T lymphocytes : from basic biology to immunotherapy

Oberdan LEOOberdan LEO is Full Professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles where he teaches Immunology and Cellular Biology at the Faculté des Sciences and conducted a research group at the Laboratory of Animal Physiology. He is also Assistant Professor at the Université de Mons. Since 1999, Oberdan LEO has served as President of the Belgian Immunological Society. His major research interests deal with the relationship between metabolism and the inflammatory response and the analysis of T helper subsets differentiation pathways. His contributions in these areas resulted in more than 115 publications in top-ranked journals including Nature Medicine, the Journal of Experimental Medicine, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) and the Journal of Immunology. According to the Thomson Institute for Scientific Information, his article on the generation of a monoclonal anti-mouse CD3 monoclonal antibody has been cited more than 2000 times. Oberdan LEO serves since several years as consultant for GSK Biologicals, the company that initiated in 2004 the public-private partnership with the ULB and the Walloon Region which supports the Institute for Medical Immunology.

  • Professor Oberdan LEO
    Université Libre de Bruxelles
    Institute for Medical Immunology

    Rue Adrienne Bolland, 8
    B-6041 Gosselies, Belgium
    Phone: +32.2.650.95.60
    Fax: +32.2.650.95.63
    E-mail: oleo@ulb.ac.be