Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Sun, 26 May 2024 20:31:29 +0200 Fri, 24 May 2024 08:37:00 +0200 World-class collaboration receives €37.5 million for regenerative medicine using smart materials https://www.uu.nl/en/news/world-class-collaboration-receives-eu375-million-for-regenerative-medicine-using-smart-materials The DRIVE-RM consortium has been awarded €37.5 million under the prestigious NWO SUMMIT program. The collaboration focuses on smart materials that assist the body in healing. 140796 Fri, 24 May 2024 08:37:00 +0200 Nieuws Antibiotic ‘Velcro’ gives bacteria a sticky situation https://www.uu.nl/en/news/antibiotic-velcro-gives-bacteria-a-sticky-situation-0 A small antibiotic called plectasin uses an innovative Velcro-like mechanism to kill bacteria. Research into how this structure is formed unveils a new approach that could have broad implications for the development of antibiotics to combat antimicrobial resistance. 140747 Thu, 23 May 2024 10:13:00 +0200 Nieuws Helga Gardarsdottir appointed Professor of Real World Data for Decision Making on Medicines https://www.uu.nl/en/news/helga-gardarsdottir-appointed-professor-of-real-world-data-for-decision-making-on-medicines Gardarsdottir and her team use real world data to enable healthcare providers and regulatory bodies to make well-informed decisions about treatment. 140740 Thu, 23 May 2024 09:13:00 +0200 Nieuws Bijvoet Medal awarded to Piet Gros https://www.uu.nl/en/news/bijvoet-medal-awarded-to-piet-gros Professor Piet Gros was awarded the Bijvoet Medal at the Bijvoet Symposium 2024. 140323 Mon, 06 May 2024 10:23:00 +0200 Nieuws Patients with rheumatoid arthritis have unique and complex autoantibody patterns https://www.uu.nl/en/news/patients-with-rheumatoid-arthritis-have-unique-and-complex-autoantibody-patterns Patients with rheumatoid arthritis all have a unique and diverse set of antibodies that are involved in the development of the disease. Researchers unveiled the complexity of these antibodies using powerful lab tools and challenge current therapeutic approaches. 140058 Wed, 01 May 2024 09:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Residual waste from mushroom cultivation removes pollutants from water https://www.uu.nl/en/news/residual-waste-from-mushroom-cultivation-removes-pollutants-from-water Mushroom substrate effectively decreases concentrations of pesticides and drugs in contaminated water. 140134 Tue, 30 Apr 2024 09:00:00 +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 Improving the implementation of innovative methods in health technology assessment practice https://www.uu.nl/en/news/improving-the-implementation-of-innovative-methods-in-health-technology-assessment-practice Thanks to Horizon Europe funding, fifteen partners from both science and practice will be collaborating on the SUSTAIN-HTA project over the next four years. 138610 Wed, 20 Mar 2024 10:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Several New Investments in Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics Infrastructure at Utrecht University https://www.uu.nl/en/news/several-new-investments-in-mass-spectrometry-and-proteomics-infrastructure-at-utrecht-university Utrecht University makes significant investments in mass spectrometry and proteomics infrastructure. The new infrastructure underscores the university’s pioneering and leading role in these scientific fields. 138435 Mon, 11 Mar 2024 11:20:00 +0100 Nieuws Chemists break barriers and open up super-resolution molecule mass analysis https://www.uu.nl/en/news/chemists-break-barriers-and-open-up-super-resolution-molecule-mass-analysis By modifying and boosting lab equipment, a team of chemists are able to measure individual molecules with unprecedented precision. Their massive resolution upgrading will benefit the fabrication of vaccines and molecular vectors used in gene therapy. 138333 Tue, 05 Mar 2024 15:59:00 +0100 Nieuws Many new oncology drugs approved in the EU lack proof of added benefit https://www.uu.nl/en/news/many-new-oncology-drugs-approved-in-the-eu-lack-proof-of-added-benefit Many cancer drugs recently approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) lack clear proof of added benefit. This is particularly the case for drugs that are granted via special processes, intended to accelerate the approval of promising treatments. 138198 Wed, 28 Feb 2024 14:43:00 +0100 Nieuws The models of Pharmacology https://www.uu.nl/en/news/the-models-of-pharmacology These pharmacologists will participate in four innovative training networks. 135274 Wed, 24 Jan 2024 11:02:00 +0100 Nieuws Christian Kaiser appointed Professor of Biophysical Chemistry of Membranes and Proteins https://www.uu.nl/en/news/christian-kaiser-appointed-professor-of-biophysical-chemistry-of-membranes-and-proteins Utrecht University has appointed Christian Kaiser as professor of Biophysical Chemistry of Membranes and Proteins. Kaiser and his team will explore the way biological proteins are produced, processed and transported in the cell. 136639 Mon, 08 Jan 2024 11:38:00 +0100 Nieuws Important antibody in our blood found to carry a surprise https://www.uu.nl/en/news/important-antibody-in-our-blood-found-to-carry-a-surprise Beyond the need for adjustments in biochemistry and immunology textbooks, the new finding also carries implications for therapeutic applications. 136029 Thu, 07 Dec 2023 09:40:00 +0100 Nieuws Plant protects next generation via soil https://www.uu.nl/en/news/plant-protects-next-generation-via-soil Plants recruit soil bacteria to protect against downy mildew, forming a protective legacy in the soil for the next plant generation. 135582 Thu, 16 Nov 2023 16:41:00 +0100 Nieuws Protein analysis identifies predictors of effectiveness of breast cancer treatment https://www.uu.nl/en/news/protein-analysis-identifies-predictors-of-effectiveness-of-breast-cancer-treatment New insights into the complex nature of treatment response in HER2-positive breast cancer. 135022 Wed, 01 Nov 2023 10:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Wim Hennink receives the KHMW Dr. Saal van Zwanenberg Ereprijs https://www.uu.nl/en/news/wim-hennink-receives-the-khmw-dr-saal-van-zwanenberg-ereprijs On 14 November 2023 professor emeritus Wim Hennink will receive the Dr. Saal van Zwanenberg Ereprijs at the KHMW in Haarlem 134538 Wed, 11 Oct 2023 10:06:00 +0200 Nieuws Amazon may hold over 10,000 hidden earthworks built by pre-Columbian societies https://www.uu.nl/en/news/amazon-may-hold-over-10000-hidden-earthworks-built-by-pre-columbian-societies The Amazon rainforest may be home to thousands of hidden earthworks, made by pre-Columbian societies. 134446 Fri, 06 Oct 2023 12:55:00 +0200 Nieuws Personal grant for new UIPS PIs https://www.uu.nl/en/news/personal-grant-for-new-uips-pis Two new PI's of UIPS have recently been successful in obtaining prestigious grants 134218 Mon, 02 Oct 2023 09:34:00 +0200 Nieuws Cutting-edge plant research lab NPEC opens its doors in Utrecht https://www.uu.nl/en/news/cutting-edge-plant-research-lab-npec-opens-its-doors-in-utrecht Equipped with advanced robotics, hyperspectral imaging, laser scanners, climate chambers, and other installations, the Netherlands Plant Eco-phenotyping Centre (NPEC) opens its doors today in Utrecht. 134194 Fri, 29 Sep 2023 12:53:00 +0200 Nieuws