Jan-Willem Veening received three prestigious grants in 2013. He was chosen to participate in the ‘EMBO Young Investigators Programme’, and was awarded Vidi and ERC grants. Veening will use these to pursue his current ground-breaking research into phenotypic variability in pneumococci, which are an important cause of disease around the world.
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Prof. Cisca Wijmenga will receive the 2022 Galjaard Award from the Dutch Society for Human Genetics (NVHG)
People often talk about a healthy intestinal flora, but until now it has not been clear what a 'healthy' gut microbiome actually means. Researchers at the University Medical Center Groningen have now been able to properly determine the composition...
Unfortunately, not everyone is able to return to sport after injuring an anterior cruciate ligament. A series of specific tests that measure important aspects such as muscle strength, stability, quality of movement, and psychological readiness may...
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