On Friday June 23, the board of the Dutch Association for Community Genetics and Public Health Genomics (NACGG) awarded the 2017 NACGG innovation prize to EUROCAT Northern Netherlands.
The prize was presented to registry leader, epidemiologist Dr. Hermien de Walle, by her predecessor, Prof. Martina Cornel, who was registry leader herself until 1999.
Eurocat Northern Netherlands has been active in the Netherlands and Europe for more than 35 years, and the NACGG prize recognizes Eurocat’s scientific research into promote healthy pregnancies
The NACGG endorses the importance of birth defects registries with respect to pregnancy outcome, a need emphasized by the recent example of Zika-virus-related birth defects abroad and, closer to home, by the impact of smoking and medication use during pregnancy on the development of the unborn child.
Photo report on the most special and oldest books of the university.
On Monday, November 26, UG researcher Anouk Goossens receives the Shell Award. This prize is awarded annually to three (former) physics students. Goossens receives the prize for her investigation into using the material Nb-doped SrTiO3 for imitating...
A bountiful and healthy Wadden Sea is an indispensable link in the life cycles of many migratory birds and fish. This is why the Wadden Fund and the three Wadden provinces – Groningen, Friesland and Noord-Holland – strive for the creation of such a...