Outstanding gymnast and medical student Epke Zonderland was awarded the Nicolaas Mulerius Medal on Monday 29 October for his exceptional contributions to the University of Groningen. Zonderland took home gold from the 2012 London Olympics with a gymnastics routine that wowed the world. University of Groningen Olympians Philipine van Aanholt, Marit Dopheide and Rogier Blink were also honoured for their outstanding qualities. A plaque in their honour will be added to the Olympic Wall at the Sports Centre.
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An international group of over 100 researchers led by Professor Lude Franke of the UMCG has identified hundreds of ‘key genes’. These key genes provide insight into the development of diseases and offer leads for medicine development.
A multidisciplinary team of researchers from 11 different countries are starting a project on speeding up the development of vaccines. Researchers from the University of Groningen (UG) and the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) will study...
Prof. Marian Joëls has been awarded the ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize 2021 for her contribution to advancing gender equality in brain research. The prize highlights a scientist or group that has made outstanding contributions to promoting diversity in...
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