medicine and life sciences

Pharmacology - Feb 10
The lab of professor Xavier Saelens (VIB-Ghent University) is quickly mobilizing to try to find a treatment for the viral infection caused by the corona virus. Since the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak was reported by China in December 2019, the number of confirmed cases of the virus is increasing rapidly, with cases now reported in 28 countries.
Health - Jan 29

Biomedical scientists at KU Leuven have discovered that a defect in the ATP13A2 gene causes cell death by disrupting the cellular transport of polyamines. When this happens in the part of the brain that controls body movement, it can lead to Parkinson's disease.

Health - Jan 21

Researchers from KU Leuven and University Hospitals Leuven have managed to engineer living implants in the lab by mimicking how bone tissue is created in an embryo. The technology paves the way for bone-regenerating tissue implants created on an industrial scale using 3D bioprinting.

Health - Jan 23

In brief  (18 seconds of reading): Olivier Feron , a UCLouvain researcher, studies how cancer spreads through the body via metastasis His major discovery was that cancer cells multiply by using lipids as food.

Life Sciences - Jan 14

Bioscience engineers from KU Leuven in Belgium have developed a new antibacterial strategy that weakens bacteria by preventing them from cooperating. Unlike with antibiotics, there is no resistance to this strategy, because the non-resistant bacteria outnumber resistant ones.

Selected Jobs
Life Sciences - 20.02
PhD Candidate, Bio-informatician in computational protein modeling Universiteit Antwerpen
Health - 17.02
Gene Therapy Engineer - Vector Design Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Health - 17.02
PhD: neural tracking of speech via EEG in persons with aphasia Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Life Sciences - 17.02
Viral Capsid Engineer Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Health - 13.02
Post-Doctoral Position in Endothelial Cell Heterogeneity Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Environment - 11.02
Postdoctorale positie ’Climate-Smart Ecosystem Management’ - KU Leuven Campus Geel Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)

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