Laboratory Experimental Medicine and Pediatrics (LEMP) University of Antwerp
The Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine promotes and supports research within its divisions of Endocrinology, Gerontology and Geriatrics, Thoracic Surgery, Gastroenterology, Pneumology, and Hepatology. The department’s research aims to achieve a better understanding of human diseases and to discover better detection methods and treatments for disorders of the organ systems being studied.
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- Neuromodulation of the intestinal immune system
- Immunomodulation of afferent nerve function and visceral hypersensitivity
- Intestinal macrophage phenotyping
- Pathophysiology and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
- Pathophysiology of postoperative ileus
- Pathophysiology of gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Pathophysiology and treatment of achalasia
- Neuron-glial interactions in the ...
Basic (bio-) Medical Sciences Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Basic and applied biomedical research, and biomedical science-based higher education.
Hepatology KU Leuven
The labo of Hepatology studies pathophysiology and treatment of liver and pancreas diseases and metabolism.
Laboratory for Complex Genetics KU Leuven
The Laboratory for Complex Genetics works on the genetics of complex (multifactorial) disease, with a special focus on neurodegenerative disorders (Alzheimer’s disease), and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We employ a translational genetics approach in the context of specific clinical questions: (early) diagnosis, disease subtypes, disease progression, therapy options... Specifically we use data from large-scale genomic datasets (genotyping ...
Laboratory of cell biology and histology University of Antwerp
Laboratory of Molecular and Medical Oncology Vrije Universiteit Brussel
As part of the Oncology Research Center, the Laboratory for Medical & Molecular Oncology (LMMO) at the VUB Faculty of Medicine engages in several major research initiatives: to study pancreatic cancer biology (Prof. Dr. Ilse Rooman), to study cancer immunotherapy including autologous dendritic cell therapies (Prof. Dr. Bart Neyns) and to advance targeted therapies for cancer in genomically defined patients (personalized medicine, Prof. ...
Transplantation Research Group KU Leuven
The Laboratory of Abdominal Transplantation performs translational and clinical research in the area of kidney, liver, and intestinal transplantation. It has two main research focusses: (1) the optimization of organ preservation and reduction of ischemia-reperfusion injury, and (2) the promotion of graft acceptance after intestinal transplantation. The laboratory uses models of isolated organ perfusion, transplantation, and ischemia ...