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5th International Systems Biomedicine Symposium - Systems neuroscience: bridging the scales of the brain
Event date: Tuesday, 05 November 2019
Hour:  9:00 19:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir Room 3.500

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Impact of big data analytics on healthcare
Event date: Wednesday, 04 October 2017
Hour:  8:00 05-10 | 18:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir
CLINNOVA kick-off: toward a Centre of Excellence in Digital Health
Published on Monday, 23 October 2017
A consortium coordinated by the FNR, together with partners including the Luxembourg Institute of Health and the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg, ha...
Luxembourg and Japan strengthen cooperation in biomedical research
Published on Tuesday, 24 October 2017
A Luxembourg delegation, including several researchers from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, accompanied Minister of Health Lydia Mutsch on a th...
Collaboration with the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
Published on Wednesday, 25 October 2017
Following a successful grant application, Associate Prof. Antonio Del Sol will be an affiliated professor at the Moscow Institute of Phys...
FNR Awards 2017: Pranjul Shah and Paul Wilmes receive 2 awards
Published on Friday, 03 November 2017
On Friday, 27 October, the FNR held the 9th edition of the FNR Awards, presenting 7 awards for excellence in research, innovation and science communication. In presence of the Luxembour...
An interdisciplinary conference to tackle digital healthcare
Published on Friday, 03 November 2017
On 4-5 October 2017, the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg hosted its 4th International Systems Biomedicine Symposium entitled “Impact of Big Data ana...
Prestigious ERC Grant for LCSB Researcher Ines Thiele
Prestigious ERC Grant for LCSB Researcher Ines Thiele
Published on Tuesday, 07 November 2017
Prof. Ines Thiele, researcher at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg has been selected for the highly prestigious research funding of the European R...
LCSB scientist receives Lush Young Researcher Prize
Published on Tuesday, 14 November 2017
For the development and future application of a three-dimensional cell culture model of the human midbrain, Anna Monzel, a PhD student at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the...
Science Festival 2017
Published on Monday, 20 November 2017
From November 9 to 12, the Grund and its Abbaye de Neumünster turned into an incredible research lab, with more than 50 workshops for both children and adults.
The function of many proteins remains uncertain
Carole Linster
Published on Friday, 01 December 2017
The DNA of every organism holds the blueprints for building all the proteins it needs for its metabolic processes. While researchers already know what the blueprints look like for most proteins, th...
LCSB researchers partner in successful DFG project on epilepsy
Published on Thursday, 07 December 2017
Researchers from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, together with their collaborators in Germany and Norway have formed the Research Unit “Epileptogenesis of Genetic Epilepsies”, coordi...
Project of LCSB and Ministry of Health aims to reduce dementia
Projekt von LCSB und Gesundheitsministerium will Demenz vorbeugen
Published on Friday, 02 February 2018
In collaboration with the Luxembourg Center for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, the Luxembourg Ministry of Health took measures to help people efficiently reduce their r...
Metabolic modelling becomes three-dimensional
Recon3D is available at vmh.live, Virtual Metabolic Human database.
Published on Tuesday, 20 February 2018
An international research consortium has developed, with significant involvement of Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) scientists, the first computer model to include 3D in the repres...
ParkinsonNet – Optimal treatment thanks to better networking
ParkinsonNet Luxembourg, parkinsonnet.lu
Published on Friday, 23 March 2018
Supported by the Ministry of Health, ParkinsonNet Luxembourg will soon commence operations in the Grand Duchy. The aim is to establish a nationwide network of those health professions relating to t...
Annual Report of the LCSB - 2017 edition
Published on Thursday, 26 April 2018
The new annual report of the LCSB is available for download: 50 pages to get a good overview of the centre's activities, to discover interesting science stories and the highlights of the last year!
European Commission supports DigiTwins
Published on Friday, 18 May 2018
On May 18, DigiTwins received an invitation from the European Commission to enter the next stage of the competition to become an EU Flagship for Future and Emerging Technologies. DigiTwins, a large...
Dementia Research and Prevention in Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 25 May 2018
On the 17th of May, some fifty people gathered at the University of Luxembourg (campus Limpertsberg) to learn more about dementia research and prevention in Luxembourg.
