Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'Cancer Therapy''
At the recently held conference hosted by OncoDNA in the IPG building (Gosselies, Belgium) Jean-Pol Detiffe (CEO, OncoDNA) and Martine Piccart (Co-founder and chair, BIG) announced the launch of a multi-year analysis program AURORA, conducted by [...]
Breakthrough treatment for neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) is now available in Belgium (Bordet Institute)
For the first time, a new form of targeted radiotherapy, or PRRT (Peptide Receptor Radio Therapy) using Lutetium-177 octreotate is available in Belgium. Thanks to a long-term endeavour of logistics, processes and national approval issues, this [...]
Belgian Yves Jongen: one of the three nominees for the European Inventor lifetime achievement Award for proton therapy cancer treatment
Yves Jongen a true pioneer in the domain of proton therapy was selected as one of the three nominees for the European Inventor lifetime achievement Award for his development of proton therapy to cure cancer. With his [...]
OncoDNA of Belgium provides first partnership in Molecular Diagnostics outside of the US for CollabRx, Inc
Belgium based OncoDNA SA, a company providing DNA next generation sequencing (NGS) tests for clinical use in cancer, recently announced a multi-year agreement to purchase CollabRx‘s SaaS-based technology and content resources. The US–based data analytics company, [...]
Mithra pharmaceuticals: making the most of its Belgian homeland with new Liège investment and creation of 160 jobs
François Fornieri, founder and CEO of Mithra Pharmaceuticals and former manager of the year in 2011(Trends-Tendances), recently announced he will be making an important €40-50 million long-term investment in Liège that is expected to create 160 [...]
IBA of Belgium and Apollo Hospitals sign contract to install the first proton therapy center in India.
Headquartered in Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.), a global high-tech leader in next generation radiation therapy and diagnostics for the treatment of cancer, has signed a contract to establish the first proton therapy center [...]
Cédric Blanpain receives Liliane Bettencourt Prize for his outstanding quality of international publications!
Adding to his achievements (see article posted July 13th, 2012) and his award for stem cell research, Cédric Blanpain, professor at the ULB, WELBIO IRIBHM investigator and Faculty of Medicine of the ULB, has been announced [...]
Launch of OncoDNA(Gosselies, Belgium) to focus entirely on personalized DNA sequencing of cancer patients.
The company will focus entirely on personalized DNA sequencing* of cancer patients. Detiffe, a former CEO and founder of DNAVision, recently announced the launch of OncoDNA(Gosselies, Belgium) after receiving funding of more than €2 million ($2.6 [...]
Foundation Fournier-Majoie Award given to Prof. Gallez and his team at UCL (Louvain, Belgium) for developing way to measure tumor oxygenation.
Prof. Bernard Gallez, recognized internationally for his expertise in tissue oxygenation measurements, has recently been granted, along with his team from the Catholic University of Louvain, the Foundation Fournier-Majoie (FFM) award for their development of a [...]