Medical Biotechnology

Success Story

Automated blood test for chronic liver disease

Up to 29 million people in the EU suffer from chronic liver disease. A novel diagnostic test for chronic liver diseases, based on the analysis of serum proteins, has been developed by the Nico Callewaert team (VIB-UGent). 

Grand Challenges Program

The VIB Grand Challenges projects are by default induced by ‘reverse’ translational (applied research, not basic research) questions and issues that are triggered in daily practice and work backwards starting from the patient or crop.