Catholic University of Louvain

Catholic University of Louvain

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L’Université catholique de Louvain (en latin Universitas catholica lovaniensis, en néerlandais Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) est une université fondée en 1834 à Malines par les évêques de Belgique, et scindée depuis 1968 (affaire de Louvain) en deux établissements séparés par la frontière linguistique: l’Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), université francophone multisite, qui a des sièges notamment à Louvain-la-Neuve (province du Brabant wallon), à Mons et Tournai (province du Hainaut), et à Woluwe-Saint-Lambert et Saint-Gilles (région de Bruxelles-Capitale) en Belgique ; La Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL), université néerlandophone, dont le siège se trouve à Louvain (province du Brabant flamand) en Belgique.

Health - Oct 6
In brief: Patrice Cani (UCLouvain) and Claude Knauf (INSERM) have discovered a 'jammer' that blocks communication between the gut and the brain, thus preventing proper regulation of sugar and causing insulin resistance in people with diabetes They also discovered that a lipid produced by our body helps prevent this dysfunction and regulate sugar level, thus mitigating diabetes and intestinal inflammation.
Health - Sep 11

In brief: Sophie Lucas (UCLouvain de Duve Institute) and her team succeeded in neutralising a molecule that blocks the immune system against cancer UCLouvain scientists discovered that this new immunotherapy increases the action of another well-known but not always effective immunotherapy, and that it makes tumour regression possible This very promising discovery in the fight against cancer is published in the prestigious scientific journal Nature Communications Journal article:

Health - Jul 9

Circle U., the alliance of UCLouvain, Aarhus University, the University of Belgrade, Humboldt University of Berlin, King's College London, the University of Oslo, and the University of Paris, has just been selected by the European Commission to be one of the 41 alliances of European universities that will redraw the lines of European higher education.

Environment - Jun 22
Environment

The first-of-its-kind study by UCLouvain and Stanford researchers reveals that subsidies for the planting of commercially valuable tree plantations in Chile resulted in the loss of biologically valuable natural forests and little, if any, addition

Health - Jun 8

Objective: increase COVID-19 screening capacity throughout Europe via a mobile, fast and flexible method

Health - Jul 16

According to UCLouvain research conducted in collaboration with WHO, Stanford University, and Harvard Medical School, measles vaccination is taking a back seat to the fight against Covid-19 120 million children are at risk of not being vaccinated this year in poor countries, where Covid-19 claims far fewer victims than measles The study was publ

Innovation - Jun 30

University of Louvain (UCLouvain) created , through its technology transfer office Sopartec, a new European university fund of ¤32m, VIVES Inter-University Fund

Life Sciences - Jun 22
Life Sciences

As humanity fights against the coronavirus, the battle against antibiotic resistant bacteria continues Scientists at UCLouvain have succeeded in capturing unique images of protein soldiers that help bacteria resist drugs.

Health - May 13

To form metastases, cancer cells must be able to migrate. But cancer cells are connected to each other by 'Velcro'. University of Louvain (UCLouvain) researchers have discovered that certain cancer cells manage to suppress this 'Velcro' effect so that they can migrate more easily. It's a mechanism called endocytosis.




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