Two researchers of the Epidemiology Department of Erasmus MC, Mohsen Ghanbari and Daniel Bos, recently received grants for their research on Alzheimer’s disease.
On a quiet summer evening, you can be startled by a loud bang, but the same sound won’t surprise you during a fireworks show. It is the cerebellum that filters these kinds of signals and places them in context, neuroscientists at Erasmus MC discovered. At least, in mice it does.
Erasmus MC researchers Dr Sreya Basu, Dr Tavia Evans, Dr Denise Hilling and Dr Catarina Osorio, have been awarded an Incentive Grant for Women in STEM from NWO. This grant aims to retain qualified women in science, and to provide them with a stable launchpad for an academic career.
Now that it has been shown that lung cancer screening can save lives, it is time for the next question. How should such a screening program be implemented?
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.
Erasmus MC is the first hospital in the world to apply digital answer-driven questionnaires in the clinic to determine what oncology patients really care about. The questionnaires are fully integrated into the electronic patient record. The results help the patient and his practitioner in the consulting room to discuss the right treatment.
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.