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NCOH guest editor of NTMM

It was with great enthusiasm that NCOH took up the guest editorship of the September 2021 edition of the Dutch Journal of Medical Microbiology (NTMM).

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Successful webinar: No Rabies in 2030

On 7 October ‘To end human deaths by rabies in 2030’ was the topic of the NCOH webinar. Rabies kills one person every 9 minutes, with over half of them children. It is a zoonotic and viral disease which occurs in more than 150 countries.

Interview: ‘We need to understand how zoonotic spill-over events occur’

Anna Mykytyn is developing new methods to study the way antibodies neutralize viruses to understand how viruses enter the body.

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: ‘To better understand antibiotic resistance, we need to learn more about the metabolism of pathogens’

Pathogens in the lungs can adapt to their environment in order to survive antibiotic treatment. Maik Kok is studying the role of metabolism in this process and the resulting effects on antibiotic resistance.

NCOH Online Science Cafe: The Greening of Cities – One Health challenges – The final program is now available

You and all NCOH scientists are invited to join the NCOH Science Café on 3 June 2021 to get up to speed with the latest developments.

Interview: ‘I feel like an explorer’

Goat farms may specifically host pneumonia-causing micro-organisms. Wouter Lokhorst identifies microbes on these farms to obtain a better insight into causative agents of pneumonia.

Interview: ‘I’m hoping to find a liver cell culture model that behaves similarly to liver cells in a human body’

By developing models that behave a lot like a human liver, Linda van den Berk will be able to study the interaction between liver inflammation and side effects in the liver caused by medicines.