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  • 19
    Jun
    UAntwerp Applied Economics programmes obtain top accreditations
    UAntwerp's Business Engineer and Business Administration programmes, taught in the Faculty of Applied Economics, have once again become the proud recipients of a prestigious five-year EPAS accreditation. The report highlighted the programmes' strong research culture and the high quality of the students.
  • 19
    Jun
    Five Belgian scientists play important role in fight against Ebola
    A new study has shown that the Ebola virus is now evolving more slowly than previously assumed. With thousands of lives lost to the virus in West Africa over the last year and a half, this is good news for those currently working on vaccines. Five Belgians were among the scientists working on the study, which has just been published in Nature.
  • 10
    Jun
    Single protein causes Parkinson's disease and Multiple System Atrophy
    In a collaboration with CNRS and the University of Antwerp, KU Leuven neurobiologists have discovered that the shape of aggregates – 'cylinders' or 'ribbons' – determines whether a patient develops Parkinson's disease or Multiple System Atrophy, respectively.
  • 4
    Jun
    Is the GABAa receptor a therapeutic target for neurodevelopmental disorders?
    Thousands of genes have been linked to neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism and epilepsy, complicating attempts to find any one particular drug or therapy that could help patients.


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