[Press release] Forever Young: a new genetic brake for an ageing immune system
In a world with an ageing global population, we could all use some good news when it comes to age-related health. The latest findings in a study led by Dr Feng Hefeng at the Luxembourg Institute of Health’s (LIH) Immune Systems Biology Group could be just the tonic, having identified surprising age-defying effects on the immune system resulting from a gene deficiency usually causing Parkinson’s disease
Signature of the 2022-2025 multi-year agreements between the State and the University of Luxembourg, the public research centers and the National Research Fund
On January 13, 2022, the Minister of Higher Education and Research, Claude Meisch and the heads of the University of Luxembourg (UL), the public research centers LIH (Luxembourg Institute of Health), LIST (Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology) and LISER (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research), as well as the National Research Fund (FNR), have signed the multi-year agreements between the State and the respective institutions.
Changing department names
The Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) has never been better positioned to become a leader in patient-based research in Luxembourg and Europe. In light of its new strategy, the LIH is pleased to announce the change in name for the Department of Oncology, and for the Department of Population Health to reflect their strategic transversal, translational research programs.
Excellent Thesis Award for Hannah Wurzer
Hannah Wurzer, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Luxembourg Institute of Health, was conferred the Excellent Thesis Award for doctoral graduates who demonstrated excellence, originality and depth of knowledge in their thesis.
The Luxembourg Institute of Health and Advanced Biological Laboratories develop joint diagnostic solutions to measure neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 variants
The Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) and Advanced Biological Laboratories (ABL) are joining forces to predict immune protection against COVID-19 and support long-term vaccination strategies. To this end, the two laboratories have signed a license agreement and a collaboration agreement to provide two in vitro diagnostic solutions to measure neutralizing antibody levels.
15 December 2021 09:15 AM
WEBINAR: Lecture series in Infection & Immunity - "Planetary health – the connections between public health and climate change" - Prof Claudia Traidl-Hoffmann