The role of cellular plasticity in cancer
Cancer cell plasticity, the ability of cells to change their identity, is involved in formation of metastasis, resistance to therapies and disease recurrence.
EEG controlled triage in the ambulance for acute ischemic stroke
Endovascular stroke treatment is effective, but performed in selected hospitals. Pre-hospital identification helps paramedics to choose the right hospital.
Major breakthroughs in lymphoma and leukemia therapy: Ibrutinib and Venetoclax
Important contributions are made to preclinical and clinical investigations involving targeted therapies for lymphoma and leukemia patients: from bench to bedside, and back!
Oncokompas, a fully automated behavioral intervention technology to support cancer survivors
Oncokompas helps cancer survivors self-monitor symptoms, obtain automated tailored information and receive personalized access to supportive care options.
Thrombosis research at ACS
Research areas span all clinical domains of thromboembolism. The flip side of the coagulation coin, bleeding disorders, is also a subject of our research interests.
Endothelial dynamics in blood vessels
The endothelium is capable of adapting to mechanical forces that are derived from changes in blood pressure, blood flow, or stiffening of the vessel wall.
Monitoring through wearables - XPATCH
The tech-world creates wearables that helps users live healthier lives. This project aims at developing next-generation wearable skin-patches for ultrasensitive real-time health and wellness monitoring,
Impact of nationwide enhanced implementation of best practices in pancreatic cancer care (PACAP-1)
This study evaluates whether a nationwide program of best practices in pancreatic cancer care can improve 1-year overall survival and quality of life.
DIPLOMA trial: a clinical study to determine safety and effectiveness of minimally invasive versus open surgery in pancreatic cancer
The DIPLOMA trial aims to answer concerns about the use of minimally invasive surgery for the treatment of pancreatic cancer.
Clinical implications of epigenetic changes
The research led by professor Marcel Mannens focusses on (epi)genetic changes that lead to disease and/or aberrant development.