Queen Elisabeth Medical Foundation


Universities & teams

Q.E.M.F. funded research projects
Programme 2002-2004

Onderzoeksprogramma KU Leuven

KU Leuven

  • Prof. dr. Lut Arckens
    Investigation of the molecular mechanisms of adult cortical plasticity in mammals using functional protemics.
  • Prof. dr. Guy Orban
    Processing of visual information in extrastriate cortex of human and non-human primates.
  • Prof. Rik Vandenberghe, MD, PhD
    The functional neuroanatomy of naming, reading and knowing in the intact brain and in Alzheimer's disease.
  • Prof. dr. Wim Vanduffel
    Functional Magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in awake behaving monkeys establishing the link between human imaging and monkey electrophysiology.
  • Prof. dr. Rufin Vogels
    Shape representations in macaque inferior temporal cortex.
Onderzoeksprogramma UA


Onderzoeksprogramma voor de UCL


Onderzoeksprogramma UGent


  • Prof. dr. Christophe Ampe
    Role and regulation of action binding proteins of the profilin, cofilin, b-thymosin and Ena/VASP families in actin filament dynamics during neuronal outgrowth.
  • Prof. dr. Luc Leybaert
    Glio-Vascular calcium signaling and Neurovascular metabolic coupling in the brain.
Onderzoeksprogramma ULB


  • Prof. dr. Eric Bellefroid
    Notch signaling during vertebrate early neural development.
  • Prof. dr. Massimo Pandolfo
    Pathogenesis of cellular dysfunction and death in frataxin deficiency.
  • Prof. dr. Marc Parmentier
    Functional characterization of orphan G protein-coupled receptors expressed in brain.
  • Prof. dr. Serge N. Schiffmann
    Functions and dysfunctions of the Basal Ganglia and the Cerebellum in the control of motricity. Physiopathology of the enteric nervous system and interstitial cells in gastrointestinal motility.
  • Dr. Pierre Vanderhaeghen
    Molecular and cellular mechanisms of development of neuronal connectivity in the cerebral cortex.
Onderzoeksprogramma ULg


  • Prof. dr. Pierre Maquet
    Part one: States of altered consciousness.
    Part two: Controlled processes and automatic processes, in physiological and pathological conditions.
  • Prof. dr. Gustave Moonen
    Cellular and molecular strategies in the regeneration of the nervous system.
Onderzoeksprogramma UMons


  • Dr. Laurence Ris
    Study of the mechanisms underlying vestibular compensation, a model of brain plasticity.