Wanted: RIMLS PhDs to organize ENABLE symposium in Seville in November 202229 September 2021
Ever thought it could be fun to organize a scientific symposium? Want to improve your CV? Want to collaborate with international PhD candidates? Want to get in contact with biomedical companies? Ever felt lost at a conference because of too little focus on young researchers?
Large AI project receives over €95 million for ten years of public-private research23 September 2021
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) is to fund two consortia for a period of ten years. Radboudumc participates in the ROBUST consortium, which consists of 17 AI labs, eight of which are dedicated to healthcare. Radboudumc leads five of these eight labs.
Reading ADP-ribosylation signaling using chemical biology and interaction proteomics published in Molecular Cell22 September 2021
Kasia Kliza and Michiel Vermeulen worked on a project to synthesize biotinylated ADPr-based probes that can identify ADPr readers and determine their specificity for mono- and polyADPr. They published this in Molecular Cell.
Young Radboudumc researchers receive grant to engage in bio-medical and health research that is off the beaten path16 September 2021
The ZonMw Off Road program is once again giving young scientists the opportunity to conduct innovative research in medical and/or health care. This research is off the beaten track and aims to bring about new insights and unexpected breakthroughs for healthcare and healthcare innovation.
Infections increase risk to develop dementia16 September 2021
In a recently published study, Radboudumc researchers investigated the effects of infectious events on cognitive decline and the development of dementia and its possible structural underpinning using pre- and post-infection MRI of the brain.
Effectiveness and predictors of response to somatostatin analogues in patients with gastrointestinal angiodysplasias15 September 2021
Lia Goltstein and colleagues published a study about effectiveness and predictors of response to somatostatin analogues in patients with gastrointestinal angiodysplasias: a systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis.
Unraveling piRNA-mediated degradation of viral RNA in vector mosquitoes published in Nucleic Acids Research1 September 2021
Joep Joosten and colleagues have published their discoveries about a new molecular mechanism with important implications for our understanding of the mosquito immune system and its role in controlling transmission of viruses.
Photosensitizer-based multimodal PSMA-targeting ligands for intraoperative detection of prostate cancer25 August 2021
Sandra Heskamp and Yvonne Derks published in Theranostics that photosensitizer-based PSMA-targeting ligands can be used for intraoperative detection and treatment of prostate cancer.
ENABLE continues New funding guarantees four more international conferences by and for young researchers19 August 2021
Thanks to sponsoring of FEBS (Federation of European Biochemical Societies) and IUBMB (International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), ENABLE’s success formula can be continued for four more years. That means: four more gatherings full of science, career options, outreach and fun.
Differences in the number of de novo mutations between individuals due to small family-specific effects and stochasticity28 July 2021
Christian Gilissen and colleagues investigated whether there is a family-specific contribution to the number of de novo mutations in the DNA of offspring and published the results in the Genome Research.
Christa Sperna Weiland, Erwin van Geenen and Joost Drenth discuss the best strategy to prevent post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis28 July 2021
Christa Sperna Weiland, Erwin van Geenen and Joost Drenth, published in Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology a systematic review and network meta-analysis to determine the most efficacious prophylaxis strategy to prevent post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis.
ZonMw Gender in Research competition awarded to Genderful Research World Consortium27 July 2021
Natalia Valdrighi and Esmeralda Blaney Davidson won the competition to create a plan for the dissemination of the knowledge and skills gained during the Gender in Research workshop amongst their peers, colleagues and institution, financed by ZonMw and CIHR-IGH in Canada.
Young people with colorectal cancer deserve their own treatment27 July 2021
Richarda de Voer and Marjolijn Ligtenberg's study on clinical, pathological, genetic and molecular characteristics of colorectal tumors in adolescents and adults 25 years of age or younger is published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Nijmegen literally puts Digital Health on the map Flourishing ecosystem gets its own interactive overview22 July 2021
Digital Health is thriving in the Nijmegen region, where it contributes to better care and health and also creates jobs. To bring developers and end users even closer together, The Economic Board and the Radboudumc are introducing the Interactive Digital Health map.
Michiel Vermeulen and Klaas Mulder receive funding from ZonMw for a collaborative project using stem cell-based models15 July 2021
Michiel Vermeulen and Klaas Mulder, theme Cancer development and immune defense, receive funding from ZonMw for a collaborative project to develop a stem cell based model to study early human embryogenesis.
VIDI grants for researchers of Radboud university medical center14 July 2021
Several Radboudumc researchers have been awarded a VIDI grant by the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). They each receive a sum of 800,000 euros, which they will use over the next five years to develop their own innovative line of research and to set up a research group.
Sonlicromanol seems promising for certain cancers Khondrion announces publication in PLOS ONE of new research13 July 2021
Khondrion announces publication in PLOS ONE of new research showing normalisation of prostate cancer stem cell mPGES-1 overexpression and inhibition of cancer spheroid growth by sonlicromanol’s active metabolite.
Newborn screening in sight through the discovery of novel disease biomarkers by new technique8 July 2021
To identify new biomarkers that can be used in the newborn screening protocol, also known as the neonatal heel prick, Karlien Coene and colleagues joined forces with scientists at the Radboud University’s FELIX laser laboratory. They published their findings in The Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Composition and stage dynamics of mitochondrial complexes in Plasmodium falciparum in Nature Communcations1 July 2021
Using complexome profiling Felix Evers, Taco Kooij and colleagues unravel the composition of mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation complexes of asexual and sexual blood-stage malaria parasites, showing abundance differences and a metabolic switch central to gametocyte development and function.