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Covid-19 vs measles: 120 million children at risk

  According to UCLouvain research conducted in collaboration with WHO, Stanford University, and Harvard Medical School, measles vaccination is taking a back seat to the fight against Covid-19. 120 million children are at risk of not being vaccinated this year in poor countries,...
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Circle U. joins ‘European Universities’ initiative

  Circle U., the alliance of UCLouvain, Aarhus University, the University of Belgrade, Humboldt University of Berlin, King’s College London, the University of Oslo, and the University of Paris, has just been selected by the European Commission to be one of the 41 alliances of...
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COVID-19

UCLouvain’s mobile laboratory sent to Piedmont

  The University of Louvain (UCLouvain) and the European Space Agency (ESA) are joining forces to deploy a mobile laboratory capable of testing front-line screening teams: doctors, nurses, volunteers, police, civil protection actors. First destination: Piedmont, Italy, which has...
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Alexia Autenne, new General Administrator of UCLouvain

  On October 1, Professor Alexia Autenne will succeed Dominique Opfergelt as General Administrator of UCLouvain. Alexia Autenne is a Professor at the Faculty of Law and Criminology and a Research Associate at the FNRS. After studying at UCLouvain and the University Cambridge,...
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"Velcro" on cancer cells

  To form metastases, cancer cells must be able to migrate. But cancer cells are connected to each other by ‘Velcro’. University of Louvain (UCLouvain) researchers have discovered that certain cancer cells manage to suppress this ‘Velcro’ effect so that they can migrate...
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