Oratie Miranda van Eck: vaatwastabletten voor schone, vetvrije vaten

In haar oratie op 11 september belicht Miranda van Eck, hoogleraar Cardiovascular and Metabolic Therapeutics, haar onderzoek ten behoeve van de ontwikkeling

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Minister of Education approves Leiden Pharmacy master’s

The Minister of Education, Culture and Science has approved the application for the master’s programme in Pharmacy in Leiden.

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Dr. Gerard van Westen receives VENI grant

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

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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