The best way to address risk factors for future pandemics is a One Health approach that balances and optimizes the health of people, animals, and ecosystems. That is the message of the The Independent Task Force on COVID-19 and other Pandemics, which includes Prof Dr Marion Koopmans of the Erasmus MC and Pandemic & Disaster […]
Topic: Convergence Erasmus MC and TU Delft
Metastases in cancer are often caused by a few abnormal cells. These behave more aggressively than the other cancer cells in a tumour. Miao-Ping Chien and Daan Brinks are working together, from two different universities, on a method to detect these cells.
Nico Bruining and his team are the go-to people in the Erasmus MC for anything that has to do with computers and cardiology. Artificial intelligence has given their discipline a boost. ‘We build the technology of tomorrow, which we would have liked to have yesterday.’
Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a partner in healthcare. Researchers, tech businesses and the government are joining forces to make this happen. Together they are setting up 17 laboratories, two of which will be at Erasmus MC. ‘The impact of AI on healthcare could be enormous.’
In a joint research project with Delft University of Technology and Leiden University Medical Center, internist-oncologist Stefan Sleijfer is looking for a drug that can prevent cancer from spreading. Remarkable: the researchers are searching in a library of substances that are already used in daily practice.
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, […]
On May 21, 2021, the Pandemic & Disaster Preparedness Centre was officially opened in Erasmus MC. Curious about the opening? Watch the video below for an impression of the event.