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  • The Great Education Prize FHML awarded to Albert Scherpbier

    21-11-2019

    He is involved in quality improvement of education within FHML, but also in Maastricht University as a whole.

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    BReIN to tackle Alzheimer’s using big data

    04-11-2019

    Earlier this year Jos Kleinjans, professor of Environmental Health Sciences at Maastricht University (UM), received the final word on a multi-year, multi-million-euro contribution to his brainchild, the Brightlands e-Infrastructure for Neurohealth (BReIN for short). This research institute will open up new horizons in the application of big data in healthcare. 

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    Liberated from the insulin syringe

    26-09-2019

    Almost 150,000 people in the Netherlands suffer from type 1 diabetes. Aart van Apeldoorn, diabetes researcher at the Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine (MERLN), hopes to do away with the insulin syringe by means of an implant known as the ‘tea bag’

  • Research Alzheimer's and MS - Brein

    Important progress made in research on treatment for MS and Alzheimer’s

    09-09-2019

    For the first time, in experimental animal models for MS, researchers at Maastricht University (UM) and Hasselt University (UHasselt) have succeeded in restoring the substance myelin, which is degraded by the disease.

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    King visits Blue Care pioneer site in Maastricht

    09-09-2019

    King Willem-Alexander and Minister Bruins for healthcare and Sport made an unexpected visit to the initiatives of the Blue Care pioneer site in Maastricht on 4 September. 

  • Delegation of Chinese scientists visit Maastricht University

    06-09-2019

    The Department of Health, Ethics and Society at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences organses the visit of six senior scientists from the China National Environmental Monitoring Centre (CNEMC) to Maastricht University.

  • ITEM ICGI Cross-border corporate mobility CbCM featured

    Third report on corporate mobility in the EU published

    27-06-2019

    The third report of the ITEM/ICGI project on ‘Cross-Border Corporate Mobility in the EU’ has now been published. The report builds upon the earlier reporting on cross-border corporate activity and features a comprehensive country-by-country reporting to provide a fuller picture of cross-border company mobility in the EU.

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    Healthier crops through DNA modification

    29-03-2019

    It’s a major step forward on the road to sustainable agriculture and healthy food.

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    Care for Beira - fundraising for a university in need

    28-03-2019

    Ensure that education in Mozambique can continue.

  • World Cancer Day

    Proton therapy: looking for the ‘how?’

    04-02-2019

    This year, the MAASTRO clinic in Maastricht is starting to use proton therapy - the promising new form of radiation treatment for cancer. The ‘what and why’ are no longer in question. Irradiation with protons instead of with photons can make a big difference for some types of cancer. The biggest question now revolves around the ‘how’.

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