Starting in 2022, the King Baudouin Foundation (KBF) and the Belgian HIV Research Consortium (BREACH) have put in place a collaborative process aiming to provide support to research projects in the field of HIV developped by Belgian teams.
With the financial support of the Fund for scientific research against AIDS, managed by the King Baudouin Foundation and of the industry, ViiV Healthcare and Gilead, the support will be 400 000 Euros.
We are pleased to announce here the winner of this HIV Basic Call.
Congratulations to the Belgian Team of Linos Vandekerckhove (UGent), Sabine Allard (UZ Brussel), Joeri Aerts (VUB), Zeger Debyser (KULeuven), Carine Van Lint (ULB), Gilles Darcis (CHU Liège), Stéphane De Wit (CHU Saint-Pierre) who have submitted the project intitulated ” In-depth characterization of the dynamics of the functional latent reservoir in long-term cART-treated people living with HIV-1 from Belgium. This integrated project is conceptualized by different research centres in Belgium composed of both basic and translational researchers.
This project has been very well evaluated by 3 international reviewers and have received a positive evaluation from the KBF Management Commitee.
We wish them a fruitful collaboration.
In 2024, a call for HIV Clinical projects will be launched.