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Coffee with Jeroen den Hertog

Prof. Jeroen den Hertog, Managing Director at Hubrecht Institute has been a member of the NCOH Executive Board until recently. What does he think the future holds for NCOH?


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Update from the NCOH Executive Board

Read more about the continuation of Netherlands Centre for One Health, the webinars series and the Science Café, and collaborations during the current COVID-19 pandemic in the update of the NCOH Executive Board.

Machiavelli Prize for Koopmans and Gommers

The Machiavelli Prize 2020 has been awarded to professor Marion Koopmans, scientific director Emerging Infectious Diseases of the NCOH and Head of the Viroscience Department of the Erasmus MC, and professor Diederik Gommers, Head of the IC Department Erasmus MC. The prize is awarded annually for outstanding achievement in the field of public communication.

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.

Interview: ‘A lot of bacteria are resistant against the usual weapons, so we are trying to find new weak points to exploit’

In the battle against antibiotic resistance, Alexander Bakker is testing existing chemical compounds to see whether they can be used as antibiotics. These compounds were originally created to treat cancer and other diseases.

NCOH webinar 25 February ‘COVID-19 and companion animals’

Human-to-human transmission is the driver of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the possibility that SARS-CoV-2 can infect other animal species remains of concern. Partners within NCOH have started to research the role of companion animals in potential virus transmissions. In this webinar we present the latest results.

Missed the NCOH webinar about Avian Influenza? Watch the recording here

In the past months Netherlands Centre for One Health (NCOH) has been hosting a series of scientific lectures. This time we focused on Avian Influenza or bird flu. If you missed the webinar or would like to watch it again, below you’ll find access to the full webinar recording and presentation slides.

Pandemic research center opening in Rotterdam

Erasmus MC and the municipality of Rotterdam with the partners TU Delft and NCOH are together opening the Pandemic Disaster Preparedness Center, a research center aimed at making sure the Netherlands is better prepared for future disasters. Ernst Kuipers of the national acute care network LNAZ and Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb revealed plans for the center on talk show Jinek on Thursday.