17 May 2019

Tans Medal for prof. Coen Hemker

Prof. Coen Hemker, professor of Biochemistry at Maastricht University, was awarded the highest distinction at UM, the Dr. J.G.H. Tans Medal, on Friday afternoon, 17 May. Professor Hemker is one of the founders of UM and was rector between 1982 and 1984. In UM’s early years, he played an important role in putting the university on the map, both nationally and internationally, as a research institution as well as for its innovative use of Problem-Based Learning. Within his field of thrombin generation, he is internationally recognised as a pioneer, as evidenced by the three Nature publications he has to his name.