Laboratory of Experimental Transplantation and Intestinal Surgery (LETIS)
The Laboratory of Experimental Transplantation and Intestinal Surgery (LETIS) is part of the Department of Surgery and works in close collaboration with the Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. We have a strong focus on translational research in the field of regenerative medicine, organ transplantation, liver disease and liver cancer. The research aims to provide basic and applied knowledge using organoids, bio-scaffolds, animal models, and organ perfusion technologies.
What does your meat eat? A global environmental history of Dutch livestock feed (1954-2020)
What does the meat on your plate eat? Huge amounts of feed from all over the world made Dutch factory farming possible. I research historical changes in the origins of that feed and its global consequences for societies and environments. This is critical for present-day debate about the health and environmental impacts of the livestock industry.