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Being located in the heart of the University of Liege (Belgium) and physically integrated within the CHU of Liege, the GIGA is a major pole of research and development for activities in the biotech area.

Presentation of the GIGA in video

A new anti-thrombotic drug target candidate?
Dr Souad Rahmouni’s (GIGA-Signal Transduction) and Dr Cécile Oury’s (GIGA-Cardiovascular Sciences) teams have identified a new anti-thrombotic drug target candidate. The work has been published in the prestigious Circulation Journal of the American Heart Association. The study is titled: DUSP3 Phosphatase Deficiency or Inhibition Limit Platelet Activation and Arterial Thrombosis.
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Laurent Nguyen rewarded by the AstraZeneca Foundation
Laurent Nguyen won the AstraZeneca prize, awarded by the AstraZeneca Foundation and FNRS, in the field of neurosciences and psychiatry, for his work on polymicrogyria.
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Thematic week in Virology
The GIGA is organizing a thematic week in virology from Dec 16 to 19. Check the program and feel free to attend one or several lectures.
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Meeting with Jo Caers, clinician and researcher
He is one of the 8 winners of the new post doctorate mandate supported by the "Fondation contre le cancer". A great opportunity to combine research and medical activity towards his patients.
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Cancer, Alzheimer's disease, cardiovascular diseases, hearing loss... 6 significant research presented yesterday at GIGA
Each year, the 600 GIGA researchers are behind 200 publications at an international level. 6 scientific publications that highlighted 2014 were presented this 4th of December.
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Forthcoming seminars
09/01/2015 12:15
Sebastian Johnston - Imperial College, London
Mechanisms of Asthma exacerbation
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15/01/2015 12:30
Jens Schwamborn - Université du Luxembourg
Utilization of stem cells for Parkinson’s disease modelling and treatment
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