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Cancer Quiz: Test your knowledge!
Quiz written above cells
Published on Thursday, 04 February 2021
For the World Cancer Day (4 February), an interdisciplinary team of scientists in Luxembourg publishes a quiz about cancer on Kahoot. The quiz contains several questions about the causes of cancer,...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Published on Friday, 26 February 2021
Iris Behrmann, Head of the Department of Life Sciences and Medicine (DLSM) at the University of Luxembourg, is co-principal investigator of the COVID-19 research project "CovSerum: Early detec...
International Master in Biomedicine celebrates its first graduates
Published on Thursday, 04 March 2021
Launched in 2018 as a tri-national programme with the University of Luxembourg, the University of Strasbourg and the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, the first graduates from the International...
Better understanding breast cancer
Breast cancer
Published on Monday, 15 March 2021
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg have demonstrated that Ser5 phosphorylation of the actin-bundling protein L-plastin increases breast cancer cell invasiveness. Their findings have been...
Advancing diagnosis and therapy: Exploring the cancer microbiome
Published on Tuesday, 23 March 2021
Six new interdisciplinary research projects have received multi-year funding in the context of the Audacity funding instrument of the University’s Institute for Advanced Studies.
Relais pour la Vie 2021: together and connected
Relais pour la Vie
Published on Tuesday, 30 March 2021
The cancer research team from the Department of Life Sciences and Medicine at the University of Luxembourg took part in the 2021 edition organised by the Fondation Cancer.
10 years building colorectal cancer collection
Published on Friday, 16 April 2021
Initiated in 2011 by the University of Luxembourg and the Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg (IBBL) as a concerted action against colorectal cancer (CRC), the collection of tumour samples from variou...
An informative quiz night about cancer
Published on Thursday, 29 April 2021
On 23-25 April 2021, an interdisciplinary team of scientists in Luxembourg invited the public to participate in three interactive online quizzes around the topic of cancer. Participants learned mor...
2020 Pelican Grant: five doctoral students awarded
Fondation du Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 20 May 2021
Beatriz Garcia Santa Cruz, Dimitrios Kyriakis, Eleftheria Charalambous, Erica Grant and Mohaned Benzarti have recently been awarded the Pelican Grant from the Fondation du Pélican de Mie et Pierre...
Luxembourg Olympiads in natural sciences: congrats to the winners!
Published on Friday, 30 July 2021
On 1 July 2021, 18 secondary school students who won the Luxembourg Biology Olympiad, the Luxembourg Chemistry Olympiad and the Luxembourg Physics Olympiad were congratulated during the award cerem...
New courses in medicine launched
Published on Wednesday, 22 September 2021
On 20 September 2021, the University of Luxembourg honoured students of medicine and launched the new medical specialiations. More than 70 people attended the event in Belval.
Life Sciences PhD Days
Life Sciences PhD Days
Event date: Thursday, 07 October 2021
Hour:  9:00 08-10 | 18:00
Place:  Online
Journée d’introduction pour les médecins en voie de spécialisation
DES carre
Published on Friday, 08 October 2021
Le 30 septembre 2021, l’Université du Luxembourg a accueilli les jeunes médecins qui entament des études spécialisées en médecine générale, neurologie et oncologie médicale sur le campus de Limpert...
Les spécialistes en oncologie découvrent l’unité de simulation
Published on Friday, 03 December 2021
Dans le cadre de leur formation spécialisée en oncologie médicale, nos jeunes médecins en voie de spécialisation (MEVS) ont pu approfondir leurs connaissances et développer leurs compétences dans l...
A day for high school students to discover medical studies
Published on Thursday, 12 May 2022
Contemplating a medical career requires an early immersion, to navigate numerous challenges ranging from admission processes to rigorous scientific background requirements.
Study shows microbiome-derived formate promotes colorectal cancer
Published on Monday, 20 June 2022
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common and lethal malignancies in Western countries. It is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second most common cause of death from cancer...
Medicine and the end of life - experiences and insights
Published on Monday, 11 July 2022
To mark the publication of the book Das Warschauer Konzert - oder der letzte Gang (loosely translated as “The Warsaw Concerto – or the final curtain”) by Dr. Bernard Thill, the medical education te...
First professors appointed in nursing sciences
Published on Monday, 05 September 2022
The Board of Governors of the University of Luxembourg has appointed Laurence Bernard and Marie Friedel Full professors in Nursing Sciences who will jointly develop a comprehensive study offer in N...
Partnership with Daiwa Pharmaceutical on dietary guidelines in cancer
Published on Wednesday, 14 September 2022
The University of Luxembourg and Daiwa Pharmaceutical, a Japanese leading supplier of functional foods, have entered a strategic partnership, along with the Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayrisch and th...
Conference on Continuing Administrative Studies and Training a success
Published on Monday, 17 October 2022
On 6, 7 and 8 October, the University's Medicine Department hosted the 39th Conference on Continuing Administrative Studies and Training, organised by the AUFEMO (Association of French-Speaking and...
Launch of 2nd year programme for doctors undergoing specialty training
Published on Tuesday, 18 October 2022
During the week of 26 to 30 September 2022, the University of Luxembourg welcomed young doctors who have started their specialisation studies in general medicine, neurology and medical oncology on...
Focus on medical education (Focus sur l’enseignement médical)
Event date: Wednesday, 26 October 2022
Hour:  15:15 18:30
Place:  Simulation unit Maison du Savoir, Belval Campus | Auditorium entrance | 2nd floor | room 2.070
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Gilbert Massard
INSIDE COLON event – Boosting cancer prevention
Published on Thursday, 10 November 2022

From 10 to 12 November (10.00-16.00)
at the Cactus Belle Etoile shopping mall

Workshops to improve doctor-patient communication
Published on Monday, 23 January 2023
Over semester 5 last year, the year 3 medical students at the University of Luxembourg had the opportunity to develop their doctor-patient communication skills, and to train on various profiles of...