Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Tue, 16 Apr 2024 05:50:59 +0200 Thu, 11 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0200 Can Jos Malda crack the code of cartilage? https://www.uu.nl/en/news/can-jos-malda-crack-the-code-of-cartilage Professor Jos Malda has now received an ERC Advanced grant of €2.5 million to crack the code of how to recreate the intricate internal structure of cartilage. 139532 Thu, 11 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0200 Nieuws ERC Advanced Grant awarded to Albert Heck https://www.uu.nl/en/news/erc-advanced-grant-awarded-to-albert-heck Distinguished Faculty of Science Professor Albert Heck has been awarded a prestigious ERC Advanced Grant. The 2.5 million Euro grant enables Heck’s team to develop cutting-edge techniques to gain a fundamentally deeper understanding of our immune system. 139574 Thu, 11 Apr 2024 10:25:00 +0200 Nieuws 'To the roots of the matter' part 3: Ronnie’s interacting plants https://www.uu.nl/en/news/to-the-roots-of-the-matter-part-3-ronnies-interacting-plants The visual series 'To the roots of the matter' presents stories from the Utrecht University plant labs. 139461 Mon, 08 Apr 2024 14:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Prof. Hartung confirmed as a Keynote speaker at the conference “The 3Rs and NAMs: all-inclusive?” https://www.uu.nl/en/news/prof-hartung-confirmed-as-a-keynote-speaker-at-the-conference-the-3rs-and-nams-all-inclusive The 3Rs Centre Utrecht announces that Professor Thomas Hartung will deliver a keynote presentation at the conference "The 3Rs and NAMs: all-inclusive?" 139447 Mon, 08 Apr 2024 10:22:00 +0200 Nieuws New grants for research projects in the SIGs of Applied Data Science https://www.uu.nl/en/news/new-grants-for-research-projects-in-the-sigs-of-applied-data-science The focus area Applied Data Science again provides funding to finance research projects within the SIGs of Applied Data Science. 139355 Thu, 04 Apr 2024 16:38:00 +0200 Nieuws focusgebied Applied Data Science Air pollution increases risk of infection and severity of illness from COVID-19 https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/air-pollution-increases-risk-of-infection-and-severity-of-illness-from-covid-19 Mensen die wonen in gebieden met een slechte luchtkwaliteit hebben meer kans om corona te krijgen. Ook zijn de klachten erger waardoor er meer mensen overlijden. Dat luchtvervuiling de kans op luchtwegaandoeningen vergroot was al bekend. Onderzoek uit het buitenland toonde al eerder aan dat dit ook voor corona geldt. Nu blijkt dit ook voor Nederland. 139307 Thu, 04 Apr 2024 10:25:00 +0200 Nieuws ZonMw grant for Catherine Robin and Riccardo Levato https://www.uu.nl/en/news/zonmw-grant-for-catherine-robin-and-riccardo-levato Catherine Robin and Riccardo Levato received a ZonMw grant of €750.000 for implementation of an innovative three-dimensional bioprinting technology to study blood stem cell production. 139269 Wed, 03 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0200 Nieuws National Growth Fund invests 125 million euros in animal-free innovations https://www.uu.nl/en/news/national-growth-fund-invests-125-million-euros-in-animal-free-innovations The Dutch National Growth Fund will invest in a new centre for animal-free biomedical testing for safer, more effective treatments, while reducing animal suffering. 139159 Thu, 28 Mar 2024 11:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Gravitation award for FLOW: "We will be able to steer the fates of proteins" https://www.uu.nl/en/news/gravitation-award-for-flow-we-will-be-able-to-steer-the-fates-of-proteins The consortium of researchers will, for the first time, comprehensively chart the supervision of specific proteins within the cell, from cradle to grave. 138975 Mon, 25 Mar 2024 20:18:00 +0100 Nieuws Confronting Global Health Inequities https://www.uu.nl/en/news/confronting-global-health-inequities Utrecht University Centre for Global Challenges and UMC Utrecht Global Health have joined forces at confronting global health inequities. 139023 Mon, 25 Mar 2024 16:11:00 +0100 Nieuws Utrecht scientists lead two of seven new Gravitation programmes https://www.uu.nl/en/news/utrecht-scientists-lead-two-of-seven-new-gravitation-programmes Two of the seven research consortia awarded Gravitation research funding from OCW are led by researchers from Utrecht University. 138989 Mon, 25 Mar 2024 06:00:00 +0100 Nieuws uu logo Sick because of work: when work doesn't pay and prevention fails https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/sick-because-of-work-when-work-doesnt-pay-and-prevention-fails Every year, 4,000 Dutch people die as a result of their work. A large proportion of these cases are due to hazardous substances exposure. How can we prevent work-related illnesses due to exposures? 138855 Tue, 19 Mar 2024 10:53:00 +0100 Nieuws From first beating human heart cell to new therapeutic strategies for heart failure https://www.uu.nl/en/news/from-first-beating-human-heart-cell-to-new-therapeutic-strategies-for-heart-failure Renée Maas used stem cell derived cardiomyocytes to study heart disease with the aim of developing new treatments, resulting in her promotion on March 13. 138559 Wed, 13 Mar 2024 11:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Taking opportunity of an infection https://www.uu.nl/en/news/taking-opportunity-of-an-infection How can an infection help repair bone defects? This was the question that started the PhD research of Paree Khokhani, who defended her work on the 12th of March. 138558 Tue, 12 Mar 2024 11:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Solving cartilage regeneration: not as simple as it seemed https://www.uu.nl/en/news/solving-cartilage-regeneration-not-as-simple-as-it-seemed Florencia Abinzano spent her PhD developing a regenerative solution for cartilage damage and will receive her doctorate on March 11th. 138550 Mon, 11 Mar 2024 11:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Major DNA changes important in colorectal cancer https://www.uu.nl/en/news/major-dna-changes-important-in-colorectal-cancer A multidisciplinary research team led by professor Sanne Abeln has used AI technology to discover the importance of major changes in the DNA of cancer cells. 138382 Thu, 07 Mar 2024 10:22:00 +0100 Nieuws Chimpanzees are able to learn from their conspecifics what they cannot innovate themselves https://www.uu.nl/en/news/chimpanzees-are-able-to-learn-from-their-conspecifics-what-they-cannot-innovate-themselves A study demonstrates, for the first time, that chimpanzees, like humans, can acquire skills from one another that they cannot innovate themselves. 138152 Wed, 06 Mar 2024 17:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Sabine Fuchs receives Vici grant for research metabolic diseases https://www.uu.nl/en/news/sabine-fuchs-receives-vici-grant-for-research-metabolic-diseases Sabine Fuchs, paediatrician in metabolic diseases at the UMC Utrecht/ WKZ has received a prestigious Vici grant from ZonMw. 138326 Thu, 29 Feb 2024 11:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Daniela Salvatori appointed new member KHMW https://www.uu.nl/en/news/daniela-salvatori-appointed-new-member-khmw The Royal Dutch Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW) has appointed Daniela Salvatori as a new member. 138330 Tue, 20 Feb 2024 11:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Volumetric printing: increasing the clinical relevance of biofabrication https://www.uu.nl/en/news/volumetric-printing-increasing-the-clinical-relevance-of-biofabrication Paulina Nunez Bernal spent her PhD developing a new technique called volumetric bioprinting, which is faster than 'traditional' layer-by-layer bioprinting and safer for cells. 137836 Mon, 19 Feb 2024 11:00:00 +0100 Nieuws