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Led by B2H, the CHU de Liège and the ULg have launched their collaboration with Janssen Pharmaceutica
The University of Liège (ULg), the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Liège, Janssen Pharmaceutica and Janssen-Cilag have signed on February 2nd a charter to launch their collaboration, aiming at strengthening their mutual competences in the setting-up and execution of multidisciplinary research projects and thus, accelerating patient access to medical innovations.
The objective is to promote the operational networking of academic, hospital and industrial expertise in five medical innovation domains:
Acceleration and optimization of clinical research through access to a pan-European project facilitating the exchange of data between research centers
Intensification of Phase I research of new drugs for cancer, type II diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis
Interdisciplinary collaboration and exchange of technological and scientific knowledge in drug development and production
Collaboration for improved patient outcome by (1) developing the innovative concept of home hospitalization as a form of oncological patient care and (2) improving the healthcare pathway of cancerous patients
Access to the JLINX investment and incubator model on the Janssen campus in Beerse
In collaboration with a team at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), researchers from GIGA-Neurosciences have discovered a new gene responsible for a seizure syndrome called juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME). This discovery was made as part of an international consortium that studies genetic abnormalities responsible for epileptic diseases. It is being published this week in
The LIGHTSHEET MICROSCOPY can deliver optical sections, 3D reconstructions and timelapse movies of whole sample volumes at subcellular resolutions. The fast scan speeds and low phototoxicity of the lightsheet allow to record the development of fluorescent transgenic animals over long time periods, such as zebrafish embryos. Alternatively 3D reconstructions of fixed whole organs or whole embryos,
The researchers discovered that this cellular dialogue controls the growth of the cerebral cortex and that its impairment leads a cortical malformation previously associated with autism in mice . Their results are published in the prestigious scientific journal Cell. The cerebral cortex contains excitatory and inhibitory interneurons. The former are produced locally and move by