Thomas Pardoen is the 2023 laureate of the « Grande Médaille » from the « Société Française de Métallurgie et de Matériaux » awarded in recognition of a major career in these fields.
Oncogenic mutations alone are not sufficient to induce cancer formation and other factors, such as the extracellular environment, influence the progression of cells expressing the oncogene towards invasive tumours.
Ana Beloqui Garcia is the winner of both the "FNRS Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Award" and "2023 Simonart Foundation prize ", in recognition of her research into an oral delivery method for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases.
Alban de Kerchove d'Exaerde's team solved a paradox concerning the exact organisation of neuronal activity in the striatum and the cellular mechanism by which it controls movements.
Fundamental and translational studies showing that blockade of netrin with NP137 decreased resistance to anti-cancer treatments by inhibiting the EMT, providing strong scientific rational to the on-going combination clinical trial with NP137.
L’équipe de Bernard Hanseeuw a identifié une piste vers un diagnostic d’Alzheimer fiable du vivant de la personne, alors qu’à ce jour, seule une autopsie permet de distinguer cette maladie des autres pathologies neuro-dégénératives.
The 2023 call for "WELBIO Investigator programmes" for fundamental research in the life sciences leading to applications in all fields of (bio)technology will open on 12 September 2023.
14 strategic research programmes in the fields of engineering sciences, chemistry and physics have been selected. The aim? To translate breakthrough innovation into applications that promote sustainable transition.
The year 2022 marked a turning point for our institute with the creation of its new technology department (WEL-T) and a growing societal and economic impact in health (WELBIO).
Congratulations to Philippe Denoël, Head of Vaccines External R&D at GSK, succeeding to Jean Stéphenne to the role of President of the Governing Board of the WEL Research Institute.