KU Leuven has officially launched the Leuven Brain Institute (LBI). The institute is a new meeting place for brain researchers from all over the university. The goal is to boost knowledge about the nervous system through new collaborations.
Researchers from KU Leuven and the Francis Crick Institute have pinpointed 27 novel genes thought to prevent cancer from forming. Their findings could help develop personalised cancer treatments that target these genes.
KU Leuven ranks fifth in the Reuters world ranking of most innovative universities, which was published today. KU Leuven is the highest ranked non-American institution in the list. Stanford University, MIT, and Harvard score a podium finish.