Laurens Verscheijden awarded doctorate degree 'cum laude'19 January 2022
Laurens Verscheijden of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, defended his PhD thesis, entitled "Mechanistic models for the prediction of brain drug exposure and response in the paediatric population: A virtual child reaching maturation.
Looking back on RIMLS New Year celebration and awards12 January 2022
RIMLS organized a special online New Year Celebration, together looking back at the year 2021. René Bindels reviewed 2021 together with Clasien Oomen and Dagmar Eleveld-Trancikova, looked forward towards 2022 and presented the RIMLS awards and several other prizes.
Hans Jacobs receives KWF Proof-of-Concept grant to develop personalized cancer diagnostics11 January 2022
The Dutch Cancer Society (KWF) launched a new funding program to support successful KWF researchers to translate their results into clinical practice. Hans Jacobs and his team developed a personalized blood-test to measure minimal residual disease (MRD) in patients with multiple myeloma.
Novel high-resolution targeted sequencing of the cervicovaginal microbiome published in the Journal of BMC Biology28 December 2021
This project of William Melchers, Karolina Andralojc and Mariano Molina describe a novel sequencing method to profile the cervicovaginal microbiome at the species level and with the potential to elucidate the role of the microbiome in hrHPV-induced carcinogenesis.
What can we learn from rural Tanzanian food?23 December 2021
What we eat affects our bodies. A diet high in plant based products and low in fat offers health benefits and prevents lifestyle diseases, such as cardiovascular disease. This is what Quirijn de Mast shows based on his research in Africa.
Radboudumc receives 2.6 million Euro from KWF for cancer research22 December 2021
The Dutch Cancer Society (KWF) is awarding funds with a total of more than 2.6 million euros to five new research projects. The awards are part of the latest round of funding from KWF, in which almost 27 million euros is being allocated to Dutch cancer research. The projects will start in mid-2022.
NWO OTP grant to investigate fibrotic diseases with organ-on-a-chip technology22 December 2021
Wouter Verdurmen & Peter van der Kraan have been awarded with a grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO-OTP) to develop and employ innovative organ-on-a-chip models to investigate fibrotic diseases, with a particular focus on systemic sclerosis.
For Women in Science Rising Talent Prizes 2022 Open for applications8 December 2021
L’Oréal Netherlands, the Netherlands Commission for Unesco and the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW) have joined hands to offer national prizes to young female researchers as part of the Netherlands L’Oréal-Unesco For Women in Science program. Deadline 20 January 2022.
Towards a better understanding of Leigh Syndrome pathology and intervention published in Brain8 December 2021
Melissa van de Wal and colleagues recently published a comprehensive review in the journal Brain on how Ndufs4 knockout mouse models have been used to unravel the pathomechanism of Leigh Syndrome.
T-Guard can reset immune system1 December 2021
For 20 years, the Nijmegen based Radboudumc spin-off company Xenikos has been working on a drug that can reset the immune system. This reset will save lives of seriously ill patients. Now, after years of hard work, the moment of truth has arrived for T-guard.
Academic collaboration agreement between UTwente and Radboudumc23 November 2021
The group of Biomaterials Science and Technology (BST) of the Faculty of Science and Technology at the TechMed centre of University of Twente has signed a formal academic collaboration agreement with the departments of Nephrology and Physiology at Radboudumc.
Pathology reporting of gastric endoscopic resections: Recommendations from the International Collaboration on Cancer Reporting17 November 2021
Iris Nagtegaal, theme Tumours of the digestive tract, and colleagues published her research project in Gastroenterology about pathological reporting of gastric endoscopic resections.
Technology saves lives! 1.9 million euros from the Heart Foundation for developing smart watches17 November 2021
Niels van Royen is proud to be part of this consortium, initiated by Judith Bonnes, to develop a wrist band for early detection of cardiac arrest. Together with Erasmus, Reinier de Graaf and Corsano Health.
New genetic defect links cell biology and protein glycosylation10 November 2021
Peter Linders, Dirk Lefeber and Geert van den Bogaart together with international colleagues have recently reported on novel cell biological insights, by identifying a genetic disorder in syntaxin-5 which allowed to unravel a new mechanism regulating intracellular transportation.
Tiny blood vessels, big problems Radboudumc receives grant for international collaboration3 November 2021
The Radboudumc, together with the University of Cambridge, receives a grant of €1.8M from three collaborating cardiac foundations for international research into the small blood vessels in the brain. This study will be led by Neurologist Frank-Erik de Leeuw and internist Niels Riksen.
Sensitive blood-test as a patient-friendly alternative for bone marrow-based cancer monitoring20 October 2021
Hans Jacobs and Pieter Langerhorst, theme Cancer development and immune defense, and colleagues are one step closer to implementation of personalized diagnostics for bone marrow-based cancer monitoring.