetic changes, dna methylation
In September 2017, the FNR announced the bilateral research projects that will be funded jointly by FNR and the “Agence Nationale de la Recherche” (ANR).
December 19, 2017
AFR funding and poster prize for PhD candidate Amy Parrish
amy parrish, afr, gut microbiome, mahesh desai
Amy Parrish, first-year doctoral candidate at LIH’s Department of Infection and Immunity, was selected to receive an AFR grant from the FNR.
December 18, 2017