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Research initiatives

PM.20.058 – Creating and implementing the value-based ‘Digital Twin’ for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases from an early moment in the life course

Route: Personalised medicine: the individual at the centre

cluster question: 105 How can Big Data and technological innovation (e-health) contribute to health care?

Cardiovascular diseases are still an important and costly health (care) problem, usually diagnosed later in life. Pregnancy is already earlier […]

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PM.20.045 – Next generation immunodermatology

Route: Personalised medicine: the individual at the centre

cluster question: 095 How can we personalise health care, for example by using biomarkers?

Until recently, Dermatology has been neglected from therapeutics development resulting in a high unmet need for many skin diseases. As […]

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PM.20.052 – Personalized medicine in osteoarthritis

Route: Personalised medicine: the individual at the centre

cluster question: 101 Can we model the human body and use smart technologies for health, nutritional, and toxicity research, drastically reducing the use of laboratory animals at the same time?

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common chronic diseases characterized by gradual joint deterioration. The disease presentation is highly variable […]

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PM.20.030 – Personalized treatment in chronic inflammatory disorders: From suppression of the immune response to patient involvement and integral management of disease modifiers

Route: Personalised medicine: the individual at the centre

cluster question: 072 How do a healthy lifestyle and wholesome habits promote good health and prevent illness?

Personalised and multidisciplinary approaches are needed to improve quality of life and reduce costs of prevalent chronic immune-mediated inflammatory disorders […]

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PM.20.031 – Towards better classification and treatment of lobular breast cancer: the European Lobular Breast Cancer Consortium (ELBCC).

Route: Personalised medicine: the individual at the centre

cluster question: 085 Every tumour is different, so how can we come to understand cancer well enough to develop a treatment for each and every type?

BackgroundTo personalize treatment of breast cancer patients, different classification systems have been developed for which the morphological classification is still […]

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PM.20.023 – Proton therapy: less is more

Route: Personalised medicine: the individual at the centre

cluster question: 094 How do we improve the quality of health care as much as possible while keeping it affordable?

Cancer radiation therapy is often associated with severe damage of surrounding healthy tissue and can even result in death. Proton […]

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NNL.20.002 – The resilient brain – mechanisms of cognitive plasticity over a lifetime

Route: NeuroLabNL: the ultimate living lab for brain, cognition and behavioural research

cluster question: 139 How does our brain process and retain information, and what role do plasticity and networks play at different microscopic and macroscopic levels?

Modern society places many challenges on keeping the brain cognitively flexible. During childhood the direct interaction with the environment is […]

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