Grasping the regenerative capacity of the zebrafish heart at a systems level

The zebrafish is a key model system for vertebrate tissue regeneration after injury. Researchers from the NorLux Neuro-Oncology Laboratory at LIH’s Department of Oncology, together with other cross-disciplinary partners, have reported a study that offers novel insights into heart regeneration in the zebrafish based on the analysis of the underlying dynamic co-expression network. The findings were published in the journal Scientific Reports of the Nature Publishing group on 31st March 2016. June 02, 2016  

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Cancer Foundation supports study of brain tumour resistance to chemotherapy

Luxembourg’s Cancer Foundation (Fondation Cancer) finances a new research project of the NorLux Neuro-Oncology Laboratory at LIH’s Department of Oncology. This project aims to study a new chemotherapy resistance mechanism in glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive form of brain tumour. May 02, 2016  

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LIH teams up with Ayasdi to advance precision medicine research in cancer

LIH is pleased to announce that it has teamed up with Ayasdi (Menlo Park, CA, USA), a company that provides advanced data analytics solutions to Fortune 500 companies.

Building on expertise and research at the Department of Oncology, LIH will benefit from Ayasdi’s training and software, which will enable new progress in the area of precision medicine. In cancer research, this area is allowing the generation of novel ways for accurately predicting patients’ responses to specific treatments. February 09, 2016  

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Retrospective 2015: LIH’s achievements and major events

Pelican grant awarded to two LIH PhD candidates

Anne Dirkse and Carole Sousa were two among the four PhD candidates that received this year’s Pelican Grant. November 17, 2015  

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