Laura van der Taelen
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Identifying new inflammatory drivers that wire kidney dysfunction and cerebral vascular pathology together.
Laura is born in Belgium and holds a master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences, specialisation Molecular Mechanisms in Health and Disease, from Hasselt University (2021). During the first Master’s internship at the Biomedical Research Institute (BIOMED) in Diepenbeek, she conducted research concerning microglia in neurodevelopmental disorders. In the final internship, she studied novel therapeutic strategies for multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury using different animal models and molecular techniques. With a strong interest in novel therapeutic approaches, she is now undertaking her PhD research at Maastricht University on identifying new inflammatory drivers that wire kidney dysfunction and cerebral vascular pathology together.