• Inge Timmers

    Inge Timmers receives Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions award


    The European Commission has awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) award to Inge Timmers for the project ‘Imaging circles of engagement: Neural correlates of parent empathic distress in the context of chronic pain’. 

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    “We must break the taboo around endometriosis”


    Doctor and researcher Esther van Barneveld is developing an app for patients with endometriosis. This will lead to better treatment.

  • Dutch smokers more aware of risks since launch of photo health warnings


    Since the introduction of photos on the packaging of tobacco products in 2016, Dutch smokers have become more aware of the harmful effects of their addiction. This is the conclusion of PhD research by health scientist Dirk Jan van Mourik, who will be defending his thesis at Maastricht University on Tuesday.  

  • Kirsten Peetoom

    Look beyond the thermometer


    Interview with Kirsten Peetoom, winner of the Catharina Pijls prize 2019.

  • Good brain health lowers the risk of dementia


    UM researcher Kay Deckers was announced the first ever winner of the Young Outstanding Research Award, for the most promising dementia researcher in The Netherlands. The research of neuropsychologist and epidemiologist Deckers focuses on the relationship between lifestyle factors and the chance of developing dementia.

  • Hilde Verbeek member Young Academy
  • Hilde Verbeek member Young Academy

    Hilde Verbeek to join The Young Academy


    Hilde Verbeek, associate professor in the Department of Health Services Research at Maastricht University/CAPHRI will join The Young Academy, a group of innovative scientists and scholars, in 2020. Verbeek is the coordinator of the Academic Collaborative Centre on Care for Older People.

  • Mongolia Public Health

    Mongolian Public Health


    The Mongolian National University of Medical Science and its School of Public Health hosted an Open Medical Institute Visiting Professorship of dr. Kasia Czabanowska. 400 PH professionals participated in her lectures.

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