List of PhD theses

Fien De Winter:
"Biomarkers and molecular immunopathology of pneumonia", (2022)

Sofia Zanotti:
"Cellular pro!ling reveals molecular determinants and vulnerabilities of neuroblastoma", (2022)

Esehetu Lemma Haile:
"Evaluation of cervical cancer screening uptake, HPV genotyping and self-sampling collection techniques in Ethiopia", (2021)

Jo Lissens:
"To VIA  or not to VIA", in preparation

Neil Wood:
"An investigation of the pevalence of Oral and Oropharyngeal Human Papillomavirus in selected South African population groups and tissue specimens", (2021)

Gaëlle Houthaeve:
"In-depth analysis of vapor nanobubble-mediated permeabilization at the level of the plasma membrane and nuclear envelope", (2021)

Omenge Elkanah Orang'o:
"Comparison of visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and p16/Ki-67 as triage test for HPV-positive women", in preparation

Lena de Thurah:
"Cervical Cancer in Low Income Countries", in preparation

Nina Redzic:
"The potential role of đť›˝-HPV in cancerogenesis and skin lesions", in preparation

Freya Molenberghs:
"Exploring the mechanisms of nuclear entry and egress during HPV infection", in preparation

Marlies Verschuuren:
"Systematic image-based profiling of neuronal connectivity : from the synapse to the nucleus", (2021)

Samuel Van Remoortel:
"Mas-related G protein-coupled receptors as novel mediators of gastro-intestinal neuro- immune communication", (2020)

J. Detrez:
"Clarity in the clouded brain : shedding light on tau pathology with whole-brain microscopic imaging", (2019)

L. Verckist:
"The microenvironment of pulmonary neuroepithelial bodies : a potential stem cell niche in the airway epithelium", (2018)

M. Haagdorens:
"Tissue engineering in ophthalmology : development of bio-engineered collagen hydrogels for cultivation of corneal epithelial stem cells", (2018)

J. Robijns:
"Nuclear envelope rupture in laminopathy model cells", (2018)

M. De Keyser:
"Selective laser trabeculoplasty as replacement therapy in controlled glaucoma patients", (2017)

T. Corne:
"Molecular Dissection of A-type Lamin-Regulated Pathways", (2017)

T. Sieprath:
"Exploring the role of A-type lamins in cellulat oxidative stress", (2017)

M. Arbyn:
"Evidence regarding Human Papillomavirus Testing in Secondary Prevention of Cervical Cancer", (2017)

S. Jordaan:
"Cervical cancer in South Africa: Screening Status and Policy Pitfalls", (2017)

K. Bielen:
"Etiopathogenesis and biomarker discovery in P. aeruginosa ventilator-associated pneumonia.", (2016)

Douglas Reis Abdalla:
"The role of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes and regulatory dendritic cells in immune response in mice with experimental breast tumor and submitted to physical activity", (2015)

K. Alpaerts:
"Gut lamina propria dendritic cells: actors in intestinal schistosomiasis and partners in neuro-immune communication", (2015)

Zeleke Mekonnen:
"Improving the Control of Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis in School Children in Jimma Town (Ethiopia): Determining efficacy of Anthelminthic Drugs and Developing Diagnostic Strategies", (2014)

Romokone Lisbeth Lebelo:
"Molecular characterization of human papillomavirus types in South Africa", (2014)

C. Van Dyck:
"Evaluation of Xience V® and Resolute® drug-eluting stents in a rabbit model of established atherosclerosis", (2014)

L. Uyttebroek:
"Characterization of enteric neurons during the development of the zebrafish, Danio rerio", (2014)

Maria Isabel Micalessi:
"High-throughput analysis of molecular markers for the HPV-induced carcinogenesis", (2013)

K. Ledeganck:
"Study with the focus on the mechanisms in the distal tubule", (2013)

K. D'Hauwers:
"HPV bij mannen", (2013)

P. Verstraelen:
"Neuronal networks in vitro: spontaneous activity and synaptic plasticity in health and disease" , (2013)

K. Schnorbusch: 
"Neuroepithelial bodies as airway hypoxia sensors: re-evaluation of the concept in different live cell imaging models", (2013)

L. Avula:
“Expression and role of mas-related gene receptors in the neuroimmune interaction during intestinal inflammation”,  (2013)

Caroline Horvath:
"Human papillomavirus and cervical cancer: a molecular and clinical approach", (2012)

R. Lembrechts:
“Study of the contribution of pulmonary neuroepithelial bodies to vagal reflex activities originating from stimuli in the airways”,  (2012)

B. Everaert:
"Study of the relation between expression of vascular adhesion molecules on endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) and their homing capacity to sites of tissue ischemia",  (2012)

Gaëlle Boulet:
"Molecular markers in cervical cancer screening", (2010)

J. Van Op den bosch:
“Morphological and functional characterisation of somatostatin and somatostatin receptors in the non-inflamed and inflamed murine ileum.”,  (2009)

I. De Proost:
"Functional exploration of the neuroepithelial body microenvironment in an ex vivo lung model",  (2008)

Hugo De Vuyst:
"HPV-HIV in Kenya", (2007)

 I. Pintelon:
"In vitro fysiological and functional morfological study of pulmonary neuroepithelial bodies", (2007)

A. Berges:
"Coronary blood flow in the non-infarcted myocardium during postinfarction remodelling",  (2006)

Shaira Sahebali:
"De rol van HPV DNA detectie en moleculaire merkers in de screening" , (2004)

F. De Jonge:
“Morphological and functional study of the interaction between mast cells and enteric neurons in the ileum of Schistosoma mansoni-infected mice”,  (2004)

K. Cryns:
“Analysis of genetic and epistatic factors responsible for inner ear defects in human and mouse”,  (2003)

J. Van Genechten:
“Functional morphological and quantitative study of neuroepithelial bodies and their complex innervation in rat models for primary pulmonary hypertension”,  (2003)

M. Wu:
“Morphological study of neuronal and non-neuronal elements in relation to motility in pig and rat esophagus”,  (2003)

F. Geurts:
“A morphological study of Golgi cells in relation to the cerebellar cortex”,  (2002)

J. Hens:
“Functional identification of enteric neurons in the small intestine of large mammals”,  (2002)

I. Brouns:
"Functional morphology of the selective innervation of neuroepithelial bodies: extremely complex airway receptors",  (2002)

A. De Laet:
"Morphological and functional study of the intrinsic innervation of the rat oesophagus", (2002)

W. Cornelissen:
"Study of the functional aspects of myenteric neurones with Dogiel type II morphology in mammals", (2000)