Building bridges between the field of genomics and society. That is what students of the new research master Genomics in Society are being trained for. The first students will start in September 2022.
In people with the rare neurological disease ALSP, the white matter in the brain shrivels up, resulting in death. New research by Erasmus MC scientists shows what is going on: loss of microglia, the brain’s ‘cleaning cells.’
A discovery by an international group of scientists has revived a 50-year-old philosophy about the origins of hearing loss. The ‘battery of the cochlea’ appears to play an important role.
Molecular radiation biologist Dr. Julie Nonnekens and developmental psychologist Dr. Charlotte Cecil have both been granted a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). With the prestigious grant the young scientists of Erasmus MC can expand their research projects.
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.
At Erasmus MC, doctors, psychologists and scientists have started an expertise center for individuals with autism spectrum disorder with a rare genetic cause. Their goal: better care and scientific insights.
Genetics is more than just genes; this has been known for some time. But how do you find your way around the millions of pieces of DNA whose function is not yet known? Researchers at Erasmus MC took a big step in separating the wheat from the chaff during brain development.