Fifteen researchers from the Radboud University and Radboud university medical center have been awarded a Veni grant by NWO, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research. These grants of up to €250,000 provide highly promising young scientists with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas during a period of three years.Richard ten Broek, theme Tumors of digestive tract, received a Veni grant with his project: "A New View of Adhesions".
Adhesions are internal scar tissues and a frequent cause of chronic abdominal pain following surgery. In this research, a new method to detect adhesions using cinematic MRI images is developed. Further, the researcher investigates if application of this technique improves treatment strategy in patients with chronic abdominal pain.
15 Veni grants for Radboud researchers: more information in this link.
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