Scientists at Erasmus MC have discovered a way to induce HIV-infected cells to self-destruct. This is important, because the dormant presence of the virus in body cells is a major hurdle on the road to curing HIV.
Mini-organs or organoids play a big role in the future of medicine. Their countless applications can help develop and implement tailored therapies for each patient. The revolutionary development of organoids started in Utrecht with a group of curious scientists. But when organoid research starting booming, confusion arose. What exactly is an organoid? Are there different […]
A European consortium of 22 partners, led by Associate Professor Peter Rijnbeek of the Department of Medical Informatics at the Erasmus MC, has made a €5 million budget available to health data experts wishing to standardise their databases. ‘The ongoing global pandemic has reinforced the need to ensure the right data are in the right […]
We all know the pedometer by now. Now there is something new: the stumble meter. This TU Delft invention helps a trauma surgeon at Erasmus MC measure whether people with a new type of leg prosthesis stumble less often. ‘This collaboration has a great future.’
Internist and oncologist Stefan Sleijfer and hospital pharmacist Roelof van Leeuwen of Erasmus MC Cancer Institute are working closely together to make cancer therapies more effective. This is not only good for patients, but also for public coffers and for the environment. These efforts save the department of Internal Oncology about EUR 7 million per […]