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Stress inhibits growth brain newborn baby

When premature babies are exposed to more stress while in hospital, it has a negative effect on their brain development.

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A solution is near for babies with RSV

One in 56 healthy, full-term babies in Europe is hospitalised due to an infection with the Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), according to a new study led by Prof Dr Louis Bont of UMC Utrecht.

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'Doctors, teach children how to participate'

Jan Willem Gorter

"Ask a child about what he is doing, what he likes and what he wants to achieve. The input of young people and their parents is crucial," UMC Utrecht Professor of Paediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Jan Willem Gorter argued in his oration on 8 November. He urged colleagues not to think in limitations but in possibilities. "We doctors can help increase children's autonomy and ease the transition to adulthood," he said.

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Looking back at Next Generation Radio

online radio show

On Thursday 13 October, Next Generation Radio took place at the Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, an online radio show by Child Health, Dynamics of Youth (UU) and the Princess Máxima Centre.

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Van Wijk: 'Science is due for a Great Reset'

Van Wijk: 'Science is due for a Great Reset'

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‘Delete age limit from penal code’

Mireille Bekker

Parents in the Netherlands experience enormous pressure when their unborn child is found to have a serious disorder.

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Grant for AI models in rare diseases

Internist haematologist Eduard van Beers (UMC Utrecht/ U-trial) and 16 international partners have been awarded a €7 million grant for the SYNTHEMA project.

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Roland Kuiper appointed as professor

The UMC Utrecht has appointed researcher Roland Kuiper as professor of Molecular Genetics of Hereditary Cancer in Children with effect from August 1, 2022.

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Rachel van Leeuwaarde receives Kika grant

Rachel van Leeuwaarde of UMC Utrecht receives a Kika grant of almost €200.000 for research on children with MEN-syndrome.

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New nominations at Dynamics of Youth

Jeroen Dudink and Sanne Nijhof have been appointed by Dynamics of Youth (UU) to an interdisciplinary domain chair.

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