Clarify mechanisms and develop therapies that will become the standard worldwide. That is what the Department of Internal Oncology of Erasmus MC Cancer Institute did for several types of cancer. An interview with department head Stefan Sleijfer.
Insufficient knowledge of the tropical infectious disease Mycetoma is hindering an effective treatment. Thanks to the official status of ‘neglected disease,’ this might now change.
“The safe learning environment we offer here, eventually leads to safer care. Safety squared, we call it.” So says Madelon Panman. She is manager of the SkillsLab at Erasmus MC.
The chances of a healthy baby are not equal for everyone. Lifestyle, but also the social circumstances of the parents – such as poverty – play an important part. This was shown by a study at Erasmus MC and led to a prevention program that caught on.