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Health - Pharmacology - 26.07.2021
Majority favour Covid vaccination
Flemish are more positive about vaccine than Walloons; half of non-vaccinated people do not want to be vaccinated The Vrije Universiteit Brussel and VUB spin-off iCense conducted a survey among Belgians to find out people's reasons for choosing to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or not.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.06.2021
ETheRNA and VUB expand strategic collaboration to engineer next generation mRNA therapeutics with TetraMix
Extension to proven TriMix adjuvant technology intended to boost dendritic cell activation eTheRNA immunotherapies NV ('eTheRNA', Niel, Belgium ), a clinical-stage company developing mRNA-based immun

Campus - Health - 23.03.2021
EMOTION: Erasmus students at UNamur for a borderless training
They come from Albania, Bangladesh, Spain, Indonesia or Guatemala and have chosen UNamur to specialize in clinical research as part of the EMOTION Master.

Health - 10.03.2021
Studies impact of second lockdown on sleep
Fourfold increase in insomnia complaints - Skin hunger and Corona fatigue increase risk of complaints An international survey on sleep by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Brugmann Sleep Laborat

Health - Pharmacology - 26.01.2021
Belgian initiative for AI lung scan analysis in fight against COVID-19 goes European
Icovid is being rolled out across Europe and is on the OECD shortlist for AI initiatives against current and future pandemics The Belgian initiative icovid, which supports radiologists in the assessm

Campus - Health - 27.09.2020
Welcome Village: succesful warm welcome for the international students
Welcome Village: succesful warm welcome for the international students
During September, Ghent University received about 500 students in the Welcome Village at Home Vermeylen.

Health - 07.05.2020

Health - 04.05.2020
Professors and researchers model the expansion of the coronavirus in Belgium and project scenarios for tomorrow
Professors and researchers model the expansion of the coronavirus in Belgium and project scenarios for tomorrow
Accueil UNamur > Nouvelles > Professors and researchers model the expansion of the coro rus in Belgium and project scenarios for tomorrow On the initiative of the University of Namur, researche

Health - 23.04.2020
Update corona: take care of yourself and each other
Working in this manner, day by day, is an exceptional achievement. But we must not underestimate the toll on our mental wellbeing.

Health - 11.03.2020
UAntwerp leads COVID-19 taskforce
The University of Antwerp has launched Rapid European COVID-19 Emergency Research response (RECOVER), in collaboration with 9 international partners.

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 - 07.12.2019

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.

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.

Health - 23.05.2019

Health - 17.03.2019

Health - 23.12.2018

Health - 19.12.2018
Stress related responses regulate immune function
Natural killer T cells form a specialized immune cell that protects against a variety of diseases. This is because of their ability to make large amounts of cytokines, which act as major communicators between different cell types.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.12.2018
Half a million for cardiovascular anomalies research
The first Generet Award, which was launched this year, has gone to Professor Miikka Vikkula (de Duve Institute - UCLouvain) for his research seeking a genetic explanation for vascular anomalies.

Health - Life Sciences - 28.11.2018
Defective protein factories in disease: a double-edged sword of cell division
Ever since the 1960s, the medical world has wondered why some patients who suffer from illnesses resulting from inadequate cell division are much more susceptible to cancer which is conversely characterized by excessive cell division.

Life Sciences - Health - 07.11.2018
Nobel Prize winner John Gurdon: "Growing body parts is not science fiction"
Sir John Gurdon's ancestry at www.nobelprize.org could easily be mistaken for a crash course in English history.

Health - Life Sciences - 07.11.2018
Scientists taking up arms in the fight against silent killer HTLV-1
On 10 November, a team of international scientists will organise World HTLV Day, giving attention to a deadly virus no one's heard of. HTLV-1 hacks our genetic code and silently spreads amongst communities. It's estimated that worldwide twenty million people are infected. First discovered in 1978, the HTLV-1 virus has already claimed millions of lives.