Gijs Goossens receives Senior Fellowship from the Dutch Diabetes Research Foundation
Gijs Goossens (Department of Human Biology) has been awarded the prestigious Senior Fellowship 2015 from the Dutch Diabetes Research Foundation for the project 'Intermittent hypoxia exposure: a novel strategy to improve insulin sensitivity in humans'.
This personal grant will enable him to investigate the effects of moderate intermittent hypoxia exposure on peripheral, hepatic and adipose tissue insulin sensitivity, using a combination of detailed human in vivo studies and mechanistic cell culture experiments.
Symptoms of gluten sensitivity are partly to do with people’s expectations, if celiac disease and wheat allergy have been excluded as causes. Recent research at the universities of Maastricht and Leeds shows that the expectation that gluten causes gastrointestinal complaints plays a crucial role in...
Nine out of ten miscarriages happen in the first three months of pregnancy. Researchers at Maastricht University Medical Center have found that in 70% of these cases, the embryo has a genetic abnormality.
Marielle Wijermars and Christian Herff will receive this year's KNAW Early Career Award. The Award is intended for researchers in the Netherlands who are at the beginning of their careers and who have innovative, original ideas.