VIB scientists overview


  • Peter Carmeliet Lab

    • ERC group​
    • Vascular metabolism & (lymph)angiogenesis
    • Omics analysis of healthy and diseased human and mouse endothelial/vascular cells to understand and target metabolic pathways
    • Therapeutic anti-angiogenesis: tumor vessel normalization (TVN)
    • Endothelial cell metabolic target discovery and drug development
  • Bart De Strooper Lab

    • Basic mechanisms of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
    • Secretases of the amyloid peptide
    • Intramembrane proteolysis as a signaling mechanism
  • Holger Gerhardt Lab

    • ERC group
    • Importance of tip cell biology in vascular patterning, tumour angiogenesis and ischemic disease


  • Ludo Van Den Bosch Lab

    • ​acute and chronic axonal and neuronal degeneration and regeneration
    • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, hereditary motor neuropathy, frontotemporal dementia and stroke as a paradigm for acute neurodegeneration