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The Therapeutic Immunomodulation Group is led by Prof. Johan Kuiper. In this group we aim to identify novel immunologic targets and apply immunotherapy to inhibit or even prevent the development of atherosclerosis.
opposing effects of Chinese herbal medicine and natural compounds on immuno-modulation.
Can we link multiple components from herbal extracts with their biological activities?
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Modulation of the immune system for treatment of atherosclerosis
Cardiovascular diseases are the primary cause of death in the world with atherosclerosis as primary underlying cause.
A vaccine against thickened artery walls
Atherosclerosis (thickening of the artery wall) is the most common cause of heart attacks or strokes, and one of the most common causes of death in the western world. People with this condition have to take medicine all their lives, so a vaccine for atherosclerosis would be a breakthrough.
Amanda Foks receives ERA-CVD consortium grant
Amanda Foks (Division of BioTherapeutics) has been awarded a Horizon 2020, ERA-CVD joint transnational cardiovascular research grant. She will lead a consortium consisting of early career European scientists (Dimitrios Tsiantoulas, Medical University of Vienna, Austria; Julia Polansky-Biskup, Charité…
This Week’s Discoveries | 8 March 2016
Vascular and Regenerative Medicine
Methods of treatment for chronic illnesses are limited. Doctors and researchers at Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and Leiden University are working on new therapies as an alternative for organ transplants. The goal is to cure the illnesses by restoring organs to their original function. Stem…
Collaborative and effective drug development
There are many complex links in the chain that provides patients with new drugs: from fundamental science, to clinical tests, to production. The entire chain can be found in Leiden. The University, the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and the businesses at the Leiden Bio Science Park (LBSP) work…