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Dr. Gerard van Westen receives VENI grant
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Dr. Gerard van Westen (LACDR/division of Medicinal Chemistry) has been awarded with a VENI grant from NWO, the Dutch Research Council.  The research proposal Gerard will work on for the next three years is entitled “Fighting cancer through G Protein-Coupled Receptors”.

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Treeway Summer Challenge 2015 – Leiden Univ
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The social impact of last year’s Ice Bucket Challenge was unprecedented. However a cure for the 300.000 people worldwide who are living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, remains out of reach. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. It is a devastating disease leading to muscle weakness, difficulty in swallowing, speech, and eventually paralysis and death. 

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Prof. dr. G.J. Mulder erelid Gezondheidsraad
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Op 30 juni  werd prof. dr. Gerard Mulder benoemd tot erelid van de Gezondheidsraad.

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Prof.dr. Ad IJzerman appointed as Secretary of The Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities
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As of May 2015, Prof. dr. Ad Ijzerman has been appointed as Secretary of The Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities.

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