Art2Cure New York supports a LCSB / Columbia University collaboration
Published on Wednesday, 30 May 2018
On 21 May 2018, the exclusive preview of the first international edition of Art2Cure took place in New York. In order to celebrate this occasion, Art2Cure decided to support an important transatlan...
Giant Public Pillow Fight
Event date: Saturday, 09 June 2018
Hour:  14:00 18:00
Place:  In front of the Grand-Ducal Palace in Luxembourg city
Scientific sleuthing for reproducible results
Contaminated lab kits
Published on Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Researchers found traces of foreign, non-human genetic material in human blood samples. It turned out that it was not a groundbreaking scientific discovery, but mostly the result of contaminated la...
Second Pillow Fight to support the battle against Parkinson’s
Published on Thursday, 14 June 2018
On 9 June, the second edition of the Giant Public Pillow Fight took place in Luxembourg in front of the Grand Ducal Palace. The event’s aim was to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease and the...
Paul Wilmes recipient of the Grand Prix 2018 en sciences biologiques
Published on Monday, 18 June 2018
An international jury consisting of professors and experts in biology, has just selected – among 9 candidates – the laureate of the Grand Prix 2018 en sciences biologiques de l’Institut Grand-...
The sixth Espoir en tête edition collected 58,000 €
Published on Wednesday, 27 June 2018
The Rotary Clubs’ sixth Espoir en tête edition raised a large amount of money by organizing an exceptional preview at the Utopolis / Kinepolis cinemas. More than 3,500 spectators were present and o...
The LCSB and Ksilink are exploring new territory together
Developing drugs to treat Parkinson’s disease
Published on Thursday, 28 June 2018
Representatives of the University of Luxembourg and the technology company Ksilink which is developing novel patient-based forms of therapy, signed a collaboration agreement last Friday. The agreem...
Personalised Medicine Consortium - Pump Prime Fund - Call open
Published on Wednesday, 11 July 2018
The Personalised Medicine Consortium (PMC) of Luxembourg is an initiative aiming to support research and make Luxembourg a leader in the adoption of personalised medicine into the national healthca...
LCSB researchers predict cell conversion factors
Published on Monday, 30 July 2018
Thanks to a newly developed computational method, Luxembourg researchers can accurately predict how one subpopulation of cells can be converted into another.
Identification of a risk factor in genetic generalised epilepsies
Published on Tuesday, 14 August 2018
Five researchers of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg participated in an international collaboration involving several European consortia (Epicure...
RIKEN delegation visited Luxembourg’s biomedical research centres
Published on Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Representatives of the renowned Japanese RIKEN Centre for Integrative Medical Sciences (RIKEN-IMS) visited Luxembourg from 24 to 26 September 2018 to discuss latest scientific results, meet governm...
4th International Parkinson's Disease Symposium
Event date: Thursday, 11 October 2018
Hour:  8:00 12-10 | 16:30
Place:  Maison du Savoir
The 4th International Parkinson’s Disease Symposium
Published on Monday, 29 October 2018
An interdisciplinary conference to tackle Parkinson’s disease and dementia
Emma Schymanski awarded FNR ATTRACT fellowship
Published on Friday, 02 November 2018
Following the 2017/18 ATTRACT Call, Associate Prof. Dr. Emma Schymanski has been awarded a 2 MEUR ATTRACT Consolidator Grant for a project aiming to develop methods to identify unknown chemicals an...
Hunting and gathering metabolic data
Published on Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Open database encapsulates worldwide knowledge of human metabolism
Séance académique: remise du Grand Prix en sciences biologiques
Paul Wilmes
Event date: Saturday, 17 November 2018
Hour:  17:00 20:00
Place:  Chambre de Commerce 7, rue Alcide de Gasperi L-2981 Luxembourg
“Grand Prix 2018 en sciences biologiques” awarded to Paul Wilmes
Published on Monday, 19 November 2018
The Grand Prix 2018 in biological sciences of the Institut Grand-Ducal, sponsored by the company Cactus, has been awarded to Associate Professor Paul Wilmes by an international jury consisting of p...
