Maria Ibars Serra, postdoc at the Department of Physiology, theme Renal disorders, is awarded with a Marie-Curie Global Fellowship. The next three years she will focus on unraveling the role of a mysterious gene involved in magnesium balance in the body. This research will provide new functional insights on renal magnesium handling and contribute to the discovery of potential therapeutic targets and biomarkers of electrolyte-related kidney disease. With this personal grant, Maria will work together with Joost Hoenderop, Department of Physiology and Ron Korstanje at The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, USA.
The Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowships are Europe's most prestigious awards.They support researchers at all stages of their careers, regardless of age and nationality. The MSCA also support cooperation between industry and academia and innovative training to enhance employability and career development.
Lowlands Science call for projects17 February 2020
Researchers pay attention! Lowlands is looking for research teams to participate in Lowlands Science 2020. It’s a great way to reach a large audience, do unique experiments with and on them, and to have a memorable experience with your colleagues.Read more
Five ZonMw ‘Off Road’ grants for Radboudumc researchers17 February 2020
Benoit Besson, Annemarie Boleij, Jonne Doorduin, Jorik Nonnekes and Sara Roig Merino have each received an ZonMw ‘Off Road’ grant of €100,000. The grants are intended for biomedical health researchers who dare to go off the beaten track in their search for new insights and unexpected breakthroughs.Read more
Dutch Kidney Foundation PhD grant for Johan van der Vlag and Tom Nijenhuis14 February 2020
Johan van der Vlag and Tom Nijenhuis, theme Renal disorders, received this grant for their joint research project “Targeting a novel paracrine signaling pathway between glomerular endothelium and podocytes to treat glomerular injury”.Read more
KNAW Early Career Award for Geert Litjens13 February 2020
Twelve young researchers received the Early Career Award from KNAW on 4 february. One of them is RIHS researcher Geert Litjens. The Award is aimed at researchers in the Netherlands at the start of their career who are capable of developing innovative and original research ideas.Read more
Interactive career day for Postdocs and PhD candidates13 February 2020
45 Postdocs and PhD candidates attended the first Interactive career day organised by Janssen Pharmaceutica, to learn more about career perspectives and R&D activities that on the longer term can lead to ideas and potential future collaboration.Read more