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From petroleum to wood

Cost-efficient and more sustainable

17-Feb-2020

An interdisciplinary team of bio-engineers and economists from KU Leuven has mapped out how wood could replace petroleum in the chemical industry. They not only looked at the technological requirements, but also whether that scenario would be financially viable. A shift from petroleum to wood ...

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V-Bio Ventures invests in Augustine Therapeutics, a VIB and KU Leuven spin-off to fight neuromuscular diseases

06-Jan-2020

V-Bio Ventures announced its investment in Augustine Therapeutics, a new venture developing innovative therapeutics for patients suffering from Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. A spin-off of VIB and KU Leuven, Augustine raises a seed-round of 4.2 million euro with V-Bio Ventures, PMV, Advent France ...

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David Alsteens Receives 2019 Heinrich Emanuel Merck Award for Analytical Science

06-Sep-2019

Merck presented Professor David Alsteens (33), Catholic University of Louvain (UCLovain), Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium with the 2019 Heinrich Emanuel Merck Award for Analytical Science. The award ceremony took place during the analytical conference Euroanalysis at Istanbul University in ...

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New vulnerability found in major human viruses

Structural feature may lead to antivirals for the common cold, polio, and other pathogens

13-Jun-2019

Discovery of a new feature of a large class of pathogenic viruses may allow development of new antiviral medications for the common cold, polio, and other illnesses, according to a new study publishing June 11 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Rana Abdelnabi and Johan Neyts of the ...

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Ready-to-use recipe for turning plant waste into gasoline

26-Sep-2018

Bioscience engineers at KU Leuven, Belgium, already knew how to make gasoline in the laboratory from plant waste such as sawdust. Now the researchers have developed a roadmap, as it were, for industrial cellulose gasoline. In 2014, at KU Leuven's Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, ...

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Researchers identify phosphorylation process vital to cancer growth

17-Feb-2017

Scientists at VIB-KU Leuven have identified a new mechanism that impacts tumor growth. The typical lack of oxygen in tumors doesn't only stimulate proliferation, but also offsets the important role of the protein PHD2 as 'cancer cell killer'. A possible solution lies in blocking the enzyme ...

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Transporter of thyroid hormones crucial for embryonal brain development

07-Feb-2017

Thyroid hormones are very important for the development of the brain. And when the transporters of these hormones are not functioning properly, the consequences for the development of the cerebellum or 'the little brain' are very serious. These are the findings of a study by researchers from KU ...

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Presentation of the 2016 Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigator to Adrian Liston

This year’s research prize awarded by Eppendorf goes to Belgium

08-Jun-2016

In 2016, Eppendorf AG, the Hamburg life science company is presenting its research prize for the 21st time. The independent Eppendorf Award Jury chaired by Prof. Reinhard Jahn selected Prof. Adrian Liston (Group leader at VIB Translational Immunology Lab, University of Leuven, Belgium) as the ...

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Brain cells divide the work to recognize bodies

29-Apr-2016

Specific regions of the brain are specialized in recognizing bodies of animals and human beings. By measuring the electrical activity per cell, scientists from KU Leuven, Belgium, and the University of Glasgow have shown that the individual brain cells in these areas do different things. Their ...

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Genetic cause found for loss of beta cells during diabetes development

29-Mar-2016

New research by Dr. Sylvie Lesage, scientist at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital (CIUSSS- East Montreal) and associate research Professor at University of Montreal has discovered that a common genetic defect in beta cells may underlie both known forms of diabetes. Worldwide, 400 million people ...

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