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Major subsidy for research on using stem cells for tissue repair
Major subsidy for research on using stem cells for tissue repair

Stem cells offer the unique possibility to repair or replace damaged tissue and organs in the human body. This offers hope to patients with chronic illnesses and degenerative conditions. The success of stem cell therapies is however plagued by a lack of knowledge on how stem cells guide regenerative processes, and a lack of reliable research methods for determining this capability.
Apr 12, 2018

Cristal Therapeutics makes it onto list of 10 highest investments for 2017
Cristal Therapeutics makes it onto list of 10 highest investments for 2017

Cristal Therapeutics makes it onto list of 10 highest investments for 2017!
Jan 04, 2018

Cristal Therapeutics Awarded €2.5 Million Horizon 2020
Cristal Therapeutics Awarded €2.5 Million Horizon 2020

Cristal Therapeutics a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing targeted nanomedicines for the treatment of cancer and other diseases with high unmet patient need, today announced that it secured a €2.5 million grant from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme.
Nov 29, 2017

Major boost for partnership between Chengdu (China) and Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus
Major boost for partnership between Chengdu (China) and Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus

Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus welcomed a four-man delegation from the Chinese Chengdu Wenjiang District, spearheaded by Mayor Chen Zhiyong. The goal of the visit was to study the possibility of creating a joint venture capital fund to support start-ups operating at the Maastricht campus.
Oct 23, 2017

Scannexus and AMRA join forces
Scannexus and AMRA join forces

AMRA, the international leader in body composition analysis, today announced a partnership with Scannexus, a world-leading Ultra High-Field MRI scanner facility located at the Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus. The partnership was confirmed with official signatures of the collaboration agreement and a full-day AMRA introduction seminar to the Brightlands Maastricht Health Community.
Oct 02, 2017

What can you do with basic research?
What can you do with basic research?

​Valorisation, also known as knowledge utilisation, is becoming ever more important. What many researchers don’t yet realise is that it is also lucrative. And not only in terms of making money, explain Henri Theunissen and Ivo George from the Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus (MHC) and the Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO). They help academics to give their knowledge added value.
Sep 29, 2017

Arterial stiffness now measured within 2 minutes
Arterial stiffness now measured within 2 minutes

Arterial stiffness is a major risk factor for morbidity and mortality. Although stiffening of the vasculature is a physiological process which occurs during aging, there are many factors resulting in accelerated stiffening.
Jul 20, 2017

European Project BONE: Eliminating the need for repeat surgery
European Project BONE: Eliminating the need for repeat surgery

A European transnational consortium led by Maastricht University (UM) will spend the next four years developing innovative bone implants. These implants will become an alternative for repeat surgeries, prolonged medication use and donor tissue implementation following complex bone fractures.
Jul 10, 2017

Cristianne Rijcken (Cristal Therapeutics) wins Limburg Businesswoman of the Year Award for 2017
Cristianne Rijcken (Cristal Therapeutics) wins Limburg Businesswoman of the Year Award for 2017

Cristianne Rijcken, founder and CSO of Cristal Therapeutics, located on the Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus, wins Limburg Businesswoman of the Year Award for 2017​.
Jun 23, 2017

Can academics change the world?
Can academics change the world?

This year, the theme of UM's opening of the academic year will be 'Can academics change the world'? Leading up to the event, the university will be organising an action research competition with the same theme. This means you will have the opportunity to play an active role and win one of the two awards worth € 3000 each for your Action Research project.
Jun 21, 2017


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14 May
China Medical Equipment Fair

China Medical Equipment Fair is the largest fair of medical devices, related products and services in the Asia-Pacific region.

22 May
Third Congress on Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair

This 3-day meeting is focused on the most recent advances in neurorehabilitation research that are ripe for translation, providing opportunities to share knowledge, experience, and most recent developments in applying evidence-based practice.

22 May
Third Congress on Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair

We are proud to announce the third International Congress on Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair organized by the Dutch, Belgian and German Societies for neurorehabilitation and the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology in the United Kingdom will bridge the gap between neuroscience and practice.

26 May
87th EAS Congress

During the meeting we will explore the latest developments in research into the causes of atherosclerosis and related vascular disease, and how these may affect the clinical guidelines for diagnosis and treatment.

18 Sep
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16 May
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