Universities & teams

Universities having research projects supported by the Q.E.M.F.


Q.E.M.F. funded research projects

Projects 2008–2010



Prof. dr. Frans Van Roy

Functional analysis of novel adhesive and signaling proteins in development and tumorigenesis of neural tissues


Prof. dr. Vincent Timmerman, PhD

Molecular genetics and biology of Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathies


Prof. dr. Christine Van Broeckhoven, PhD, DSc

Progranulin in neurodegenerative dementia: genetic, functional and neuropathological characterization


Prof. dr. Yvette Michotte

Exploration of the memory enhancing effects of angiotensin IV and unravelling its mechanism of action


Prof. dr. Marc Parmentier

Characterization of G protein-coupled receptors involved in drug addiction and motor diseases



Prof. dr. Serge N. Schiffmann

Roles of specific neuronal populations in functions and disorders of basal ganglia: a transgenic and molecular approach


Prof. Pierre Vanderhaeghen, MD, PhD

Mechanisms of the development and evolution of the cerebral cortex

KU Leuven

Prof. dr. Peter Carmeliet

Unraveling the role and therapeutic potential of Flt1 receptor ligands in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)


Prof. dr. Peter Janssen

The presentation of three-dimensional shape in posterior parietal and premotor cortex of the rhesus monkey


Prof. dr. Wim Vanduffel

Large-scale causal functional interactions between cortical areas: from anatomy to neuro-pharmacology


Prof. dr. Rufin Vogels

Coding of biological motion in macaque monkeys: relating perception and neuronal selectivity


Prof. dr. André Goffinet

Genetic, molecular and cellular mechanisms of cortical development


Dr. Emmanuel Hermans

Cellular crosstalks in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: influence of neuroinflammation on astrocyte function and stem cell differentiation


Prof. dr. Pierre Maquet

Characterization of spontaneous brain activity in unconscious participants by multimodal functional neuroimaging


Prof. dr. Gustave Moonen

Characterization of new cellular and molecular mechanism underlying migration of interneurons in the telencephalon


Dr. Laurence Ris

Role of protein synthesis in late long-term potentiation (L-LTP)

Previous research projects