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Double discovery in immunotherapy

RESEARCH - PRESS RELEASE Belgian research groups from the UCLouvain and WELBIO, VIB and Ghent University, and the biotechnology company argenx elucidated the three-dimensional structure of an assembly of proteins operating on cells that dampen immune responses. They also discovered how an...
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UCL discovers a bacterial shield against the immune system

UCL Research - press release A major discovery at UCL in the fight against bacterial infections: Jean-François Collet and his team have discovered a new protein, CnoX, which plays a major role in defending bacteria against our immune system. Thanks to this discovery, UCL researchers...
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University of Louvain and Wageningen University launch...

Press release A-Mansia is the latest co-spin-off from the University of Louvain (UCL) and Wageningen University. It aims to develop Akkermansia-based products. Three years from now, a first nutritional supplement will become available, based on a gut bacterium called Akkermansia,...
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Bacteria = problem but also the solution

UCL Research – press release Johann Mignolet, post-doctoral researcher in the laboratory of the professor Pascal Hols, did a major breakthrough on bacterial behavior during his researches at UCLouvain (Life Sciences Institute). He discovered that a bacterial inhabitant of the human gut...
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Unique agreement between UCL and NATO

UCL education - press release On 23 January 2018 UCL and NATO headquarters in Brussels signed a cooperation agreement in the field of translation. The objective is to facilitate the entry into the workforce of UCL translation students via internships and workshops commissioned by NATO...
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