Nijmegen literally puts Digital Health on the map Flourishing ecosystem gets its own interactive overview22 July 2021
Digital Health is thriving in the Nijmegen region, where it contributes to better care and health and also creates jobs. To bring developers and end users even closer together, The Economic Board and the Radboudumc are introducing the Interactive Digital Health map.
VIDI grants for researchers of Radboud university medical center14 July 2021
Several Radboudumc researchers have been awarded a VIDI grant by the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). They each receive a sum of 800,000 euros, which they will use over the next five years to develop their own innovative line of research and to set up a research group.
Sonlicromanol seems promising for certain cancers Khondrion announces publication in PLOS ONE of new research13 July 2021
Khondrion announces publication in PLOS ONE of new research showing normalisation of prostate cancer stem cell mPGES-1 overexpression and inhibition of cancer spheroid growth by sonlicromanol’s active metabolite.
Newborn screening in sight through the discovery of novel disease biomarkers by new technique8 July 2021
To identify new biomarkers that can be used in the newborn screening protocol, also known as the neonatal heel prick, Karlien Coene and colleagues joined forces with scientists at the Radboud University’s FELIX laser laboratory. They published their findings in The Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Radboudumc helps people go into surgery fitter Fit4Surgery available in steps throughout the hospital28 June 2021
Getting patients in the best possible shape for surgery. With that goal in mind, the Radboudumc started the Fit4Surgery program for people with colon cancer two years ago. And with success.
Human microbiome could shed light on higher morbidity rate in minoritized populations The link between environmental inequities and disease may lie in the gut15 June 2021
A study published in PNAS is the first to explicitly address the gut microbiome as a pathway to understanding how environmental inequities could lead to health disparities.
Vaccination with immune cells boosts immune system after stem cell transplantation1 June 2021
Jesper van Eck van der Sluijs and other researchers have developed a method for growing different types of dendritic cells: the cells of the immune system that specialize in processing foreign substances (including tumor proteins) and presenting them to killer cells.
Not treating high blood pressure in the elderly a dangerous misconception3 May 2021
Not treating high blood pressure in the elderly and people with dementia can lead to more heart and brain infarctions. That is the conclusion of clinical geriatrician Jurgen Claassen. He co-wrote a review article on the mechanism of brain blood flow that challenges these incorrect assumptions.
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.