Quantitative epidemiology

IRSS Bruxelles Woluwe

Leader : Niko Speybroeck

Four main components:

  • Morbidity assessment, both at the global and national levels
  • Monitoring the burden of disease
  • Quantification of the impact of interventions against health problems.
  • Advanced analytical approaches are used and developed. The team collaborates with national and international partners in many countries

Team :

Helen Byomire Ndagije, hndagije@nda.or.ug
Lisa Cavillot, PhD: Lisa.Cavillot@sciensano.be
Damien Delforge, PhD : damien.delforge@uclouvain.be
NIANG Khadim, PhD: khadim.niang@uclouvain.be
Cinzia Lanfredi Sophia, Researcher: lanfredi.cinzia@uclouvain.be
Niko Speybroeck, Promotor : niko.speybroeck@uclouvain.be
Hieu Truong, PhD: hieu.truong@uclouvain.be

Projects 2020-2024 :

  • Invasive pneumococcal disease among Vietnamese children under 5 years of age
    PhD-scholarship, 2020-2024.
    Hieu Truong, PhD
    Niko Speybroeck, Promotor
    With Pasteur's Institute in Vietnam
  • NITROPOL-BE - Impacts of nitrogen deposition in the natural environment on pollen allergy and respiratory infection outcomes in Belgium
    Project 2020-2024, Belgian Science Policy Office (Belspo)
    Catherine Magérus
    Niko Speybroeck, Promotor
    Valérie Hox, Principal Investigator
    Collaborations : Bruffaerts Nicolas (Sciensano), Devleesschauwer Brecht (Sciensano), Honnay Olivier (KU Leuven), Linard Catherine (UNamur), Schrijvers Rik (KU Leuven)
  • HELICON – Unravelling the long-term and indirect health impact of the COVID-19 crisis in Belgium Project 2020-2024, Belgian Science Policy Office (Belspo)
    Niko Speybroeck, Promotor
    Collaboration : Devleesschauwer Brecht (Sciensano), De Smedt Delphine (UGent), Gadeyne Sylvie (VUB)