20 March 2019

It is our pleasure to introduce the new leaders of the themes Mitochondrial diseases, Reconstructive and regenerative medicine and Vascular damage.


Theme: Mitochondrial diseases
New theme leader a.i. Martijn Huijnen

Theme: Reconstructive and regenerative medicine
New theme leader Harry van Goor

Theme: Vascular damage
New theme leader Niels Riksen

On behalf of the RIHS and RIMLS Management we thank Jan Smeitink, Wout Feitz and Gerard Rongen wholeheartedly for all their work as theme leaders and wish Martijn Huijnen, Harry van Goor and Niels Riksen all success with their new tasks.

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Prophylactic antibiotics reduce hospitalisations and cost in head and neck cancer patients

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