Six leading researchers received the NWO Spinoza Prize and the Stevin Prize today from Ingrid van Engelshoven, Minister of Education, Culture and Science. The prizes are the highest distinctions in Dutch science. Cell biologist Anna Akhmanova, biophysicist Marileen Dogterom, social psychologist Carsten de Dreu, historian Beatrice de Graaf, virologist Marion Koopmans and microbiologist John van...
On 28 May, the RIVM published a report on the current state of knowledge about bacteriophages. The RIVM study was commissioned by the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport after publications in the media about phage therapy. Since the television broadcast Dokters van Morgen, microbiologist Marc Bonten of the UMC Utrecht is regularly confronted with...
The Netherlands Antibiotic Development Platform (NADP) launched a novel funding opportunity during the NADP Voucher Event on 22 May 2018. The NADP Vouchers will support researchers and small- or medium-sized enterprises to bring their novel antibiotics and alternatives a step closer to the clinic.
On 22 February, an international symposium was organized on the possibilities of phage therapy in the treatment of patients with infections due to resistant bacteria.
NCOH Student Travel Grant
The NCOH awards a number of travel grants to PhD students of NCOH Partners selected to present their abstract at an international One Health-related academic conference.