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Laureates of the Charcot Funds

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Jury of the Charcot Fund 2021

for the Belgian Charcot Foundation

Prof. Dr. Christian Sindic (President), Professor Emeritus of UCLouvain

for the scientific committee of the Belgian Charcot Foundation

Prof. Dr Bernard Dachy, Head of Department of Neurology and Revalidation, CHU Brugmann.

Prof. Dr. Alain Maertens de Noordhout, Head of Department of Neurology, CHR Citadelle, Liège.

Prof. Dr Alex Michotte, Head of Department of Neurology, UZ Brussels.

Dr Pierrette Seeldrayers, Neurologist.

International MS expert

Prof. Dr. Jérôme de Sèze, Head of Department of Neurology of CHU Strasbourg, France

Charcot Fund 2021 : € 500,000 For multiple sclerosis fundamental research

Grant

€76,350/ 2 years

Dr. Solène Dauby, Prof. Pierre Maquet and Dr. Emilie Lommers

The project

Multimodal quantification of brain microstructure in MS patients
ULiège - Cyclotron research center
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Grant

€27,042/ 1 year

Prof. Stanislas Goriely, Prof. Muriel Moser and Dr. Isabel Vogel

The project

Agonistic anti-CD27 treatment in Multiple Sclerosis
Université Libre de Bruxelles
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Grant

€50,000/ 1 year

Prof. Veerle Somers, Dr. Judith Fraussen, Dr. Bieke Broux and en Prof. Markus Kleinewietfeld

The project

Immune changes after ocrelizumab treatment in MS patients
UHasselt - BIOMED
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Grant

€40,000/ 2 years

Prof. Laurence Ris

The project

MS and cognition: a rodent model of neuroinflammation
UMons
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Grant

€47,385/ 2 years

Dr. Jennifer Vandooren and Prof. Ghislain Opdenakker

The project

Proteolysis in Multiple Sclerosis
KU Leuven - Rega Institute for Medical Reserach
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Grant

€71,562/ 1 year

Prof. Marie D'hooghe, Prof. Jeroen Raes and Prof. Marie Bjerke

The project

Gut microbiome in first degree relatives of persons with MS
Nationaal MS Centrum Melsbroek - Center for Neurosciences
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Grant

€48,650/ 2 years

Dr. Bieke Broux and Dr. Baharak Hosseinkhani

The project

Extracellular vesicles: Key players in multiple sclerosis
UHasselt - BIOMED
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Grant

€60,000 / 2 years

Dr. Jeroen Bogie and Dr. Noam Zelcer

The project

Immuno-palmitoylation in MS
UHasselt - BIOMED and Department of Medical Biochemistry - Amsterdam University Medical Center
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Grant

€43,000/ 2 years

Prof. Sofie Struyf and Prof. Niels Hellings

The project

The role of neutrophils in MS
KULeuven and UHasselt
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Grant

€38,715/ 2 years

Dr. Inez Wens and Prof. Nathalie Cools

The project

BDNF-engineered Treg in MS
UAntwerpen - Laboratory of experimental hematology
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