News items related to the Radboud Institute for Health Sciences.
Celsus academie presents book on affordable healthcare Presentation at Celsus academie conference on 19 April18 April 2018
We must make clear decisions about what we want to spend our healthcare budget on. It is important to cut back on unnecessary care and improve the coordination of the care being demanded.
Children with malaria emit specific odour attracts more malaria mosquitoes17 April 2018
Malaria parasites in the body of children with malaria enhance the production of some specific smells that are emitted through the skin. These smells attract additional malaria mosquitoes, increasing the risk that these children are bitten. The researchers published their data in the journal PNAS.
Seventeen million euros for Netherlands X omics Initiative National Roadmap for Large-Scale Research Facilities13 April 2018
The Netherlands X-omics Initiative, led by Radboud university medical center, has received 17 million euros from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NOW) as part of the National Roadmap for Large-Scale Research Facilities.
Radboud Open Air and Radboud Rocks outdoor festival with inspiring lectures, bands and dj’s and Arjen Lubach!13 April 2018
On Thursday 24 May 2018 this festival will take place. Don't miss the inspiring outdoor lectures by RIHS researcher Thomas Maal and other Radboud scientists about things you really want to know. After that, Radboud Rocks!
ZonMw consortium grant for Thijs Eijsvogels4 April 2018
The ZonMw Sport and Physical Activity Research Programme aims to strengthen multidisciplinary research in the field of sport and physical activity. A nation-wide consortium, led by Thijs Eijsvogels, received a grant of €420,000 for their project: Thermo Tokyo: Beat the Heat.
Radboud Talks: finals pitch competition 16 April in Lux Nijmegen19 March 2018
Hope to see you there! The finalists from all different faculties of Radboud University and Radboudumc will compete for the grand jury prize and the audience award. Lots of success to the RIHS candidates Ayla, Gijs and Annemarie!
Gelderland and Radboudumc combine their innovative strengths New cooperation agenda between the Province of Gelderland and Radboud university medical center16 March 2018
Gelderland aims to become the leading international testing ground for medical innovations by 2030. To achieve this, the Province of Gelderland and Radboud university medical center drafted a joint cooperation agenda.
Operating theaters in Radboud university medical center optimally equipped to collaborate with industry ERDF grant for Radboud university medical center, Demcon, Encapson and NewCompliance16 March 2018
The European Regional Development Fund has awarded funding worth almost € 600,000 to Radboud university medical center, Demcon, Encapson and NewCompliance to enable the develop and test of new products in operating theaters.
Dutch L’Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science fellowships 201914 March 2018
The fellowship allows excellent female scientists to boost their scientific career. Two fellowships of 25.000 euros are available to women active in the field of life sciences, who have between 3 and 10 years post-PhD academic experience (comparable to Veni/Vidi level).
Clinical performance of full rehabilitations with direct composite in severe tooth wear patients7 March 2018
Bas Loomans and colleagues recently published in the Journal of Dentistry about the 3.5 year clinical performance of a restorative technique using composite resin restorations in patients with severe tooth wear.
Carine van der Vleuten appointed associate Professor Vascular anomalies28 February 2018
As associate Professor with a research accent, she will focus her research on vascular anomalies, particularly on propranolol treatment of infantile hemangioma and also on Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome and other somatic over-growth syndromes (SOGS).
Haloperidol does not prevent delirium or improve survival rates in ICU patients Large-scale study shows commonly used drug has no preventive effect21 February 2018
Prophylactic use of the drug haloperidol does not help to prevent delirium in intensive care patients or improve their chances of survival. Therefore, there is no reason anymore to administer the drug as a preventive measure to reduce the burden of delirium.
Radboudumc successful in call Enabling Technologies Hotels15 February 2018
The Technology Hotel concept entails that researchers (the guests) who do not have access to high-end technologies, can obtain access to these technologies and the connected expertise and infrastructure via a service-oriented facility (the Hotel).
Nico Verdonschot appointed as scientific director of the TechMed Centre of Twente University12 February 2018
With his dual position at the TechMed Centre and at Radboudumc Verdonschot aims to foster collaboration between the institutes and improve the health-related research environment in this region of The Netherlands.
First lustrum student visit WHO & UNAIDS in Geneva7 February 2018
The students got a firsthand experience of what it is like to be in the Global Health capital of the world, to get a better understanding of the broader context of global health policy and the implementation of international health guidelines.
Facilitating healthcare decisions by assessing the certainty in the evidence from preclinical animal studies31 January 2018
In PLoS ONE Carlijn Hooijmans and colleagues describe how the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) approach, could be used to rate the certainty in the evidence of preclinical animal studies in the context of therapeutic interventions.