Regenerative Medicine Utrecht


One health, one medicine – and two new professors!

11 July has been a memorable day for RMU – not one but two newly appointed professors held their inaugural lectures! Prof. Björn Meij and Prof. Marianna Tryfonidou, both from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, shared their anecdotes, passion and vision with an audience of colleagues, family and friends, who filled the entire auditorium. Have…

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Department of Orthopedics becomes (again) Centre of Excellence

Based on its educational, clinical and scientific merits, our department of Orthopedics has been awarded the ICRS Centre of Excellence in Cartilage Regeneration & Joint Preservation status. These ICRS teaching centres are the recommended place-to-go to for unique one-on-one learning experiences and practical advice from world leading experts on current state-of-the-art cartilage repair surgical techniques, patient…

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Nose Drops With Stem Cells Against Brain Damage in Newborns

This article has been translated. The original Dutch article can be found here.   Brain damage can occur in full-term newborns in case of oxygen deficiency or stroke during or shortly after birth. It can also happen to premature babies with an immature brain, where inflammation often plays a role. Cora Nijboer, biomedical researcher at…

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3 Young Talent MDR Grants for 4 RMU Scientists!

We are very happy about the announcement that 3 projects from RMU scientists were selected for funding under the Young Talent programme of MDR in 2019!     In the call for PhD students and post-docs, Anne Metje van Genderen (UU, Div. of Pharmacology) and Carl Schuurmans (UU, Div. of Pharmeceutics) got funded for their…

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Great times for Experimental Cardiology!

  Our Laboratory of Experimental Cardiology has plenty of reason to celebrate! During the 3rd Translational Cardiovascular Research Meeting, Renee Maas and Tom Bracco Gartner won the European Crazy Idea Call from the Genetic Heart Disease Foundation. They will work on an in vitro 3D model of cardiac fibrosis to get a step closer to…

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