Epidemiology Research Group KU Leuven
DOHaD: Developmental Origin of Health and Disease
POHaD: Paternal Origin of Health and Disease
The Research Unit Hypertension and Cardiovascular Epidemiology (HCVE) coordinated influential clinical trials, published in top-ranking journals, such as the Systolic Hypertension in Europe Trial (Syst-Eur), the Ambulatory blood Pressure monitoring and Treatment of Hypertension trial (APTH) and the Treatment of hypertension based on Home or Office blood Pressure trial (THOP). HCVE led the Data Safety and Monitoring Board of large clinical ...
Laboratory for Genetic Epidemiology KU Leuven
Laboratory of Genetic Epidemiology.
The research in the Laboratory for Genetic Epidemiology focuses on the clinical and genetic characterization of complex developmental disorders, in particular autism spectrum disorders. It concerns the search for new causes and the clinical validation of known genetic risk variants. In addition, in a joint research program with the Department of ESAT-PSI image and speech processing the ...
Epidemiology and Social Medicine University of Antwerp
Eco-epidemiology Research Group Institute of Tropical Medicine
The Eco-epidemiology Research Group is comprised of four research units performing basic and applied research at the interface between pathogen, vector, host and environment: Entomology (UE), Veterinary Helminthology (UH), Medical Helminthology and Eco-modelling (EM). In a global context, many infectious diseases continue to (re)emerge with unexpected distributions and unprecedented intensities, while other endemic diseases persist. ...
Academic Center for General Practice KU Leuven
The department's research is organized within four large programmes with significant interactions between them: development of instruments and outcome measurement, educational research, clinical epidemiology and health care organisation research. It focusses on a broad range of clinical situations, with care for the elderly and diagnostics as its corner-stones. 1. Instrument development and outcome research Together with 11 other institutes ...
Environment and Health KU Leuven
ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH (E&H)
The Centre for Environment and Health (E&H) includes the following closely linked areas of research: (a) Occupational and Environmental Exposure and Toxicological Assessment; (b) Occupational and Environmental medicine; (c) Insurance medicine; (d) Youth Health Care; (e) Infection Prevention and Control; (f) Nutrition. The interaction between environment and health in different age groups and settings ...
Global Health Institute (GHI) University of Antwerp
The research team of Prof. Vandamme is investigating factors influencing antiviral treatment response in HIV infected patients with a special focus on the impact of virus drug resistance. The team is responsible for drug resistance testing in clinical practice at the local AIDS Reference Laboratory. Another research topic involves the evolution and molecular epidemiology of human viruses, seeking to understand in particular the origin and ...