• ar2022

    Annual Report 2022

    This Annual Report highlights the main activities of the Centre that were undertaken in the year 2022. 

  • Last Wednesday and Thursday, an international independent External Review Committee has visited CAPHRI.  We are looking back at a positive site visit with a few preliminary key messages, which we would like to share.

  • When she first laid eyes on the AGA cooker during the viewing five years ago, she knew the house was meant to be hers. To Alexx Allen-de Rijk, who grew up in the United States and England, this iconic stove brand is the epitome of home comfort. Her best friend Pip’s parents had one. “When we came...

  • Climate, war and resurgent nationalism: global cooperation is rattling on all sides. Yet Professor Mathieu Segers still advocates European leadership: 'When death and destruction are spreading, and there seems to be no more light, often the most brilliant plans emerge.'

  • Philippe Pinckaers NUTRIM PhD candidate, was the first to compare muscle production after eating a complete meal with animal or vegetable proteins. The findings were recently published The Journal of Nutrition.

  • World Aids Day is today. We talked to Hanneke Goense, PhD-candidate at ‘Caphri – the Care and Public Health Research Institute’. Hanneke is conducting implementation research within ‘Limburg4zero’, a regional collaboration that provides home-based and preventive sexual health care.

  • Publication of the study results on brain-gut interaction in gluten sensitivity by NUTRIM researchers Marlijne de Graaf and Daisy Jonkers

  • Last week, we were informed of the appointment of our first ever Maastricht University alumnus to become CEO of a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. On 15 November, Robbert Rietbroek was announced as CEO of Primo Water Corporation as of the start of 2024. This Tampa...

  • Paul Schoffelen honoured with the golden MUMC heart on 28 November

  • 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...