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Staff members

Academic staff

Alessandra K. Cardozo
akupperc [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6306
room E2.5.112
Ph.D.

Research: Study of molecular pathways that contribute to pancreatic beta cell death and/or pro-inflammatory responses during diabetes


André Herchuelz
herchu [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6201
room G1.6.212
Honorary Professor, M.D., Ph.D.

Research: Mechanisms of beta cell proliferation and expansion

Teaching: Pharmacology and ethics of clinical trials


Anne Op De Beeck
Anne.Op.De.Beeck [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6081
room G1.5.214
Lecturer, Ph.D.

Research: Study of the mechanisms of pancreatic cell death and permissivity during viral infection

Teaching: Virology


Décio L. Eizirik
deizirik [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6242
room E2.5.110
Professor M.D., Ph.D.
Head of the ULB Center for Diabetes Research

Research: Mechanisms of beta cell dysfunction and death in type 1 diabetes

Teaching: Diabetes, autoimmune disease, scientific communication


Laurence Ladrière
laurence.ladriere [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6138
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6787
room E2.5.111
room E2.3.208
Lecturer, Ph.D.

Research: Study of molecular mechanisms involved in apoptosis of beta cells in type 2 diabetes

Teaching: General biology



Mariana Igoillo-Esteve
migoillo [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6092
room E2.5.206
Lecturer, Ph.D.
Research: Monogenic forms of diabetes
Miriam Cnop
mcnop [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6305
room E2.5.113
Lecturer, M.D., Ph.D.
Head of the type 2 diabetes research group

Research: Pathogenic mechanisms of pancreatic beta cell dysfunction and death in type 2 diabetes and monogenic forms of diabetes

Teaching: Molecular endocrinology

Administrative staff

Alexandra Geeurickx
ageeuric [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6238
room E2.5.109
Secretary

Scientific staff


Alexander Balhuizen
a.balhuizen [at] gmail.com
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6107
room E2.5.108
Ph.D.
Research: Detection and evaluation of biomarkers for beta cell mass estimation

Alexandra Coomans de Brachène
alcooman [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6107
room E2.5.108
Ph.D.
Research: Mechanisms by which cytokines induce ER stress and apoptosis in human beta cells

Ana Oliveira
anafmart [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6314
room E2.5.212
Ph.D. student
Research: Study of the molecular pathways regulating pancreatic beta cell dysfunction and apoptosis in diabetes
Baroj Abdulkarim
baroj.abdulkarim [at] hotmail.com
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6315
room E2.5.214
Ph.D. student
Research: Molecular mechanism of beta cell demise in type 2 diabetes

Chiara Vantaggiato
Chiara.Vantaggiato [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6081
room G1.5.212 room
Ph.D. student
Research: Coxsackievirus infection of pancreatic beta cells induces ER stress

Cristina Cosentino
cristina.cosentino3 [at] gmail.com
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6306
room E2.5.112
PhD
Research: Role of methyl-transferase TRMT10A and tRNA modification in beta cell function

Esther Lizárraga-Mollinedo
elizarra [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6107
room E2.5.108
Ph.D.
Research: Role of alternative splicing in pancreatic beta-cell dysfunction and death in diabetes mellitus

Fabio A. Grieco
fagrieco [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6138
room E2.5.111
Ph.D.
Research: microRNA expression in type 1 diabetes

Flávia M. M. de Paula
flaviammdepaula [at] gmail.com
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6315
room E2.5.214
Ph.D.
Research viral infection of beta cells

Isabelle Millard
imillard [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6107
room E2.5.108
M.Sc.
Research: Selection of targets for beta cell imaging probes and the relation between endoplasmatic reticulum stress and apoptosis

Jean-Valery Turatsinze
jturatsi [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6107
room E2.5.108
Ph.D.
Research: Systems biology approaches to biomarker discovery and alternative splicing study in diabetes

Jonàs Juan Mateu
jonasjoanm [at] gmail.com
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6107
room E2.5.113
Ph.D.
Research: Deciphering the alternative splicing networks in beta cell

Kira Meyerovich
kira.meyerovich [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6306
room E2.5.112
Ph.D. student
Research: Impact of MCL1 on diabetes

Laetitia Kubler
lkubler [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6259
room G1.5.214
Ph.D. student
Research: Tropism of parvovirus B19 for the liver

Laura Marroquí Esclapez
lmarroqui [at] hotmail.com
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6217
room E2.5.114
Ph.D.
Research: The role of type 1 diabetes candidate genes in beta cell apoptosis

Maria Ines Alvelos
mioalv [at] gmail.com
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6107
room E2.5.108
Ph.D. Student
Research: Alternative Splicing in type 1 diabetes

Maria Maria Lytrivi
mlytrivi [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 3469
room E2.5.210
M.D., Ph.D. Student
Research: Investigation of molecular mechanisms of lipotoxicity in pancreatic beta cells

Miguel Lopes
miguelaglopes [at] gmail.com
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6107
room E2.5.108
Ph.D.
Research: Gene regulatory networks, causal inference, time series analysis

Monia Cito
monia.cito [at] hotmail.it
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6087
room G1.6.210
Ph.D.
Research: Role of heme-regulated eIF2α-kinase (HRI) in beta cells

Natalia Moretti Violato
nviolato [at] fc.unesp.br
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 8908
room G1.6.211
Ph.D. student
Research: Study of molecular signalling involved in pancreatic beta cell death

Reinaldo Sousa dos Santos
reiufrj [at] gmail.com
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6107
room E2.5.108
Ph.D.
Research: The role of type 1 diabetes candidate genes in beta cell apoptosis

Sanna Toivonnen
stoivone [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6315
room E2.5.214
Ph.D.
Research: Studying the Molecular Pathways Involved in beta-cell Impairement and Apoptosis in Diabetes by Utilizing Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (hiPSC)

Stephane Demine
sdemine [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6306
room E2.5.112
Ph.D.
Research: Identification of new biomarkers compatible with the in vivo imaging of beta cells

Vinicius Fernandes Cruzat
vinicruzat [at] gmail.com
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6107
room E2.5.108
Ph.D., BSND., BPhEd.
Research: The in vivo role of the splicing regulator Nova1 in pancreatic β-cells and its role in models of type 1 diabetes

Technical staff

Anyishaï Z. Musuaya
amusuaya [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6314
room E2.5.212

Michaël Pangerl
michael_pangerl [at] hotmail.com
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6311
room E2.5.207

Nathalie Pachera
npachera [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6275
room G1.6.208

Stéphanie Mertens
Stephanie.Mertens [at] ulb.ac.be
tel. ++32 (0)2 555 6312
room E2.5.208