Erasmus MC staff are teaming up with researchers from EUR and TU Delft to work on sustainable care. Within three research programmes, they are committed to sustainable operating rooms, endoscopy and innovation for nurses.
Four researchers and one lecturer were awarded fellowships at Lof der Geneeskunst. Dean and Executive Board chairman Stefan Sleijfer: ‘We award these fellowships because we will always stay curious and want to discover new things.’
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.
Within 2.5 years, Erasmus MC clinical geneticist Stefan Barakat and his team reached a potential treatment and diagnosis for a previously unknown syndrome. They describe their discovery in Acta Neuropathologica. ‘Everything came together in this one study.’
The DURABLE project better prepares Europe for the next pandemic. The new consortium includes virological and epidemiological research laboratories and will receive 25 million euros from the EU. Head of Virology at Erasmus MC Marion Koopmans is co-coordinator: ‘The next pandemic is possibly at our doorstep.’
A commentary in Nature Medicine advocates the proper application of artificial intelligence in healthcare and warns of the dangers of misusing machine learning algorithms.
Two researchers of the Epidemiology Department of Erasmus MC, Mohsen Ghanbari and Daniel Bos, recently received grants for their research on Alzheimer’s disease.