Wim Robberecht

Professor of Neurology

Universite Catholique de Louvain

Wim Robberecht

The laboratory focuses on the mechanism of motor neuron degeneration as seen in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and distal hereditary motor neuropathies, aiming to contribte to the development of a therapy for these diseases. For this purpose, in vitro and several in vivo models are used, such as zebrafish, mice and rats.

The mechanism of motor neuron degeneration as relevant for amyotrophic lateral  sclerosis and distal hereditary motor neuropathies.