Elderly people with intellectual disabilities have more frequent and more severe sleep problems than their healthy peers. Their homes do not have enough daylight for a healthy sleep-wake rhythm. This is evident from the thesis written by Mylène Böhmer from Erasmus MC, which she will defend on 1 June.
New language and memory tests enable a more accurate diagnosis of dementia in people with a multicultural background. Neuropsychologist Sanne Franzen developed the tests together with colleagues and describes them in her thesis.
Stefan Barakat of the Department of Clinical Genetics at Erasmus MC is one of twelve young researchers to receive an Early Career Award from the KNAW.
On September 29th the Rogier Hintzen Award will be presented for the second time. Talented young researchers working on MS research can nominate themselves or others in the field.
On Wednesday 7 July, the presidents of TU Delft, Erasmus MC and Erasmus University Rotterdam signed a framework agreement for far-reaching strategic cooperation within the Convergence Alliance. In research and education the institutions are committed to combining their strengths, knowledge and methods to address issues related to climate change, sustainability, pressure on the healthcare system, […]