Dutch Children's Formulary now also in use abroad Drug database for pediatric dosing available online for German, Austrian and Norwegian physicians30 April 2021
The Kinderformularium, developed in the Netherlands, now also provides pediatricians and pharmacists abroad with a database of drug dosage recommendations specifically aimed at treating children.
E-learning avoids gastroscopy in patients with stomach complaints28 April 2021
Many patients with stomach complaints who are referred for a gastroscopy actually do not need that unpleasant examination. Thanks to an e-learning module, they become more aware of their complaints and many of them refrain from such an examination.
Image recognition for population-based lung cancer screening An interview with Bram van Ginneken26 April 2021
Being able to automatically recognize lung tumors on CT scans: professor of functional image analysis Bram van Ginneken developed software within his Vici project that is now used worldwide. The resulting cost savings bring the introduction of a population-based lung cancer screening closer.
Vici grant for Michiel Vermeulen Reading the epitranscriptome15 April 2021
Michiel Vermeulen, theme Cancer development and immune defense, has been awarded a Vici grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), one of the largest personal scientific awards in the Netherlands.
Genetische pleister ‘remt’ blindheid in patiënten met Usher syndroom Leidse ProQR bouwt onderzoek Radboudumc verder uit14 April 2021
Het Leidse biotechbedrijf ProQR Therapeutics presenteerde deze week positieve resultaten van een klinische fase I/II studie met het molecuul QR-421a, een molecuul dat in de vroegste fase is ontwikkeld door onderzoekers van het Radboudumc
Dry eyes can be treated with serum from donor blood17 March 2021
People with extremely dry eyes can be given serum eye drops derived from blood. For decades, this has been done with serum obtained from the patient's own blood (autologous). Researchers of Radboudumc, in collaboration with Sanquin, are showing that serum from donor blood (allogeneic) can be used.
A genetic patch to prevent hereditary deafness Research in Radboudumc shows that a therapeutic approach for DFNA9 can work3 March 2021
They can hear well up to about forty years old, but then suddenly deafness strikes people with DFNA9. The cells of the inner ear can no longer reverse the damage caused by a genetic defect in their DNA. Researchers at Radboud university medical center have now developed a “genetic patch”
A new consortium of the EU Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) aims to establish the biggest database of pathology images to accelerate the development of artificial intelligence in medicine28 January 2021
To take AI development in pathology to the next level, a European consortium combining leading European research centres, hospitals as well as major pharmaceutical industries, is going to develop a repository for the sharing of pathology data.
Demerger Radboud university medical center and Radboud University is a fact as of 1 January14 December 2020
Last Friday the board of the Stichting Katholieke Universiteit, together with the Executive Board of Radboud university medical center and the Executive Board of Radboud University, agreed on the ‘decision to separate’.
Royal honours for seven Radboud professors24 April 2020
On Friday 24 April, seven professors from Radboud University and Radboud university medical center received telephone calls from the mayors of their towns informing them that they had been awarded royal honours for their exceptional scientific and social merits.
Radboudumc researchers publish new insights into COVID-19 Consequences for treatment are now being examined internationally10 April 2020
Researchers at the Radboud university medical center seem to have found an essential mechanism in the disease process of Covid-19, which has so far been overlooked. If the insight is correct, it probably has important consequences for the treatment of the disease.
Jurgen Fütterer appointed Professor of Image-Guided Oncological Interventions26 February 2020
RIHS researcher Fütterer is an interventional radiologist and an expert in the field of cancer imaging techniques, image-guided interventions and robotics. He is also Professor at the Robotics and Mechatronics Group at the University of Twente.
Mark Janssen member of the Executive Board of Radboud university medical center from 15 March 202016 December 2019
Mr. Mark Janssen has been appointed by the Stichting Katholieke Universiteit as member of the Executive Board of Radboud university medical center (Radboudumc) from 15 March 2020, with the focus areas of finance and financial operational management, ICT, and construction.
Bertine Lahuis appointed Chair of the Executive Board of Radboud university medical center from 1 January 202013 November 2019
The Board of the Stichting Katholieke Universiteit has appointed Dr. Bertine Lahuis as Chair of the Executive Board of the Radboud university medical center from 1 January 2020.
Radboud University and Radboud university medical center are examining demerger9 September 2019
Stichting Katholieke Universiteit (SKU) is going to examine the possibility of the administrative demerger of Radboud University and Radboud university medical center. The aim is to make both organisations more efficient within an increasingly dynamic and complex environment.
Overwhelming number of participants for Radboudumc research studies at Lowlands festival19 August 2019
As representatives of the cardiology department Radboudumc, Marc Brouwer and Joris Nas look back on the 3-day Lowlands festival with great satisfaction. The Lowlands Saves Lives Trial was an overwhelming success with the inclusion of 383 festival attendees in a randomized study.
1.6 million euros for Radboud university medical center in new study into shorter tuberculosis treatment5 June 2019
The study is meant to reveal whether a shorter treatment using a new combination of four different antibiotics could be as effective as the regular, longer treatment for tuberculosis (TB).
Leon van Halder deceased28 March 2019
We are deeply saddened to hear that Leon van Halder has passed away on the 27th of March. Until recently, he was Chairman of the Executive Board of Radboud university medical center. Only a few weeks ago, he stepped down from this position because of his illness.
Ignacio Malagon, first professor of Pediatric Anaesthesiology in the Netherlands21 January 2019
Ignacio Malagon has been appointed professor of Pediatric Anaesthesiology at Radboud University / Radboud university medical center with effect from 1 January 2019. He is the first professor in this field in the Netherlands.
Making choices in healthcare is difficult but citizens will show politics the way22 June 2018
Well-informed citizens are not just aware of the financial necessity of making choices in healthcare, they are also prepared to make these choices. They do so by providing concrete criteria and examples, which serve as guidelines for politicians.