Analysis of scientific research reveals societal impact of UMCs

The scientific impact of the Dutch UMCs matches that of top international institutes, and positively affects society as a whole in multiple ways according to a new report by NFU and CWTS.

One-stop shop for biobanks

From March 1, the procedure about setting up a biobank or use materials from one of the biobanks for research has been simplified and all applications run through a single counter with the same application procedure.

IXA Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2021

Do you have a research-based idea for a product, service or innovation with the potential to create impact in society? Register for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award.

Amsterdam UMC publishes its 500th scientific paper on COVID-19

With more than 120 different studies in progress, researchers and clinicians are joining forces on COVID-19 research. This has resulted in the recent publication of the 500th scientific paper.

State-of-the-art paper on anxiety disorders in The Lancet

With a large amount of people suffering from anxiety disorders, it forms the most common group of mental disorders. Brenda Penninx and colleagues wrote a state-of-the-art paper on anxiety disorders in the Lancet.

EEG biomarker predict the effectiveness of antidepressants

The success rate of antidepressants in the treatment of depression can be greatly improved thanks to the use of EEG prior to treatment.

One step closer to predicting severity of heart muscle disease

Connie Bezzina (dept. Experimental Cardiology) and colleagues publish their latest results on predicting the severity of heart muscle disease in the leading journal Nature Genetics.

One vaccination, instead of two?

One vaccination, instead of two? At the Amsterdam UMC they want to investigate whether this is possible in people who have had corona

5 million Euros for research into rare cancers

The Dutch Cancer Society has made an amount of nearly 5 million Euros available for research into rare tumors.