30/03/2016 - A mysterious inflammatory disease has been afflicting a Flemish family for three generations, causing severe skin lesions, fevers, pain and exhaustion. This disease, which previously had no known cause or cure, has now been identified as PAAND.
21/03/2016 - New research under the direction of Adrian Liston (VIB/KU Leuven) has discovered that a common genetic defect in beta cells may underlie both forms of diabetes. This research was published in the international scientific journal Nature Genetics.
15/02/2016 - Dr Adrian Liston, a researcher at VIB and KU Leuven who co-led the research said: "This is the first time anyone has looked at the immune profiles of two unrelated individuals in a close relationship.
15/12/2015 - Adrian Liston (VIB/KU Leuven) has been awarded the prestigious Belgian FrancquiChair 2015 - 2016 by the Free University of Brussels.
02/07/2015 - A team comprised of scientists at VIB, KU Leuven and UZ Leuven has made significant progress in uncovering the connection between psychological factors and the immune system.
09/09/2014 - For the first time the Jeffrey Modell Foundation is giving a research grant to a Belgian laboratory. The team of Adrian Liston from VIB-KU Leuven will use the grant to develop a gene therapy to cure children that suffer from IPEX syndrome.
14/07/2013 - Researchers led by Adrian Liston at VIB and the University of Leuven have discovered the genes that control the number of regulatory T cells in the body, a critical determinant for setting the strength of immune responses.
26/07/2011 - A new cell type, derived from FoxP3(+) regulatory T cells, helps to determine the balance of the immune system. Adrian Liston from VIB and K.U.Leuven is publishig about this discovery in Nature Medicine and Blood.