University of Ghent

University of Ghent

University of Ghent   link Flemish Region
St. Pietersnieuwstraat 33, 9000 Gent


Stool transplantation shows promise for Parkinson’s disease

Health - Apr 4

Dr. Arnout Bruggeman (VIB-UGent-UZ Gent), Prof. Debby Laukens (UGent), Prof. Roosmarijn Vandenbroucke (VIB-UGent) en Prof. Patrick Santens (UZ Gent) Clinical study shows stool transplantation of healthy gut bacteria reduces Parkinson's disease symptoms. Parkinson's disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disease that affects millions worldwide.

Economics - Feb 7

King Philippe talked to student entrepreneurs and the DO! team


On 6 February, His Majesty the King visited the expertise center for entrepreneurship 'Durf Ondernemen' (DO!) at Ghent University.

Campus - Dec 7, 2023

Ghent University students help build circular pavilions at Tech Lane Ghent


Four students from the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture see their teaching assignment realised at the new Campus Zone on Eiland Zwijnaarde.

Career - Jan 17

How the Postdoc Community is helping our postdocs flourish


The Postdoc Community or PDC is an inclusive community by and for all postdoctoral researchers at UGent.

Life Sciences - Dec 6, 2023

Arctic vs Antarctic lake microbes: new research reveals unique evolutionary tales

Life Sciences

High Arctic (left) and Continental Antarctic (right) lake bottoms, covered by dense microbial mats.