Collaborative Antwerp Psychiatric Research Institute (CAPRI) University of Antwerp
Medical Biochemistry Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Diabetes mellitus is in many cases a disease state of the pancreatic insulin-producing beta cells, which are either destroyed by an auto-immune assault (type 1 diabetes) or fail to produce and secrete sufficient amounts of insulin under different physiological conditions (type 2 diabetes). Reseach performed within the VUB-unit BIOV is situated within the Diabetes Research Centre (DRC) and has as general aim to better understand how normal ...
Clinical and Lifespan Psychology Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Development of personality traits, personality disorders and psychopathology across the lifespan. Investigating developmental pathways - based on biological and psychosocial factors - towards vulnerability or protection for psychopathology and considering the evolution of personality characteristics across the life phases. oInfant development and parenting. Studying different aspects of infant development and parenting, such as parent-infant ...
Cell Biology and Histology Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The Department of Cell Biology (CYTO-VUB) is specialized in molecular and cellular liver research, with a main focus on the (patho)biology of hepatic stellate cells and liver progenitor cells. Prof. A. Geerts contributed to the first paper on isolation, purification and culturing of hepatic stellate cells (1) and is the author of a side scatter activated cell sorting method to purify freshly isolated hepatic stellate cell up to 95 - 100% (2). ...
Laboratory of Neuronal Differentiation (VIB-KU Leuven Center for Brain & Disease Research) KU Leuven
The Laboratory of Neuronal Differentiation conducts research into four research lines:
- On the establishment of neuronal polarity.
- On the maintenance of neuronal polarity.
- On the role of membrane lipids in late life defects: involvement in death/survival signaling during neuronal ageing.
- On the search for g-Secretase Activity modulators: the usefulness of Drosophila melanogaster genetics.
Theragnostic Laboratory KU Leuven
The Theragnostic Laboratory is based on a unique platforms with animal models of relevant pathologies and uses imaging techniques as major experimental tools. The main focus is on original and translational research to find diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for life-threatening disorders such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases. The research group also trains graduate students and provides services to third parties. There is a close ...