3D culture of dopaminergic neurons to better mimic Parkinson’s disease
Published on Friday, 23 November 2018
Scientists around Prof. Dr Jens Schwamborn from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have developed a novel in vitro model to test drug candidates ag...
Altered microbiome post caesarean section impacts baby’s immune system
Published on Friday, 30 November 2018
Together with colleagues from Sweden and Luxembourg, scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have...
Pump Prime Fund Awardees announced at the PMC Retreat 2018
Published on Thursday, 13 December 2018
On 10th December 2018, Luxembourg’s researchers and clinicians gathered at the 8th edition of the annual retreat of the Personalised Medicine Consortium (PMC). The event was an opportunity to ex...
Physics meets Biology Meeting
Event date: Thursday, 13 December 2018
Hour:  9:45 14-12 | 14:30
Place:  Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, BiotechII, RIKEN conference room
Large international study discovers 11 new epilepsy genes
Published on Thursday, 20 December 2018
Epilepsy is a common neurological condition with a controversial past. The cause was unknown and often shrouded in mystery. We now understand that the cause is largely genetic, however, little is k...
CIRCLES kick-starts: from research on microbes to healthy diets
Published on Tuesday, 08 January 2019
Microbes offer an untapped potential and could be the key to a better and healthier living. Yet, research and innovation developments on microbiomes remain scarce. To challenge the state of play, t...
Researchers identify genetic mutations causing a childhood disorder
Published on Thursday, 10 January 2019
In a collaborative effort, researchers identified the genetic cause of a severe novel childhood disease. Affected children typically suffered from episodes of neurological regression triggered by m...
Access to the leading circle of patient-oriented health research
EIT Health Luxembourg_Rejko Krueger
Published on Friday, 11 January 2019
Through the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB), the University of Luxembourg has become a partner in the health research area of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology...
Prize-worthy: cross-border diagnosis research for Parkinson’s patients
Published on Tuesday, 15 January 2019
A German-Luxembourgish team of researchers from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg and the University of Saarland today received the second prize i...
CONNECT - Developing nervous system-on-a-chip
Published on Tuesday, 29 January 2019
The Developmental and Cellular Biology group at the LCSB is part of the CONNECT project (Connecting neural networks: Nervous-system-on-Chip Technology) which has just received the support of the EU...
Partnership with NVIDIA Boosts Research in Artificial Intelligence
Published on Thursday, 31 January 2019
Luxembourg’s research community, the Luxembourg Government, and NVIDIA announced today the creation of a joint AI laboratory in Luxembourg. This national AI collaboration, the first with NVIDIA in...
Prof. Paul Wilmes elected full member of the Institut Grand-Ducal
Published on Tuesday, 26 February 2019
After having received the Grand Prix 2018 en sciences biologiques, Associate Prof. Paul Wilmes has now been elected full member of the Institut Grand-Ducal.
Scientists rejuvenate stem cells in the aging brain of mice
Published on Thursday, 28 February 2019
Scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg and from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) have been able to rejuvenate stem cells in the...
Transmission of microbes along the digestive tract
Published on Thursday, 07 March 2019
The gastrointestinal tract is abundantly colonised by microbes but the transmission of oral species to the intestine was considered a rare aberrant event, and a hallmark of disease. A recent study...
The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine opens its doors!
Published on Friday, 08 March 2019
If you ever wondered what biomedical research is and what a laboratory looks like then join us for a guided tour in our labs!
Scientific delegations from Luxembourg to Canada and Russia
Published on Thursday, 21 March 2019
In February, the LCSB has been involved in two scientific delegations abroad: 25 February-1 March to Québec , Canada and 26 February – 2 March to Omsk, Russia.
Open Day at the University of Luxembourg
Open Day visitors
Event date: Saturday, 23 March 2019
Hour:  9:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus Maison du Savoir, "Auditoires" entrance
The LCSB opened its doors to the public!
Published on Tuesday, 26 March 2019
On 23  March 2019, the University of Luxembourg invited the public to its Open Day. Future students, parents and the general public could discover the university’s study programmes,...
