A committed lecturer who was loved by his students, a fellow lecturer full of ideas, a GP who generously and enthusiastically shared the love for his profession: our colleague Jurgen Damen was all of this and more. There are no words to describe our sorrow and grief.
Erasmus MC is deeply shaken by the events of September 28. We have lost a beloved teacher in an act that is incomprehensible. Jurgen Damen is a well-known figure in the education community of Rotterdam. Our hearts go out to Jurgen’s family.
As a young scientist, Siamala Sinnadurai dedicated her career to data science. Already during her PhD, she achieved success. She linked a gene for leukemia to cardiovascular disease prognosis. ‘Human diseases are so complex that a cross-disciplinary view is essential.’
Advanced microscope finds cancer cells that matter
Scientist Miao-Ping Chien and her team have designed and built a completely new type of microscope. In doing so, Chien hopes to boost research into rare cancer cells. ‘We can image tens of thousands of individual cells at once.’
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