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  • Realisation of national Pilot factory for regenerative medicine has started

    23-12-2021

    RegMed XB has received the first subsidy of 23 million euros from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. This is the start of the realization of the national pilot factory for regenerative medicine after the Dutch cabinet decided on 9 April this year to fund the National Growth Fund proposal of RegMed XB.

  • Nursing homes: “the pressure is high but we are in control”

    23-12-2021

    Since the extension of the visit ban last June, 78 nursing home locations in the Netherlands have been monitored via a so-called monitor study by the Academic Workplaces for Elderly Care led by UM and Radboudumc

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    “Boston is an epicentre of science”

    22-12-2021

    As a physician and clinical researcher, Frederic Schaper has one burning ambition: to create a ‘map’ of the network connections in the brain. The UM alum and his colleagues from Harvard Medical School expect to publish their first, promising results this autumn.

  • AD video with a mini lecture of optimism: still positive into the new year

    21-12-2021

    In an AD video, Madelon Peters, UM professor of Experimental Health Psychology, gives some tips for more optimism. A well-timed mini lecture, at the end of an eventful 2021 with a lockdown as the end.

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    Fewer patients visited GP due to asthma or COPD during the covid-19 pandemic

    21-12-2021

    Since the start of the corona pandemic in March 2020, the use of general practitioner care by patients due to asthma or COPD has been persistently lower than in 2019, the year before the corona pandemic. 

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    Green light for LIME 2.0 care innovation programme

    20-12-2021

    The Province of Limburg has awarded a second tranche of subsidy of 2,040,000 euros to the 'Kennis-As' project LIME (LImburg MEet). LIME has proven itself in recent years as an accessible and interdisciplinary knowledge center and innovation platform for healthcare.

  • Bouwen op landbouwgrond

    Homes instead of meadows

    19-12-2021

    “Het nieuwe kabinet wil de crisis op de woningmarkt oplossen door snel nieuwe woningen te bouwen,” zo kopten de kranten eerder deze week. Nils Kok en Piet Eichholtz van de Universiteit Maastricht reageren.

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    Survey - ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2022

    16-12-2021

    The consultation round on the upcoming ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2022 is herewith launched! Grab the opportunity to share your experiences with ITEM! Dossier suggestions can be made up to and including 23 January 2022.

  • COP26

    Just a COPout?

    16-12-2021

    Laura von Allwörden went to Glasgow to watch the over-caffeinated delegates of the COP26 try to clean the Augean stables that is global multilateral decision-making in order to save the world.

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    Veni grants for Jacco de Vries and Daan Westra

    16-12-2021

    The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) awarded a prestigious grant to two talented researchers from Maastricht University this week.

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