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    CaRe Award 2018 for Ben Wijnen

    18-05-2018

    The CaRe Award 2018 has been awarded to Ben Wijnen. Wijnen won the prize for his PhD dissertation Pleidooi voor betere meetinstrumenten voor mensen met epilepsie; zelfmanagement bij patiënten met epilepsie kosteneffectief (‘Call for better measurement instruments for people with epilepsy: self-management in patients with epilepsy cost-effective’).

  • Blastocyst-like structures generated solely from stem cells

    Forming model embryos from stem cells in the lab

    02-05-2018

    Scientists from the MERLN Institute and the Hubrecht Institute (KNAW) have successfully created in the laboratory embryo-like structures from mouse stem cells. These model embryos resemble natural ones to the extent that, for the first time, they implant into the uterus and initiate pregnancy.

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    The taboo surrounding pain symptoms in musicians

    31-01-2018

    It is important for music academies to focus on the health of its students, according to Vera Baadjou, a PhD candidate at Maastricht University.

  • Ron Heeren in Analytical Scientist Power List 2017

    23-10-2017

    Ron Heeren ranks #6 in the category 'Mass Spectrometrists' of the Analytical Scientist Power List 2017 

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    Cardiovascular diseases accelerate deterioration of brain health

    11-09-2017

    Two UM publications present evidence for relationship between cardiovascular diseases and cognitive decline (MUMC+ press).

  • Research heart rhythm failures

    Nearly one million euros to cardiac arrhythmia research

    11-09-2017

    A major subsidy from the Netherlands Heart Foundation will enable Prof. dr. Paul Volders and Dr. Matthijs Cluitmans to expand their research into ventricular fibrillation.

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    E-health application for chronic bowel disease a success

    15-07-2017

    The e-health application MyIBDcoach has resulted in a 50% reduction in the number of hospital admissions, fewer out-patient visits and better medication compliance in patients with chronic inflammatory bowel conditions such as Crohn’s disease (MUMC+ news).

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    Better oncological care for elderly patients

    22-06-2017

    Inaugural lecture ofMaryska Janssen-Heijnen as professor of ‘Clinical Epidemiology with a specialisation in Geriatric Oncology'.  

  • Prof. Van Marken Lichtenbelt nominated for Huibregtsen Prize

    16-06-2017

    Van Marken Lichtenbelt’s discovery of brown adipose tissue in adults in 2009 led to the research of ways to activate and increase brown adipose tissue. On 9 October 2017 foreman of the jury José van Dijck (president KNAW) will announce the winner of the Huibregsten Prize during the Night of Science & Society (Avond van Wetenschap & Maatschappij).

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