Towards Personalised Medicine for Inflammatory Skin Diseases
Published on Thursday, 11 April 2019
On 1 April, 2019, the EU-funded research project BIOMAP (Biomarkers in Atopic Dermatitis and Psoriasis) kicked off its activities with the aim of improving the lives of patient...
Right combination of diet and bacteria limits cancer progression
Life science lab experiment
Published on Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg showed in an in vitro study that a combination of dietary factors and gut bacteria can inhibit the progression of colorectal cancer. 
Patient association Junge Meenzer Parkis visits the LCSB
L'association de patients Junge Meenzer Parkis en visite au LCSB
Published on Tuesday, 07 May 2019
On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, the Luxembourg Center for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg welcomed around 30 members of the German patient association Junge Meenzer Parkis in it...
Members of the Luxembourg Parliament visit the LCSB
Published on Tuesday, 07 May 2019
On Friday, 26 April 2019, the 2nd edition of the Pairing Scheme organized by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR), in which researcher are paired with Luxembourg Members of Parliament (MPs)...
Young Innovators pitch their ideas at Falling Walls Lab
Published on Friday, 24 May 2019
Pallavi Sabharwal was awarded the first prize in the “Falling Walls Lab” 2019 at the University of Luxembourg, a pitch competition for young innovators. The jury was impressed by her idea to geneti...
Personalised Medicine Consortium – Call 2020 open!
Published on Monday, 01 July 2019
The Personalised Medicine Consortium (PMC) is keen to build new collaborations between clinicians and researchers from Luxembourg and to foster new synergies. To aid in this process, the five PMC-r...
Only two groups of 100 participants needed to reach the finish line!
Published on Monday, 08 July 2019
Final push in the Luxembourg Parkinson's study.
Top Japanese research consolidates ties with Luxembourg
Published on Tuesday, 09 July 2019
The link between Luxembourg and Japanese research has been strengthened: Representatives of the Japanese RIKEN Institute, the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute for Health (LIH)...
Public Lecture: "Tracing the invisible life in us and our planet: the world of microbes"
Event date: Tuesday, 09 July 2019
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine Building Biotech II RIKEN conference room Ground floor
Speaker: Prof. Peer Bork, EMBL Heidelberg
Prof. Krüger takes on an additional role at the LIH
Published on Thursday, 11 July 2019
As part of the implementation of the new research strategy of the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), Prof. Rejko Krüger joins the LIH as the Director of Transversal Translational Medicine, while...
Luxembourg Parkinson’s Study funded with an additional 6 million euros
Published on Friday, 19 July 2019
The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) has committed an additional 6 million euros to National Centre for Excellence in Research on Parkinson’s Disease (NCER-PD), paving the way for the second...
Predicting cell fate to better understand congenital heart defects
Published on Thursday, 25 July 2019
A new study published in the scientific journal Nature reveals molecular factors that determine the fate of specific cardiac stem cells and exposes mechanisms of disrupted cardiac development. This...
10 giant brains to celebrate 10 years of biomedical research
Mind the Brain by LCSB
Published on Friday, 13 September 2019
The exhibition “Mind the Brain” marks the 10th anniversary of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg.
"Mind the Brain" Exhibition
Event date: Sunday, 15 September 2019
Hour:  15:00 06-10 | 23:59
Life Science PhD Days 2019
Event date: Monday, 23 September 2019
Hour:  9:00 25-09 | 17:30
Place:  Campus Belval - Maison du Savoir (MSA) - 3rd floor
Award for a new model to study microbiome, diet and cancer
Published on Friday, 11 October 2019
On October 9, during the Luxembourg Healthcare Summit, the start-up project “HuMiX Biosciences” of the Eco-Systems Biology group at the University’s Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB)...
5th International Systems Biomedicine Symposium - Systems neuroscience: bridging the scales of the brain
Event date: Tuesday, 05 November 2019
Hour:  9:00 19:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir Room 3.500
2nd CriTiCS Bio International Workshop
Event date: Thursday, 07 November 2019
Hour:  8:30 08-11 | 14:00
Place:  Belval Campus - Maison du Savoir (MSA) 2, Avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette