4 October 2018

DCMN launched a call for Radboudumc junior researcher (PhD) positions.

The projects were judged in a two step procedure. Each proposal was reviewed by two referees. Applicants were given the opportunity to reply to the referees comments in a rebuttal. The projects were subsequently scored by an the external independent multidisciplinary jury based on the project itself, referee reports and the rebuttal letter.

The DCMN management congratulates the awardees and wishes them the best in conducting their research projects.

This year 6 positions have been awarded:

Hans van Bokhoven and Bart van de Warrenburg
The diagnostic utility of hiPSC-based network signatures in genetic ataxias

Rob Collin and Anneke den Hollander
Central areolar choroida dystrophy (CACD): understanding the molecular pathophysiology towards therapeutic intervention

Rick Helmich and Roshan Cools
The role of neuroinflammation in progressive basal ganglia dysfunction in Parkinson's disease

Judith Homberg and Arnt Schellekens
Towards clinical management of the GHB Pandemoniun through translational collaboration

Annette Schenck and Tjitske Kleefstra
Characterizing and targeting sleep defects in Mendelian syndromes to improve cognitive functioning and life quality

Bert de Vries en Lisenka Vissers
An integrated whole genome sequencing and quantitative phenotyping approach for patients with intellectual disabilities

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