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



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Press Release 23/02/2017

The ER Stress Sensor PERK Coordinates ER-Plasma Membrane Contact Site Formation through Interaction with Filamin-A and F-Actin Remodeling

van Vliet A., Giordano F., Gerlo S., Segura I., Van Eygen S., Molenberghs G., Rocha S., Houcine A., Derua R., Verfaillie T., Vangindertael J., De Keersmaecker H., Waelkens E., Tavernier J., Hofkens J., Annaert W., Carmeliet P., Samali A., Mizuno H., Agostinis P. (2017). The ER Stress Sensor PERK Coordinates ER-Plasma Membrane Contact Site Formation through Interaction with Filamin-A and F-Actin Remodeling. Molecular Cell, art.nr. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcel.2017.01.020.


Press Links

https://nieuws.kuleuven.be/en/content/2017/perk-protein-opens-line-of-communication-between-the-inside-and-outside-of-cells
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-02/kl-ppo022317.php
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-perk-protein-line-cell.html
https://scifeeds.com/news/perk-protein-opens-line-of-communication-between-inside-and-outside-of-the-cell/
http://www.bioportfolio.com/news/article/3037132/PERK-protein-opens-line-of-communication-between-inside-and-outside-of-the.html 
http://www.hitechdays.com/news/178093/perk-protein-opens-line-of-communication-between-inside-and-outside-of-the-cell/
http://www.parallelstate.com/news/perk-protein-opens-line-of-communication-between-inside-and-outside-of-the-cell/417222



Press Release 01/02/2016

Tumor vessel normalization by chloroquine independent of autophagy

Maes H1, Kuchnio A2, Peric A3, Moens S2, Nys K1, De Bock K2, Quaegebeur A2, Schoors S2, Georgiadou M2, Wouters J4, Vinckier S2, Vankelecom H5, Garmyn M6, Vion AC7, Radtke F8, Boulanger C7, Gerhardt H9, Dejana E10, Dewerchin M2, Ghesquière B2, Annaert W3, Agostinis P11, Carmeliet P2.


Press Links

http://www.vib.be/en/news/Pages/Malaria-medicine-chloroquine-inhibits-tumor-growth-and-metastases.aspx
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140811132314.htm
http://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/dmf20140811_01213346
http://www.medsci.cn/article/show_article.do?id=bdfe3910e9a
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20140811/164/Dutch.aspx

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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

Contact:

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,
Email: 
patrizia.agostinis@kuleuven.be