4 October 2018

Recently, RIMLS held an internal call for Radboudumc junior researcher (PhD) positions.

An external independent multidisciplinary committee, comprising clinicians and non-clinicians, was formed to judge the projects in a two step procedure. The committee reviewed each project based on (a) novelty and innovation; (b) scientific quality; (c) quality of the research group; and (d) relevance for the RIMLS. The projects were subsequently scored by each member of the committee based on the project itself, initial referee comments and your rebuttal letter.

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

This year 8 positions have been awarded to:

Ellen van den Bogaard, theme Inflammatory diseases
An old drug in a new jacket: towards drug repositioning of leflunomide for inflammatory skin diseases.

Joost Drenth, theme Renal disorders
Understanding the ‘L’ in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Liver Disease.

Martin Gotthardt, theme Tumors of the digestive tract
Targeting activated cancer-associated fibroblasts for effective and personalized treatment of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

Sander Leeuwenburgh, theme Reconstructive & regenerative medicine
Injectable, self-healing colloidal biomaterials made of cell-penetrating gelatin and mesoporous silica nanoparticles for treatment of bone infection (InsideBone).

Mihai Netea, theme Infectious diseases and global health
Functional genomics of primary immunodeficiencies – towards personalized medicine in PIDs.

Ronald van Rij, theme Infectious diseases and global health
The virome of vector mosquitoes and its effect on pathogen transmission.

Ronald Roepman, theme Renal disorders
Targeting the tip of the cell’s antenna - how ciliary tip dysfunction drives complex phenotypes in ciliopathies.

Jolanda de Vries, theme Cancer development and immune defence
Dendritic cells to prevent cancer: Immune responses against neoantigens after dendritic cell vaccination of Lynch syndrome.

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