Scientists at Erasmus MC have succeeded in making mouse embryos without using eggs, sperm cells and a uterus. They used stem cells. The artificial embryos enable animal-free research into the very beginning of life.
Researchers at Erasmus MC have developed a new method to combine data from large genetic studies, Genome-Wide Association Studies, or GWAS, for many traits. With the first result, their C-GWAS method has again found genes associated with facial shape. The researchers from the Department of Genetic Identification in collaboration with other Erasmus MC departments such […]
Researchers at Erasmus MC will start two ambitious projects to better treat or even cure sickle cell disease. They are betting on molecular spelling correction and on baby hemoglobin.
In the medical world, more attention should be paid to the replication crisis and other issues in the research culture, according to the initiators of the Rotterdam R.I.O.T. Science Club. With seminars and education, these young scientists are determined to bring about a shift to Open Science.
Dr. Nitika Taneja and Dr. Ali Akyildiz will receive a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) this year. The prestigious grant allows young scientists to develop their research projects.
A commentary in Nature Medicine advocates the proper application of artificial intelligence in healthcare and warns of the dangers of misusing machine learning algorithms.
Today is the official opening of the Smart Health Tech Center (SHTC) of Erasmus MC. With the establishment of the Smart Health Tech Center, the Erasmus MC has taken a crucial step towards becoming the top technical university medical center in the Netherlands.