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The Institute Born-Bunge is affiliated with the University of Antwerp - UA (Belgium).

The primary research projects of the different laboratories of the IBB study Alzheimer's disease and related conditions, Parkinson's disease, frontotemporal dementias, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, epilepsy, peripheral neuropathies and muscle disorders.

The IBB focuses at a better integration and correlation of fundamental, clinical and neuropathological data concerning neurological conditions employing molecular genetics, biochemistry, experimental analyses of behavioural alterations and computational neurosciences.

The IBB Biobank is a mutual initiative of the research units of the IBB department of Neurology that is based upon the original brain bank.


Job vacancy: Analyst Electron Microscopy

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Summer period closure University of Antwerp 2016

The University of Antwerp will be closed from 08-08-2016 to 15-08-2016.
If you collect CSF samples for biomarker analyses (Aβ1-42, T-tau, P-tau181P, 14-3-3 protein) during this period, please store them at -20C and send them on dry ice from 16-08-2016 onwards.

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Biological Markers in CSF

ELISA: β-amyloïd peptide (Aβ1-42), total protein tau (tau) en Phospho-tau (P-tau181P)
IMMUNOBLOT: 14-3-3 protein
RT-QuIC: PrPRes (prion protein)

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Biopsy samples