Young NCOH is the network for PhD students and post-docs from the NCOH research groups. Aim of the network is sharing knowledge and expertise in One Health related disciplines, which can lead to new collaborations in research. The kick off of the network takes place at the Annual Scientific Meeting, 17 May 2019 (ASM2019).
Young NCOH Board
The appointment of the Young NCOH Board is the next step in the development of the Young NCOH network. The NCOH Board of Directors has appointed the Young NCOH Board with members from various NCOH partners:
- Romy Zwittink – LUMC (Chair)
- Arthur Edridge – AMC
- Blanca Fernandez Ciruelos – WUR
- Dennis Doorduijn – UMC Utrecht
- Doris van Bergeijk – Leiden University
- Jochem Buil – Radboudumc
Romy Zwittink, chair Young NCOH Board: “The Young NCOH Board plays an active role in building the Young NCOH network and brings young scientists together by organising activities including masterclasses, pitch competitions, network meetings and (inter)national site visits. Interested in joining our early career network? Register for the ASM2019 in Nijmegen or keep an eye on the website.”
During the Q fever outbreak from 2007-2010, an unprecedented number of people became infected with the Q fever bacterium Coxiella burnetii. Of all patients who die of chronic Q fever, 55 percent died within one year of diagnosis.
With great pleasure, we invite you to the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Netherlands Centre for One Health (NCOH) with ‘Complex Systems’ as main theme. This Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in Nijmegen on 17 May 2019.
Leading scientists Jeremy Farrar, Marion Koopmans, and Ron Fouchier will take you into the world of new infectious diseases outbreaks and show you how we can prepare for these outbreaks.
People who live in the vicinity of a goat farm have a higher chance of developing pneumonia. That was demonstrated by the study “Livestock farming and the health of neighbouring residents (VGO)”, which was carried out in Oost-Brabant and Noord-Limburg. The possible causes of this are still not known. On behalf of the Ministry of...