26 November 2018

In the theme of Tumors of the digestive tract the Science Quiz is introduced. After a pitch training from Marcel Wortel especially aimed on the PhDs, the whole theme was engaged in an interactive Science Quiz.

All PhDs sent in a quiz question about their projects and explained the right answer in a one minute pitch.

The overall winner was Elise de Savornin Loman from the department of Surgery (picture), followed by Tessa de Bitter and Anne-Marie Vos (both from the department of Pathology).

Related news items

Frank Walboomers 25-years work anniversary at Radboudumc

17 September 2020

Frank Walboomers, associate professor at the research group Regenerative Biomaterials at the Dept. of Dentistry (theme Reconstructive & Regenerative Medicine), celebrated his 25th work anniversary at Radboudumc.

read more

Transfer of new anti-hepatitis C drugs across the human placenta

9 September 2020

In a recent publication in American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, researchers from the Departments of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pharmacy, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, investigated the placental passage of two such drugs for the first time.

read more

Does the COVID-19 cytokine storm exist? Research may have an impact on the chances of success of a specific treatment

4 September 2020

Following the measurement of several important cytokines in patients with COVID-19 and various other severe diseases, researchers at Radboud university medical center now show that COVID-19 is not characterized by a cytokine storm.

read more

The European Joint Program on Rare Diseases organizes a General Assembly meeting

2 September 2020

The European Joint Program on Rare Diseases (EJP RD) organizes its second General Assembly (GA) and Consortium Meeting from 14 to 18 September 2020 (online).

read more

Effects of pathogenic fungus screened internationally new fungus Candida auris first observed in 2009

1 September 2020

Mariolina Bruno, Simone Kersten and Mihai Netea, and colleagues have discovered that the human immune system recognizes the fungus well. Their study has been able to pin-point the fungus' Achilles heel for new, effective drugs. This has recently been published in Nature Microbiology.

read more

Tumour microenvironment shapes dendritic cell plasticity in a human organotypic melanoma culture

26 August 2020

Carl Figdor and colleagues showed in Nature Communications that the tumour microenvironment (TME) forms a major obstacle in effective cancer treatment and for clinical success of immunotherapy.

read more