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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. His latest discovery, published in the scientific , is that lipid storage promotes cancer invasiveness A new drug currently being tested to treat obesity may also help fight metastasis Olivier Feron, a researcher at the University of Louvain (UCLouvain) Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research, seeks to understand how metastases form from a tumour.
Health - Jan 22

Herman Goossens (UAntwerp) is following the events closely to ensure health and security of European citizens.

Health - Jan 21

Oxytocin, often dubbed the 'love hormone', is known to promote social bonding. Researchers at KU Leuven have now discovered that administering oxytocin to adult men with autism makes them more open to close emotional bonds with others.

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.

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.


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Chemistry - 16.01.2020

Life Sciences - 09.01.2020

Microtechnics - 07.01.2020

Pharmacology - 23.12.2019

Administration - 14.12.2019

Linguistics / Literature - 10.12.2019
Ghent University block locaties
We made a list with a number of block locations. For those who want to study in silence, but still with other students...

Linguistics / Literature - 10.12.2019
Ghent University study locations
We made a list with a number of study locations. For those who want to study in silence, but still with other students...

Health - Life Sciences - 10.12.2019
ERC Consolidator Grant for cancer researcher Kim De Keersmaecker 
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded its Consolidator Grants. This year's recipients include cancer researcher and geneticist Kim De Keersmaecker from KU Leuven.

Health - 05.12.2019
"Staff shortages lead to more deaths"
UAntwerp research links lower nurse staffing to higher hospital mortality. A new study by researchers from UAntwerp has found that the number of nurses working on a hospital ward affects the mortality rate of the patients in their care.

Linguistics / Literature - 02.12.2019

Civil Engineering - 26.11.2019

Social Sciences - 25.11.2019

Health - 21.11.2019
Genetic research declares war on liver cancer
UZA/UAntwerp researchers can predict who will develop disease years in advance Liver cancer is often diagnosed too late, as a cure is only possible in the early stages of the disease.

Academic Rankings - 20.11.2019
23 Ghent University researchers are in a citation ranking
This year, Ghent University has 23 researchers with Highly Cited status. Two more than last year, and no less than half of all frequently quoted scientists associated with Flemish universities. The list is classified by discipline, but there is also a cross-field category.

Linguistics / Literature - 18.11.2019

Environment - 30.10.2019

History / Archeology - 23.10.2019

- 22.10.2019

Law - 21.10.2019

Life Sciences - Administration - 11.10.2019
First ERC Synergy Grant for KU Leuven
First ERC Synergy Grant for KU Leuven
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded its Synergy Grants. Neuroscientist Rufin Vogels is the first researcher at KU Leuven to receive one.

Innovation - 08.10.2019
Trial access for Science & Technology journals
Science and Technology journals from publisher Taylor and Francis temporarily available until the end of November In addition to the current, existing access at Taylor & Francis there will be trial access to the journals from the Science & Technology collection until the end of November.

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