Under the European Research Council Proof of Concept grant initiative, ERC grantees may now also apply for additional funding to set up, namely, an Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) strategy for the results of their prior ERC project. The funds are granted at the earliest stage of innovation and therefore researchers now have the necessary support
Prof. Erik Stroes (AMC, Amsterdam) and Prof. Alberico Catalano (UMIL, Italy) have teamed up with Prof. Wolfgang Koenig (TUM, Munich) and prepared a successful transnational ERA-CVD research application entitled OPERATION. The OPERATION project aims to combine state-of-the-art genome-scale metabolic modelling on plasma monocytes with plasma proteomics to select a biomarker pattern correlating with arterial wall inflammation.
AMC Researchers Siroon Bekkering and Simone Verweij both awarded Best Presentor at the Lipoprotein(a) Satellite Meeting (From Bench to Bedside) in Innsbruck (2016). The AMC department of Vascular Medicine (Erik Stroes) is imbedded in the department of Internal Medicine, and has a strong focus on translational research aimed at pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of atherosclerotic
Prof. dr. Mihai Netea, full partner in REPROGRAM, was awarded the Spinoza Prize 2016, the highest award in Dutch science. Every year, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) awards the Spinoza Prize. The winners were announced by NWO chairman Jos Engelen on Friday 10 June. The NWO Spinoza Prize is both an award and
Prof. Matthias Nahrendorf (Harvard Medical School), a key-partner within the REPROGRAM in collaboration with Prof. Filip K. Swirski published a scientific article in the European Heart Journal (Impact factor 15.2) on a topic highly related to REPROGRAM. You will find his article here .