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Registration is open: NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting – 17 mei 2019

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.

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Masterclass Globally prepared for future outbreaks of ‘Disease X’

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.

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Why do people who live near goat farms have a higher chance of developing pneumonia?

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... More

NCOH participates in the EU-funded project One Health European Joint Programme (One Health EJP)

NCOH Partners are involved in a recently-granted One Health European Joint Programme, which started last January. In the One Health EJP, 39 partners from 19 EU member states are gathered to create a sustainable European One Health framework by integration and alignment of medical, veterinary and food institutes through joint programming of research agendas matching... More

COMBACTE – 5 YEARS IN

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a growing problem worldwide, and with few new drugs making it to the market, there is an urgent need for new medicines to treat resistant infections. The COMBACTE (COMBatting AntimiCrobial resisTance in Europe) project aims to give antibiotic drug development a much-needed boost by pioneering new ways of designing and implementing... More

NWO prizes will help ground-breaking ideas to crystallise

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... More

Bacteriophages in case antibiotics no longer work?

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... More

NADP Vouchers

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.

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Phage therapy for when antibiotics stop working?

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.

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Proposals for the NCOH research programme 2018 are welcome

The NCOH wants to build a research programme which sharpens the NCOH profile and increases scientific production of the NCOH during its first mandate period. This goal is reached by accelerating the investments of NCOH Partners.

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