19 September 2018
Royal distinction for UMCG’s Cisca Wijmenga
Today, Cisca Wijmenga, Full Professor of Human Genetics at the University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG), was appointed Knight in the Order of the ...
19 September 2018
Medical research: Evaluating tumour margins in real-time during breast cancer surgery
A method to evaluate the use of fluorescent tracers to determine tumour margins during breast cancer surgery is reported in Nature Communications ...
09 March 2018
Big differences in caregiving to partners or to parents
Informal caregivers who look after a partner spend more hours on household care tasks than informal caregivers who look after a parent. They also ...
21 February 2018
6 million EU-funding for international research breast cancer
The European Union awards €6 million to a large international research-consortium, called MESI-STRAT, led by Professor Kathrin Thedieck of the ...
24 November 2017
Changes in behaviour indication of dementia in people with Down syndrome
Behavioural changes in people with Down syndrome could be an early sign of dementia. These behavioural changes include symptoms of anxiety, apathy ...
03 November 2017
Various factors contribute to job satisfaction among physicians
Physicians are satisfied with most aspects of their work. Those who trained in the specialism of their choice are more satisfied than those who did ...
01 November 2017
Scientists pinpoint genetic risk factors for asthma, hay fever and eczema
A major international study has pinpointed more than 100 genetic risk factors that explain why some people suffer from asthma, hay fever and ...
13 October 2017
UMCG makes rejected donor liver suitable for transplantation
For the first time in the Netherlands, a patient has received a donor liver that was optimized in a perfusion machine after having been rejected for ...
29 September 2017
Appointment of first Professor with a chair in Proton Therapy
The University of Groningen has appointed Stefan Both as Professor of Clinical Physics, with a chair in Proton Therapy at the University Medical ...
26 September 2017
EDCs detected in specific parts of the brain
For the first time ever Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) are detected in the hypothalamus and in the white-matter brain tissue. In an ...