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  • HRH Princess Margriet and the Advisory Board Global Health

    UM welcomes HRH Princess Margriet

    17-10-2017

    Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet took part in the yearly meeting of the Advisory Board Global Health. This board - which gives advise to the master’s programmes Global Health at UM and at McMaster University Canada - comes together every year, alternately between Maastricht/the Netherlands and Canada.

  • Klokhuis nomination Serious gaming

    Klokhuis Wetenschapsprijs 2017

    15-10-2017

    Together with artist Marie van Vollenhoven, Dr. Jerry Spanakis and Prof. Dr. Gerhard Weiss were nominated for the Klokhuis Wetenschapsprijs 2017 with their project The Infinity Games. The popular Dutch children’s tv show gives out the award annually (web page in Dutch).

  • Diabetic heart failure

    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).

  • ehealth

    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).

  • Capillary damage can lead to depression

    29-06-2017

    The Maastricht Study specialises in conducting microcirculation measurements
     

  • 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).

  • 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).

  • Anita Jansen member KNAW

    10-05-2017

    The KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences) has appointed prof. dr. Anita Jansen, full professor of experimental clinical psychology and dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, as a member of the Academy.

  • 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).

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