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DEPARTMENT OF INFECTION & IMMUNITY
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NextImmune - PhD training program
DEPARTMENT OF ONCOLOGY
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Canbio - PhD training program
DEPARTMENT OF POPULATION HEALTH
Scientific Advisory Board
Methodology and Statistics
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Working with LIH
Crédit d’impôt recherche
Bringing Natural Killer cells to the tumour battlefield
nk cells, melanoma, bassam janji, autophagy
Natural Killer (NK) cells, lymphocytes of the innate immune system with strong cytotoxic activity, play a major role in the immune response against tumours.
November 09, 2017
Well-attended National PhD Welcome Day
phd welcome day, open science conference, open access, phd candidates
On 26th October 2017 took place the 2nd edition of the National PhD Welcome Day gathering more than 100 first-year PhD candidates based in Luxembourg.
November 06, 2017
Inform to prevent: Second RETRACE report on injuries and accidents in Luxembourg
Accidents and intentional injuries are one of the major causes of death, hospital admissions and disabilities in Luxembourg and worldwide.
November 03, 2017
Intensive training on the optimisation of evidence from clinical trials
From 16th to 19th October 2017, on the initiative of Prof Stephen Senn, Head of LIH’s Competence Centre for Methodology and Statistics, two training sessions...
November 02, 2017
FNR Award for “Outstanding Scientific Publication” for Dr Mahesh Desai
On 27th October, the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) held the ninth edition of the FNR Awards on the Belval campus in Esch-sur-Alzette.
October 31, 2017
Dr Ulf Nehrbass appointed as LIH's new CEO
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Dr Ulf Nehrbass, founder, CEO and Scientific Director of Ksilink in Strasbourg, has taken over the general management of LIH.
October 27, 2017
Medical Research Day: young generation meets Luxembourg’s biomedical scientists
medical research day, clincal research
The third edition of the Medical Research Day (Journée de la Recherche Médicale) was held at the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (CHL) on 18th October 2017.
October 25, 2017
A European project to improve treatment outcomes for Glioblastoma patients
luxembourg institute of health, glioblastoma, simone niclou, gliotrain, marie skłodowska-curie actions
LIH is part of a doctoral research and training programme on brain tumours supported by the EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Programme.
October 09, 2017
CLINNOVA kick-off: towards a Centre of Excellence in Digital Health and Personalised Healthcare
luxembourg institute of health, clinnova, h2020 teaming, digital health, personalised healthcare
A consortium coordinated by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) has been successful in Phase 1 of the H2020 programme TEAMING.
October 06, 2017
Having a fish allergy does not mean that you need to avoid eating fish
luxembourg institute of health, fish allergy, annette kühn, allergology
So far, the general recommendation for those with a fish allergy has been to completely abstain from eating fish.
October 05, 2017
Monitoring the treatment of HIV-infected infants in West Africa
luxembourg institute of health, carole devaux, antiretroviral treatment, monod trial, hiv
LIH participated to a large phase III clinical trial, the MONOD ANRS 12026 study that was recently completed after having run for over five years.
September 28, 2017
New sports medicine study: Good running shoes, fewer injuries?
luxembourg institute of health, sports medicine, running shoes, laurent malisoux, injury risk
What is the link between running shoes and injury risk?
September 21, 2017
Handball Congress gathered international sports medicine experts in Luxembourg
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On Saturday 16th September 2017 took place the Handball Congress “Medical and Training Aspects in Handball” .
September 19, 2017
A link between migration status and depression burden in Luxembourg
luxembourg institute of health, depression, maria ruiz, migration status
Scientists from LIH’s Department of Population Health conducted a nationwide study to estimate the prevalence of depression in Luxembourg.
September 14, 2017
LIH cooperates with IBLA Luxembourg on research in food production and nutrition
luxembourg institute of health, food production, organic agriculture, torsten bohn, ibla
LIH and IBLA -“Institut fir Biologësch Landwirtschaft a Agrarkultur Luxemburg a.s.b.l." recently formalised their cooperation by signing an agreement.
September 12, 2017
Prof Romain Seil nominated to the Scientific Committee of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute
luxembourg institute of health, rizzoli orthopaedic institute, romain seil
In July 2017, Prof Romain Seil was nominated to the Scientific Committee of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute in Bologna, Italy.
August 25, 2017
RNA in exosomes from cancer cells subverts the immune system
luxembourg institute of health, jérôme paggetti, etienne moussay, exosomes, cll
In chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL), cancer cells are able to manipulate the surrounding cells to their own benefit by the release of exosomes.
August 23, 2017
Passing the mark of 1000 participants for the cardiovascular health study ORISCAV-LUX2
luxembourg institute of health, oriscav-lux2, cardiovascular health, ala'a alkerwi
LIH’s Department of Population Health is currently conducting the second wave of the ORISCAV-LUX study.
August 23, 2017
Estimating the global prevalence of hepatitis C infection
luxembourg institute of health, carole devaux, hcv, hepatitis c
Scientists from LIH contributed to a worldwide and a European study on hepatitis C prevalence conducted by large consortia.
August 23, 2017
Clinical and Applied Virology research group hosted three scientific visitors
luxembourg institute of health, judith hübschen, virology, microbiology for development
During the first half of 2017, three trainees from underprivileged countries benefitted from travel grants to do parts of their research work at LIH.
August 02, 2017