Gene controls the formation of photosensitive disks in retinal cells21 April 2020
Researchers have unraveled a molecular mechanism that regulates the build-up of the photosensitive segments in the cones and rods in the retina. A protein PCARE, controls this process. These new insights, published in PNAS USA, could make a significant contribution to new therapies for eye diseases.
A band aid to prevent blindness a solution in the fight against Stargardt disease25 January 2019
You cut your finger? Patch it up with a band aid and let the healing begin. How convenient would it be if this would work in an eye. If you can cure blinding eye diseases with a band aid, or at least slow them down.
Successful teamwork between Neurology and Human Genetics leads to identification of two new ataxia genes19 September 2018
Thanks to close cooperation between Bart van de Warrenburg (Neurology) and Erik-Jan Kamsteeg (Humans Genetics) two new genes involved in movement disorders were identified. The genes are relevant for autosomal recessive cerebellar ataxia.
Save the date for Radboud New Frontiers 2018: Betere zorg, netwerkzorg?17 January 2018
After standard care, standardized care, and personalized care, network care will be care 4.0. But how exactly do you do that? Should we create new structures for it or is it just a matter of trust and ability to step back?
Save the date for Radboud New Frontiers 2018: Big data, better healthcare?17 January 2018
How is big data influencing healthcare and healthcare research? How will it help us and what are the limitations? The first day of the 12th edition of the Radboud New Frontiers symposium, on 1 November 2018, will give you all the answers (and raises new questions).