Erasmus MC and Delft University of Technology are creating a Pandemic & Disaster Preparedness Center (PDPC). This innovation and knowledge center will bring together renowned scientists with expertise on pandemic threats and climate-related calamities to establish an ambitious agenda for the future.
About 25,000 children and 50,000 adults with a congenital heart defect are living in the Netherlands. A team of experts at the Erasmus MC provides them with specialized care and studies how their care can be improved.
As of June 1, 2021, Prof.dr. Ruud Selles has been appointed professor with a shared appointment in the departments of Rehabilitation Medicine and Plastic Surgery. He will investigate the best treatments for hand and wrist disorders using a huge database with patient data and treatment outcomes. Ruud: ‘It’s really strange that this approach is new, it’s so obvious’.
On Wednesday 7 July, the presidents of TU Delft, Erasmus MC and Erasmus University Rotterdam signed a framework agreement for far-reaching strategic cooperation within the Convergence Alliance. In research and education the institutions are committed to combining their strengths, knowledge and methods to address issues related to climate change, sustainability, pressure on the healthcare system, urbanisation and digitalisation.