Our laboratory is situated at the health sciences campus of Gasthuisberg in research building O&N1



New CDRT research paper published in Molecular Cell. Read our latest research about the our novel finding that the ER stress kinase PERK can orchestrate Endoplasmic Reticulum-Plasma membrane contact sites by interacting with FLNA and regulating the F-actin network. (Link)

New CDRT research paper published in Human Molecular Genetics(Link)

New CDRT research paper published in Cell death & Differentiation. (Link)

CDRT Lab is going to organize the 25th Edition of the European Cell Death Organisation (ECDO) Conference in Leuven, Belgium in September 2017. Stay tuned for further updates and website link (will be posted here soon)!

Congratulations Dr. Alex van Vliet for successfully defending your PhD thesis and successfully completing your doctoral degree at KU Leuven in October 2016.

Congratulations to Monica Vara Perez and Erminia Romano for wining Poster Prizes.

Congratulations Mónica Vara Pérez (PhD mandate), Dr. Marco Schaaf (Postdoc mandate) and Dr. Abhishek D. Garg (Postdoc renewal mandate) for receiving the respective long-term FWO Fellowships in 2016.

Congratulations Dr. Abhishek D. Garg for receiving the Annual Prize of the KU Leuven Research Council (Biomedical Sciences category) in May 2016 (for further details, please see this link)

New CDRT research paper published in Science Translational Medicine: Read our latest research about the next-generation dendritic cell immunotherapy based on the concept of immunogenic cancer cell death, used for combating the notorious aggressively brain cancer, glioblastoma (Link)

× Close

Where to find us:

Useful links to reach Leuven:
Official tourist page: Link
Transfer by train: Leuven is about 30min away by train from Brussels airport. Trains to Leuven leave Brussels airport approx. every 15min.
To reach Campus Gasthuisberg see this link


To contact the lab, please send an email to: 
Patrizia Agostinis
Cell Death Research and Therapy Lab, Department of Cellular & Molecular Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
Campus Gasthuisberg, O&N I Herestraat 49 - bus 802
3000 Leuven, Belgium
Tel 003216330650,