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Bart De Strooper is affiliated with the VIB-KU Leuven Center for Brain & Disease Research. He is professor at KU Leuven and at University College London where he is leading the UK Dementia Research Institute. 

Bart De Strooper

VIB - KU Leuven

Molecular Biologist
Herestraat 49
3000 Leuven

His ground breaking work on the role of presenilin in Alzheimer's disease has yielded him the Brain Price, the most prestigious award in the field of neuroscience. He published four hundred publications and  twenty patents, started two spin-offs and is still leading a highly international, diverse and dynamic research team at the KU Leuven Laboratory for Research on Neurodegenerative Diseases.

Team Vesalius visionairies

Flanders’ life sciences industry: the perfect combo of biotech, medtech, pharma and healthcare

Defining Flanders’ life sciences industry as diverse is an understatement. From young start-ups to established local firms and multinationals: the entire value chain – from research and discovery to development and commercialization – is represented in Belgium’s northern region. Thanks to fertile cross-pollination between biotech, medtech, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, Flanders offers a unique life sciences ecosystem that is underpinned by a robust financing landscape and a supportive government. Will your company claim its place in this dynamic hub?