Revealing the many faces of cancer: Pointillism, heterogeneity, and plasticity 

Revealing the many faces of cancer: Pointillism, heterogeneity, and plasticity 

A tumor is a complex ecosystem. Understanding how this ecosystem of different cell types in the tumor microenvironment works is a crucial step toward personalized, effective treatments. Meet the Pointillism 2.0 project of the VIB Grand Challenges Program and some of the insights that have inspired it.  

May 16, 2024
Conversations with alumni: Immuno-Oncology

Conversations with alumni: Immuno-Oncology

An interview with Mathias Wenes

May 7, 2024

Spatial omics: Understanding life in 3D 

Spatial omics: Understanding life in 3D 

Recent advances in the life sciences have given researchers increasingly detailed insights into the molecular mechanisms underlying health and disease. One thing, however, is missing: the spatial dimension. Spatial omics seeks to remedy this and VIB has invested in this suite of technologies since it burst on the scene. But what is spatial omics, and what are the challenges that remain?  

April 29, 2024

A new pharmaceutical target for schwannoma?

A new pharmaceutical target for schwannoma?

The team of Anna Sablina (VIB-KU Leuven Center for Cancer Biology) reveals how a specific mutation contributes to tumor formation

April 23, 2024

'We suspect Alzheimer's begins as early as your 40s'

'We suspect Alzheimer's begins as early as your 40s'

Experts Rosa Rademakers and Bart De Strooper on the search for a breakthrough

April 22, 2024

The first inhabitants of our bio-incubator

The first inhabitants of our bio-incubator

An interview with 272bio and Molecubes

April 21, 2024

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