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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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Spending Christmas in Antarctica

Press release                On 1 December, a team of glaciologists and climate researchers from ULB, UCLouvain and the University of Colorado will head for the Antarctic. On the agenda is the second field campaign...
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Six universities join forces to form a new leading...

Press release Creating a European university alliance that places academic innovation as well as the links between research and teaching at the heart of its project, is the ambition of six universities with shared strengths and aspirations: UCLouvain (Belgium), Université Paris...
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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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