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Research initiatives

HCR.20.036 – Slaughterhouse waste material as alternative to laboratory animal use in research and education

Route: Health care research, sickness prevention and treatment

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?

The goal of this project is to develop novel experimental models based on the use of state-of-the-art ex vivo organ […]

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HCR.20.041 – Sargassum Seaweeds: potential for fighting dementia

Route: Health care research, sickness prevention and treatment

cluster question: 082 How does the central nervous system develop and how can we counteract degeneration processes in that system?

Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, is characterized by a progressive cognitive and consequently functional decline, leading to […]

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HCR.20.089 – UNDERVAXX

Route: Health care research, sickness prevention and treatment

cluster question: 096 How can we improve diagnostics, treatment, and vaccines for immunodeficiencies and infectious diseases?

Vaccines are one of the most important and cost-effective public health measures, safeguarding millions of people worldwide from illness, disability […]

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HCR.20.090 – UNMASK

Route: Health care research, sickness prevention and treatment

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?

Approximately one in every 50 persons is diagnosed with lymphoma during his or her lifetime. For the Netherlands, this means […]

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HCR.20.086 – EESAT2

Route: Health care research, sickness prevention and treatment

cluster question: 096 How can we improve diagnostics, treatment, and vaccines for immunodeficiencies and infectious diseases?

In EESAT2, we will use advanced biochemical as well as novel ICT technologies to produce new and novel-to-nature antimicrobial peptides […]

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HCR.20.087 – Optimal resource use in healthcare

Route: Health care research, sickness prevention and treatment

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

Covid-19 has confronted us with a sudden scarcity in resources in healthcare (ICU beds, personnel). However, there is often or […]

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