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A bacteria likely to reduce the cardiovascular risks of...

Press release - University of Louvain research in world premiere In Brief : Patrice Cani, professor at UCLouvain, and his team conducted the first pilot study in humans to observe the impact of the bacteria Akkermansia (ingestion for 3 months), particularly...
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UCLouvain in top 15% of universities worldwide

Press release : UCLouvain recognition In brief : UCLouvain is ranked 167th in the 2019-20 edition of the QS ranking, and is the best French-speaking Belgian university. The ranking’s main finding? UCLouvain is recognised internationally for the...
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#WeChangeForLife

Press release inter-university1 IN BRIEF : WeChangeForLife: 256 researchers, specialists in issues related to environmental degradation, have changed their habits for the planet Why? Scientists have a duty to set an example: they must act according to...
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“Stop, do not eat fat anymore!”

Press Release – UCLouvain Research Obesity During fat ingestion, if everything works in our body, an enzyme from the intestine transmits to the brain (through the production of molecules) the message “stop, I am not hungry anymore”. This gut-brain axis maintains...
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Half a million for cardiovascular anomalies research

The first Generet Award, which was launched this year, has gone to Professor Miikka Vikkula (de Duve Institute – UCLouvain) for his research seeking a genetic explanation for vascular anomalies. Prof. Vikkula collected his prize on 6 December 2018 at a ceremony attended by, among others,...
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