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  • Genetic modification

    Healthier crops through DNA modification

    29-03-2019

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

  • vitrojet

    Vitrojet, indispensable for electron microscopes

    02-11-2018

    Thanks to cryo-electron microscopy, scientists can see inside cells, all the way down to the molecular level. This revolution makes it possible to analyze the precise composition of the many thousands of proteins. It might also reveal the mysteries of how diseases such as Alzheimer’s or tuberculosis develop.

  • Presentation Neimed during first Euregio Summer School

    20-09-2018

    From 10 to 15 September 2018, the cross-border and multidisciplinary Euregio Summer School in the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion was organised for the first time. 45 students from higher education institutions and representatives from knowledge institutes in the Euroregion came together with one goal: to develop visions of the future on the theme 'Improving inclusive Mobility in the Digital Age' in the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion.

  • Professors Wijnen and Drop honoured

    23-08-2018

    Professors Wynand Wijnen and Riet Drop are being posthumously honoured through the naming of a new classroom after each of them.

  • Maastricht University is a linchpin in national microscopy research

    12-04-2018

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is allocating more than 17 million euros in subsidies for the further development of a Dutch network for electron microscopy (NEMI). Almost 5 million of this will go to UM. From Maastricht, the M4I institute of university professors Ron Heeren (mass spectrometry) and Peter Peters (cryo-electron microscopy) is one of the initiators of NEMI.

  • Capillary damage can lead to depression

    29-06-2017

    The Maastricht Study specialises in conducting microcirculation measurements
     

  • risicoprofiel dementie

    Individual risk profile could help prevent dementia

    16-05-2017

    Prevention of dementia potentially stimulated by drawing up personal risk profile (MUMC+ news).

  • scoliose kunstof fixatiekabel

    New plastic fixation cable for scoliosis surgery

    25-04-2017

    Less invasive operation, maximum vertebral growth, and no stray metal particles (MUMC+ news).

  • Bifidobacteria stimulated by dietary fibre

    20-04-2017

    The influence of prebiotics on overweight people (MUMC+ press release).

  • miljoenensubsidie voor bewegen zonder pijn

    Major subsidy for ‘Moving without Pain’ project

    19-04-2017

    Maastricht UMC+ is to start an extensive research project on the treatment and prevention of arthrosis (MUMC+ news).  

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