2 WELRI investigators, Ana Beloqui Garcia and Alessandro Parente, have been awarded an ERC POC to explore the innovative potential of the results generated by their respective ERC Starting grants.
Laurent Nguyen has been awarded an ERC Synergy Grant and the Audacious Medical Grant, which will enable his laboratory to pursue research into the complex mechanisms underlying normal and pathological brain development.
A new paradigm for the preparation of high added value organic compounds combining quantum chemistry, artificial intelligence and microfluidic synthesis in order to maximize yields and limit waste.
Discovery of a new role for the Maged1 gene in cocaine dependence, independent of the reward circuit generally associated with drug addiction.
The WEL Research Institute team wishes you a joyful holiday season and an excellent year 2024!
SlyB, a protein found in the outer membrane of certain bacteria, plays a crucial role in protecting the bacteria from dying when facing stress. This fundamental discovery paves the way for potential applications in antimicrobial research.
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.