American bladder cancer scientists have been awarded the prestigious R01 grant, together with urologist Dr. Tahlita Zuiverloon of the Erasmus MC Cancer Institute. The team will receive $3 million for research into the biology of chemotherapy resistance in bladder cancer.
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.
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.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded seven experienced researchers at Erasmus MC a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros. The grant enables them to develop their own innovative line of research and set up their own research group in the coming five years.
The number of people with dementia will not increase as much in the coming years as previously assumed. This was discovered by researchers at Erasmus MC who used a new, detailed computer model that looks beyond the effects of an aging population.
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.