Erasmus MC Transplant Institute has started using a new surgical method for patients requiring a double transplant, namely that of a kidney and a liver.
Scientist Miao-Ping Chien and her team have designed and built a completely new type of microscope. In doing so, Chien hopes to boost research into rare cancer cells. ‘We can image tens of thousands of individual cells at once.’
The integrated treatment of physical and psychological symptoms helps not only the patient but also the hospital. Argues Psychiatrist Maarten van Schijndel. He recently obtained his doctorate for research into departments in which such combined care is an everyday occurance: medical psychiatry units.
All cells in our body have the same genetic material. So why does one cell turn into a skin cell and the other into a brain cell?
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A new method enables Erasmus MC to detect the stress hormone cortisol in hair. This allows you to look back months – or with long hair, years – in time.
Looking at both tumor and patient. “In tailored therapy the focus must lie on the tumor and on the patient,” says professor Ron Mathijssen of Erasmus MC Cancer Institute. “It is the knowledge of both that will make the therapy more effective.”
A breakthrough under reservation In 2014 researchers of the department of Hematology unraveled a very serious form of acute myeloid leukemia and published about it in Cell. A breakthrough, says research leader professor Ruud Delwel, although he does warn against too much optimism. What is so special about the discovery? Professor of Molecular Leukemogenesis Ruud […]