This discovery by researchers from the GIGA - Center of Research Cyclotron at ULiège reveals that the sleeping body also reacts to the external world during sleep, explaining how some information from the sensory environment can affect sleep quality.
Christine Bastin (FNRS, ULiège) has been awarded a 300,000 euros grant by Stop Alzheimer to help detect the first signs of Alzheimer's disease earlier, so that we can benefit from the effectiveness of current treatments.
A neurobiologist at the GIGA, he receives this research grain in recognition of his original and daring research project into the mechanisms underlying brain development.
Thank you Michel Georges for these 8 years at the head of GIGA and best wishes to Brigitte Malgrange, Laurent Nguyen, Clio Ribbens and Sandrina Evrard for this new challenge!
6 GIGA projects have just been selected as Research Projects by the FNRS
A programme of excellence from the Walloon Region, which brings together ten Belgian partners at the cutting edge of the health field, will be coordinated by the University of Liège.
Arnaud has been awarded this FNRS grant, which enables young researchers to develop their own units. Congratulations Arnaud!
The aim of this project is to initiate the deployment of P3 (Preventive, Personalized, Precision) medicine in the Walloon Region. It will be carried out in collaboration with researchers and doctors from the GIGA, the CHU and the Montefiore Institute.
Congratulations to the 19 GIGA researchers who are receiving a new FRIA or FRESH mandate from the FNRS!
Denis Mottet's team has published an article on the molecular understanding of spinal muscular atrophy in Nature Communications, and has just been awarded by European funding (JPND) to continue their research.
The aim of this project is to study the behaviour of innate immune cells following pulmonary viral infections in order to develop new targeted therapeutic strategies.
This ambitious project, which brings together four European partners, aims to better understand the processes underlying the mechanisms of cerebral cortex folding.