Medicine and Life Sciences

Life Sciences - Jun 27
Older people have trouble understanding speech, even if their hearing is fine. That's one of the conclusions of a new study by the Research Group Experimental Oto-rhino-laryngology (ExpORL) of KU Leuven. The results underline the importance of tests to measure if people with seemingly normal hearing have really understood a message.
Pharmacology - Jun 12

A team of researchers led by KU Leuven virologist Johan Neyts have discovered a new feature of so-called picornaviruses that may allow for the development of new antiviral medications for the common cold, polio, and other illnesses.

Life Sciences - Jun 3

A collaborative study between the University of Antwerp and McGill University allows PET scanning on animals without the use of anesthesia. Have you ever spent half an hour trying to take the best photo of your pets but they won't stay still in the perfect angle? This is also true for small animal imaging research using positron emission tomography (PET).

Life Sciences - Jun 11

Predicting what someone's face looks like based on a DNA sample remains a hard nut to crack for science. It is, however, getting easier to use such a sample to filter the right face from a face database, as an international team led by KU Leuven has shown.

Life Sciences - May 8

5 Flemish universities reveal innovative state-of-the-art biotech research No less than 25 technologies in drug screening, therapy development, MedTech, digital health and AI will be showcased or pitched by the five Flemish universities at Europe's leading life sciences conference in Ghent.

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Life Sciences - 10.07
Postdoctoral position, Bio-informatics Universiteit Antwerpen
Health - 04.07
PhD position, Urinary biomarkers in oncology Universiteit Antwerpen
Health - 28.06
Full-time Postdoctoral Scientist position Université libre de Bruxelles
Environment - 25.06
PhD position, Wildlife Ecotoxicology Universiteit Antwerpen
Life Sciences - 12.06
PhD Candidate University of Ghent