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Laureates of the Charcot Funds

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Jury of the Charcot Fund 2020

for the Belgian Charcot Foundation

  • Prof. Dr. Christian Sindic (President), Professor Emeritus of UCL
  • for the Belgian Study Group for MS

  • Prof. Bénédicte Dubois (President), Head of the Department of Neurology, University Hospitals Leuven
  • for the scientific committee of the Belgian Charcot Foundation

  • Prof. Dr. Alain Maertens de Noordhout, Head of Department of Neurology of CHR Citadelle Liège.
  • The invited experts

  • Prof. Dr. Carlo Pozzilli, Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Prof. Dr. André Goffinet, Professor Emeritus of the Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Neuroscience, UCLouvain, Belgium

Charcot Fund 2020 : € 500,000 For multiple sclerosis fundamental research

Grant

€60,000/ 2 years

Prof. Jerome Hendriks, Dr. Mansour Haidar and Prof. Noam Zelcer

The project

Disturbed lipophagy skews foamy macrophages to a disease-promoting phenotype in progressive MS
UHasselt, Biomedical Research Institute
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Grant

€45,000/ 2 years

Prof. Veerle Somers and Dr. Judith Fraussen

The project

Validation of age-associated B cells as therapeutic targets in MS
UHasselt, Biomedical Research Institute
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Grant

€50,000/ 2 years

Prof. Niels Hellings and Prof. Laurent Gillet

The project

Epstein Barr-virus and MS: new tricks from an old dog. Does imprinting of inflammatory monocytes provide an answer?
UHasselt, Biomedical Research Institute and Université de Liège
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Grant

€60,000/ 2 years

Prof. Vincent van Pesch, Dr. M. Alhouayek, Prof. G. Muccioli and Dr. L. D’auria

The project

Lipids and microRNAs from Extracellular Vesicles in Multiple Sclerosis: deciphering pathophysiology to discover novel therapeutic pathways
UCLouvain
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Grant

€47,000/ 2 years

Dr. Bieke Broux

The project

Inflammasome activation in T lymphocytes: a new player in the complex immune response in multiple sclerosis patients
UHasselt
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Grant

€39,235

Prof. Jeroen Van Schependom

The project

Application of transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation to enhance remyelination
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
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Grant

€51,590

Prof. Tom vanden Berghe

The project

Therapeutic exploration of lead ferroptosis inhibitors in MS
UAntwerpen
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Grant

€30,000

Dr. Elisabeth Piccart and Dr. Tim Vanmierlo

The project

Boosting myelin production in human pluripotent stem cell-derived oligodendrocytes
UHasselt
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Grant

€62,013/ 2 years

Prof. Peter Feys

The project

Implicit and explicit learning strategies for improving mobility-related cognitive motor dual task performance in Multiple Sclerosis
UHasselt
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Grant

€50,000/ 2 years

Prof. Roosmarijn Vandenbroucke

The project

Deciphering the role of extracellular vesicles (EVs) in multiple sclerosis
UGent
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