Laureates of the Charcot Funds

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Charcot Fund Jury 2017

For the Belgian Multiple Sclerosis Study Group

  • Dr Pierrette Seeldrayers (CHU Charleroi)
  • Dr Danny decoo (AZ Alma)
  • Prof. Alex Michotte (VUB)

For the Belgian Neurological Society

  • Prof. Alain Maertens de Noordthout (General Secretary)
  • Prof Jacques De Keyser (UZ Brussel)
  • Dr. Guy Laureys (UZ Gent)

For the Charcot Foundation

  • Prof. Christian Sindic (President)

Charcot Fund 2017 : € 258.900 For multiple sclerosis fundamental research

Grant

€ 25,000

Ms. Adeline Rinchon

The project

The impact of brain inflammation in the EAE model on the synaptic plasticity of the hippocampus and cognition
Neurosciences Department- UMons
Detail of the grant

Grant

€ 44,500

Dr. Tom Vanden Berghe and Prof. Peter Vandenabeele

The project

Study of ferroptosis in multiple sclerosis
Inflammation Research Center, VIB-Ugent / Department of Biomedical Molecular Biology, Ghent University
Detail of the grant

Grant

€ 30,000 and € 30,000

Dr. Bieke Broux and Prof. Dr. Nathalie Cools

The project

Research on the underlying migration mechanisms of dendritic cells and regulatory T cells in multiple sclerosis: investigation of the dynamics of gene expression profiles using RNA sequencing
Laboratorium voor Experimentele Hematologie – Universiteit Antwerpen et Biomedical Research Institute - Universiteit Hasselt
Detail of the grant

Grant

€ 58,000

Prof. Dr. Miguel D’haeseleer and his team

The project

Does cerebral hypoperfusion play a role in reduced axonal metabolism, cognitive decline and fatigue in patients with multiple sclerosis?
Department of Neurology - UZ Brussel
Detail of the grant

Grant

€ 30,000 / 2 years

Dr. Anne des Rieux

The project

The use of nanomedicines to enable promising bioactive molecules to achieve the status of multiple sclerosis therapy
Louvain Drug Research Institute - UCL
Detail of the grant

Grant

€ 41,400

Dr. Guy Laureys

The project

Noradrenergic modulation of innate and adaptive immune responses: Role in pathogenesis and treatment of EAE
Department of Neurology – UZ Gent
Detail of the grant