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GIGA-Cancer

Myoferlin protects colon cancer cells from cell death

Olivier Peulen's group at the Metastasis Research Laboratory (GIGA-Cancer) shows that myoferlin protects colon cancer cells from a p53-induced cell death. Multimodal chemotherapy, targeting myoferlin and restoring p53 activity, could be considered as relevant in patients with this cancer.

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GIGA-Neurosciences

Environmental toxins can impair sexual development and fertility of future generations

Results on mouse models presented by Anne-Simone Parent (ULiège, University Hospital of Liège) at the annual conference of the European Society of Endocrinology invite to respect the precautionary principle against endocrine disrupters.

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Plateformes technologiques

New NovaSeq sequencer at the GIGA-Genomics platform

La plateforme Genomics possède désormais un séquenceur nouvelle génération, le NovaSeq 6000 Illumina, grâce aux fonds FEDER.

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GIGA-Stem Cells

Back to the sources of neural diversity

By deciphering the genetic programmes of neurons of the cerebral cortex, Swiss and Belgian researchers (Gulistan Agirman, Laboratory of Laurent Nguyen) unravel the mechanisms controlling the genesis of cells in one of the most essential parts of our brain.

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GIGA-Cardiovascular

A major step forward in the fight against resistant Gram-positive bacteria

A GIGA team discovers that a drug used in coronary artery disease is also a potent antibiotic against resistant bacteria strains.

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Press release

A major step forward in the fight against resistant Gram-positive bacteria

This major leap forward, carried out by a team of researchers and doctors from ULiège, GIGA and the University Hospital of Liège, is presented in the reference journal in cardiology JAMA Cardiology

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GIGA-Consciousness

Therapeutic interventions in post-coma patients with prolonged consciousness disorders

A study conducted by researchers from the COMA Science group questions the rarity of treatment options for this type of patients.

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Communiqué de presse

Inauguration of the new university veterinary clinic dedicated to pet care

On 30th of April, the ULiège Authorities inaugurated the University Veterinary Clinic, the only academic hospital for animal care in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.

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The 2018 annual report is online !

Find all the 2018 GIGA news in our latest annual report: https://www.giga.uliege.be/books/ra2018/

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Télévie Operation

HRH Queen Mathilde visits GIGA and CHU

On April 4th, HRH Queen Mathilde did us the honor of her visit as part of Télévie! Back in pictures on this visit before a full report Saturday night on RTL-TVI!

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Scientific prize

Aurore Thibaut receives the International Brain Injury Association Young Investigator Award for early career contribution to the field of brain injury medicine

The GIGA researcher is being recognized for her work in the development of therapeutic strategies for patients with prolonged disorders of consciousness.

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GIGA-Cancer

Glycant stress highlighted in breast cancer cells

The gene expression signature identified by the group of A. Bellahcene (LRM) at breast cancer cells makes it possible to highlight the glycemic stress and to propose a new therapeutic modality potentially applicable to different cancers.

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