16 March 2017
DNA damage as the molecular basis for aging and cancer

TEFAF Oncology Chair for molecular geneticist Jan Hoeijmakers

Today Prof Jan Hoeijmakers (Erasmus MC) accepted the TEFAF Oncology Chair, a special chair for scientists with an exceptional reputation in the field of cancer research. The professor of molecular genetics has made his name in the scientific world with research into the influence of DNA damage on aging and the development of cancer. The special chair at Maastricht UMC+/Maastricht University is sponsored by the board of the TEFAF art fair, which takes place from 10 through 19 March at MECC Maastricht.