The master’s in Medicine - which is taught in Dutch only -  is only open to students who have obtained their bachelor’s in Medicine at Maastricht University. The programme familiarises you with medical practice through clinical rotations in different fields of medicine. As you become more experienced, you’ll gradually be given more responsibility in dealing with patients. But education and a research project are also included in the curriculum. Your clinical rotations will primarily take place in the Netherlands, but you can complete parts of the programme abroad. Upon graduation, you’ll be a qualified medical doctor (MD). Your diploma will allow you to continue on to a training programme in a chosen specialty, such as surgery, psychiatry or paediatrics. But careers in scientific research will also be open to you. Read more >

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      From our independent university newspaper Observant:

      Imagine you, a researcher, are given a bag of money, unlimited time and personnel. What research would you do? Psychologist and neuroscientist Anne Roefs would like to put people with obesity in a scanner to find out how eating is represented in their brain before, during and after going on a diet.

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      Everything you always wanted to know about ...small blood vessels ?? Come and join us ESM EVBO 2019 conference in MEC Maastricht. April 15-18, 2019.

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      When removing a tumour, it’s not always easy for a surgeon to decide whether all of the cancer cells have been taken out. The ‘intelligent knife’, or iKnife, can play an important role in this in the future. Researchers from the Maastricht M4I institute are key partners in an international consortium that will validate the method, and have started the second phase of the experiments (in vivo) in a Dutch hospital last fall.

      Dr. Tiffany Porta is an assistant professor at M4I and an expert in mass spectrometry imaging. She heads the iKnife project, which is all about ultimately taking the technique to the clinic. Close collaboration with the Maastricht University Medical Centre+ is key, since it is there that the first ‘molecular operating room’ of the Netherlands is implemented.

      Read the article if you want to know how the iKnife works.

      Helping surgeons and pathologists with the iKnife
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