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Alzheimer's: innovative ways of detecting the disease  

Christine Bastin (FNRS, ULiège) has been awarded a 300,000 euros grant by Stop Alzheimer to help detect the first signs of Alzheimer's disease earlier, so that we can benefit from the effectiveness of current treatments.

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Laurent Nguyen winner of the 2023 Audacious Medical Grant in Neurology  

A neurobiologist at the GIGA, he receives this research grain in recognition of his original and daring research project into the mechanisms underlying brain development.

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Publications in JCI insight and Communications Biology

The roles of the locus coeruleus and the thalamus in our sleep and brain stimulation  

Two studies carried out by researchers from the GIGA CRC IVI at ULiège could provide new insights into how our brains work.

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A publication in The European Journal of Neurology

Encouraging new prospects for the treatment of consciousness disorders  

An international team of researchers and clinicians, led by GIGA (ULiège), has just completed a groundbreaking clinical trial on a cohort of 62 patients from ten institutions.

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Publication in Cell

Shaping cerebral cortex by cellular crosstalk  

In the latest issue of Cell, Julie Stoufflet, Sylvia Tielens and Laurent Nguyen publish a review summarizing the latest discoveries concerning the cellular dialogues that shape the cerebral cortex.

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A publication in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice

Entrepreneurs' brains: researchers reveal increased cognitive flexibility  

A multidisciplinary research team led by ULiège and CHU Liège has uncovered evidence of increased neuronal connectivity in the brains of entrepreneurs, which may contribute to distinct cognitive attributes.

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Publication in Mol Ther Nucleic acids

A new potential therapeutic strategy for Steinert’s disease  

The laboratories of Luc Willems (GIGA-Cancer) and Vincent Seutin (GIGA-Neurosciences) have just published a study which establishes the scientific basis of a new therapeutic strategy for Steinert’s disease. 

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A publication in Cell and Tissue Research

Muscle fibres: an unexpected organisation revealed by ULiège researchers  

A ground-breaking discovery that could change our understanding of skeletal muscle contraction.

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Award

Sophie Laguesse and Pierre Maquet receive research funding from the Reine Elisabeth Medical Foundation  

Sophie obtained a "young researcher" funding of 60.000€ for her project on the effect of alcohol on the brain of adolescents and Pierre a credit of 120.000€ for his projects on the use of the 7 Tesla MRI in neurological research.

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Scientific prize

Jacques Balthazart receives the Elliott Coues Award from the American Ornithological Society  

Professor emeritus of the University of Liege, this prize is awarded for his innovative work in the fields of avian endocrinology and neurobiology.

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Award

Charlotte Martial receives the Young Investigator Award from IBIA, Charlène Aubinet an honorable mention  

Charlotte Martial (Coma Science Group, GIGA-Consciousness) received this award from the International Brain Injury Association in Dublin on Friday. It rewards her work on disconnected consciousness. Congratulations !

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Researchers from the University of Liège receive almost €1 million for their research on Alzheimer's disease  

Three groups of researchers from the University of Liège (ULiège) have been awarded a grant from the Alzheimer Research Foundation totalling €950,000 for their research into Alzheimer's disease.

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