Projects

Last updated on 11-10-2018 by Pierre Daubresse

Our research projects illustrate the important role science and research plays at Sciensano. You can explore how science is conducted and the many types of science performed at Sciensano. You can find out about our partnerships and how Sciensano invests in research. You can also access reports and publications related to Sciensano’s scientific activities and discover the faces and places that make science happen at Sciensano. It illustrates our contribution to healthy all life long.

Acronym Start date End date Service Keywords
Next Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatics for Public Health NGS&Bio-IT February 2, 2015 Transversal activities in applied genomics whole genome sequencing, bioinformatics, pathogen, public health
Belgian neuromuscular diseases registry BNMDR January 1, 2008 Health services research neuromuscular diseases, register
Belgian Cystic Fibrosis Registry BCFR October 1, 2006 Health services research Cystic fibrosis, Registry, Quality of care
TekenNet/TiquesNet/ZeckenNet TiquesNet June 1, 2015 Epidemiology of infectious diseases ticks, tick bites, risk map, citizen surveillance, prevention, Lyme borreliosis
BCCM/IHEM fungi collection: human and animal health BCCM/IHEM January 1, 2016 Mycology and aerobiology
Assessment of the toxicity of pesticides for agricultural use at national and international level PESTBIONAT & PESTINT January 2, 1990 Risk and health impact assessment pesticides, plant protection products, toxicity, hazard and risk assessment
National reference center for bacterial meningitis and gastrointestinal diseases NRC bactMeng&gastro January 1, 1960 Bacterial diseases
Initiative for Quality Improvement and Epidemiology in Children and Adolescents with Diabetes IQECAD February 1, 2009 Health services research Diabetes, diabetes care, diabetic children, diabetic adolescents, young diabetic patients, quality improvement, audit-feedback
Surveillance of pollen and fungal spores in the outdoor air in Belgium AirAllergy January 1, 1982 Mycology and aerobiology pollen, rhinitis, allergy
Development of targeted genotyping methods for improved drug resistance surveillance mPLEXABR June 1, 2014 Bacterial diseases, Transversal activities in applied genomics, Veterinary bacteriology antibiotic resistance, genetic determinant, multiplex identification, beta-lactamases, fluoroquinolones, enterobacteriaceae
Preparation of an epidemiological response tool in the event of a sanitary crisis due to a chemical accident November 3, 2014 Risk and health impact assessment crises, chemical accident, emergency preparedness, biomonitoring
Diagnosis-Based Morbidity Statistics MORBISTAT April 1, 2010 Lifestyle and chronic diseases population health monitoring, morbidity
National Reference Center for tuberculosis and mycobacteria NRC Tuberc&myco January 1, 1990 Bacterial diseases
Belgian national Food Consumption Survey FCS January 1, 2004 Lifestyle and chronic diseases food, consumption, usual intake, fat, sugar, carbohydrates, proteins, energy, vitamins, minerals, salt, iodine, guidelines
Initiative for Quality improvement and Epidemiology in Diabetes IQED November 7, 2001 Health services research Diabetes, diabetes care, quality improvement, audit-feedback
Surveillance of Belgian honeybees colonies mortality 2017-2018 HealthyBee September 22, 2016 Veterinary epidemiology honeybee, mortality, bee health surveillance, Apis Mellifera, random forest, Varroa Destructor, apiary management, risk factors
Improvement of anti-TB treatment by study of antibiotic resistance mechanisms TB drugs June 24, 2013 Bacterial diseases mycobacterium tuberculosis, antibiotic resistance, genetic changes, protein structure, mutants, DNA sequencing
Exposure Risk Assessments ERA January 1, 2004 Lifestyle and chronic diseases food, additives, contaminants, exposure, risk assesment
Molecular database foodborne outbreak MolDbFBO October 1, 2016 Foodborne pathogens, Bacterial diseases, Transversal activities in applied genomics foodborne pathogens, typing, molecular database, outbreak investigation
Initiative for Quality improvement and Epidemiology in multidisciplinary Diabetic Foot Clinics IQED-Foot July 1, 2014 Health services research Diabetes, diabetes care, diabetic foot, quality improvement, audit-feedback
Network of pediatric infectious disease surveillance PediSurv October 1, 2002 Epidemiology of infectious diseases Pedisurv network, network of pediatricians and general practitioners, surveillance, pediatric infectious diseases, infectious diseases in children, data registration, measles, poliomyelitis (polio), varicella, invasive pneumococcal infections, acute flaccid paralysis (AFP), mumps, congenital rubella syndrome (CRS), Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), influenza virus
Research into levels of heavy metals in the marine environment Mer du Nord January 1, 1972 Trace elements and nanomaterials heavy metals, trace elements, monitoring, biota, North Sea, OSPAR, ICES
Network of General Practitioners SGPs January 1, 1979 Health services research, Epidemiology of infectious diseases surveillance, sentinel, general practice
Antibiotics and resistance AMR-human January 1, 1960 Bacterial diseases
Bioavailability and transformation of arsenic from food: role of food preparation, preservation and digestion BIOTRAs February 1, 2012 January 31, 2015 Trace elements and nanomaterials arsenic, speciation, bioaccessibility, risk evaluation, exposure, food preparation
Modeling the absorption of cadmium in leaf and root crops FoodCad March 1, 2014 February 29, 2016 Trace elements and nanomaterials, Organic contaminants and additives cadmium, spinach, carrots, modeling, root uptake
Method validation of nanomaterial characterisation by single particle ICP-MS and Dynamic Light Scattering NanoVAL January 1, 2016 June 30, 2016 Trace elements and nanomaterials nanomaterials, validation, dynamic light scattering, single particle ICP-MS
Analysis and risk characterisation for arsenic species in food supplements COMPAs November 1, 2015 October 31, 2016 Trace elements and nanomaterials food supplements, arsenic species, risk evaluation
A common European approach to the regulatory testing of Manufactured Nanomaterials NANoREG March 1, 2013 February 28, 2017 Trace elements and nanomaterials nanomaterials, EC definition, TEM, inter laboratory comparison, SOP validation
Nuclear Emergency Situations Improvement of Medical and Health Surveillance SHAMISEN December 1, 2015 May 31, 2017 Risk and health impact assessment nuclear accident, recommendations, medical and health surveillance, populations affected

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