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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 - 22.02.2020
Greet Cardon on GRAY:
Greet Cardon on GRAY: "We’re going to knock on a lot of doors, to get more funding for research into ageing, ánd to get ageing on the agenda."

Health - 31.01.2020
Ebola vaccination trial in DR Congo in full force

Health - 30.01.2020
Malaria treatment study in school-aged children

Health - 28.01.2020
Coronavirus: what you have to know about the disease

Health - 31.12.2019
Ebola vaccination trial in DR Congo in full force

Health - 30.12.2019
Malaria treatment study in school-aged children

Pharmacology - Health - 16.12.2019
KU Leuven and VIB announce new spin-off Augustine Therapeutics to fight neuromuscular diseases

Health - 13.12.2019
The importance of politcal communication during COVID-19

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
Note on COVID-19

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.

Pharmacology - Health - 01.12.2019
CRIG-researchers are granted 5 million euro by 'Kom op tegen Kanker' 2019
CRIG-researchers are granted 5 million euro by ’Kom op tegen Kanker’ 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.

Health - Social Sciences - 07.06.2019
UAntwerp conducts site feasibility visit in DR Congo for Ebola vaccination trial

Health - 27.05.2019
Ebola vaccination trial in DR Congo

Health - 23.05.2019
2nd ICP North Workshop

Health - Pharmacology - 01.04.2019
UAntwerp and partners fight against antibiotic resistance

Health - 29.03.2019
Apples, core stability and yoga to support the Ghent University team at Levensloop 2019
Apples, core stability and yoga to support the Ghent University team at Levensloop 2019

Health - 17.03.2019
"My WOW goes to..."

Health - 24.02.2019
Join Levensloop and help us save lives!
Join Levensloop and help us save lives!

Health - 14.02.2019
ECO Animal Health and Ghent University sign poultry vaccine development licensing deal

Health - 23.12.2018
2nd ICP North Workshop

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.

Health - 15.10.2018
Visit Thai princess: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will be example for new faculty

Life Sciences - Health - 14.09.2018
European scoop: opening research center cryo-electron microscope

Health - 05.09.2018
New technology improves diagnosis after brain scan
Introduction: University of Antwerp leading major European project to increase MRI scan efficiency. Radiologists have been using MRI brain scans for years.

Health - 29.08.2018
Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy

Health - Life Sciences - 25.06.2018
T-cell leukaemia: cancer cells take advantage of ’survival protein’
Cancer researchers have shown that some patients with T-cell leukaemia produce too much of the BCL-2 protein.

Health - 07.06.2018
GPs more cautious when prescribing antibiotics
Introduction: New reimbursement rules make GPs more cautious when prescribing antibiotics. UAntwerp's iCAREdata project shows immediate impact of stricter conditions.

Health - 28.05.2018
ICP North Workshop

Life Sciences - Health - 25.05.2018
KU Leuven presents the Leuven Brain Institute

Health - Economics - 22.04.2018
Deans elected in all faculties

Life Sciences - Health - 19.04.2018
"Neck or back pain? Move without worries!"
The extensive study was published in this week's edition of the leading scientific journal JAMA Neurology.

Health - Administration - 10.04.2018
Kickstart of Malaria Project in Peruvian Amazone

Health - Innovation - 28.03.2018
Spin-off Oxypoint successfully raises €3.8 million

Health - Innovation - 28.03.2018
New agreement strengthens links between universities in EU and UK despite Brexit

Life Sciences - Health - 20.03.2018
Natural sniper kills hospital bacterium
Microbial geneticists at KU Leuven have unravelled how a specific type of protein eliminates the hospital bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Health - Economics - 09.03.2018
Camel-IDS, a spin-off company of VUB, appoints Ruth Devenyns as CEO

Linguistics / Literature - Health - 02.03.2018
Dies Natalis Honorary Doctorates

Research Management - Health - 28.02.2018
Ghent University features 14 disciplines in top 100 of World University Ranking

Health - 26.02.2018
Global Health Institute at the EPITROP conference in Lima, Peru

Health - Life Sciences - 22.02.2018
The Australian government’s plan for the biocontrol of the common carp presents several risks
Belgian, English and Australian scientists are calling on the Australian authorities to review their decision to introduce the carp herpes virus as a way to combat the common carp having colonised the country's rivers.

Health - Environment - 15.02.2018
Morogoro virus may affect survival of its natural host
Introduction: This is counterintuitive to expectations: a negative effect of the virus on its host potentially diminishes its own spreading capability. To understand and predict the spread of infectious diseases from animal hosts to humans, it is essential to know how parasite transmission relates to host density.

Health - Politics - 15.02.2018
New publication on the Human Right to Health and Global Politics

Health - 08.02.2018
Genital mutilation in women