PhD candidate Melissa Arron received a ZonMw travel grant (Translational research programme) of € 15k for her research on the effect of metabolic syndrome on gut microbiome and anastomotic healing after colon surgery.This grant will be used for a research scholarship at the Surgical Infection Research Laboratory of the University of Chicago, supervised by professor John Alverdy. The research group of professor Alverdy is international leader in the field of fundamental microbiome research on surgical infections in collaboration with the Radboudumc department of Surgery (Harry van Goor). This research scholarship will contribute to translational research on the role of the gut microbiome on anastomotic healing after colon surgery.
Melissa Arron is member of the theme Tumours of the Digestive tract and part of the anastomotic leak group headed by prof. Harry van Goor.
Related news items
Dutch Cancer Society Grant received by Annemiek van Spriel and Laia Querol-Cano23 September 2020
Annemiek van Spriel and Laia Querol-Cano received a Dutch Cancer Society Grant of 700K euros to study the cancer cell surface in immunotherapy.read more
Tumor cells stimulate lipid biosynthesis in macrophages23 September 2020
RIMLS researchers wrote in the Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer that improved lipid biosynthesis in human tumor-induced macrophages contributes to their protumoral characteristics.read more
Frank Walboomers 25-years work anniversary at Radboudumc17 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
Tjitske Kleefstra appointed endowed professor of Clinical genetics and psychopathology of rare syndromes17 September 2020
Tjitske Kleefstra has been appointed endowed professor of Clinical genetics and psychopathology of rare syndromes at the department of Neurodevelopmental disorders, with effect from 1 September.read more
Annette Schenck appointed professor of Translational Genomics of Neurodevelopmental Disorders17 September 2020
Annette Schenck has been appointed professor of Translational Genomics of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. with effect from 1 August. The chair will bring together fundamental and translational research in the field of brain developmental disorders.read more
Centuries-old medicine reduces the risk of new cardiovascular disease in heart patients17 September 2020
Colchicine, an anti-inflammatory drug that has been used for gout for centuries, has been shown to prevent cardiovascular disease in patients who have had a heart attack or are suffering from narrowed coronary arteries. Results of the study are published in the New England Journal of Medicine.read more