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15 million for development early detection system for infectious diseases outbreaks

“Our ambition is to revolutionize our ability to detect and analyze outbreaks of emerging disease at a much earlier stage than currently is possible, thus allowing time to respond rapidly to seriously curtail their impact,” says prof Marion Koopmans, head of department of Viroscience at Erasmus MC Rotterdam, and coordinator of the VEO project. The project started January 1st 2020, and will receive funding for 5 years.

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Imaging live brain activity during awake brain surgery

A new application of functional Ultrasound (fUS) now enables maximum safe brain tumor resection

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Slight hearing loss linked to poorer school performance

Children with slight hearing loss scored less well in their cito test, taken in the final year of primary school, and showed more behavioral problems than young teenagers who hear well.

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Large Josephine Nefkens Foundation subsidy for cancer research

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A new twenty-first century science for effective epidemic response

With rapidly changing ecology, urbanization, climate change, increased travel and fragile public health systems, epidemics will become more frequent, more complex and harder to prevent and contain.

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Mini symposium “Zoonotic disease emergence: lessons learned and future directions

Tuesday November 26, 2019 Time: 09:00 - 12.00 Mini symposium "Zoonotic disease emergence: lessons learned and future directions"

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Large Josephine Nefkens Foundation subsidy for cancer research

Large Josephine Nefkens Foundation subsidy for cancer research

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Only use melatonin on physicians advice

As many as one in seventeen young teenagers use the sleeping aid melatonin on a weekly basis to help them sleep better. This is the conclusion of the long-term Generation R population study in Rotterdam. Researchers warn parents to be careful when using melatonin without a physician's advice, because the long-term effects on children are unknown.

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European Deans meeting “Training Future-Proof Doctors for the Digital Society”

The Deans meeting held in Rotterdam on 12 April put the spotlight on how to prepare future and current doctors for the digital healthcare transformation as well as how to better integrate digital skills in the education and training of medical doctors.