25 Nov 2021

PhD thesis defense of the fabulous Nila Servaas! November 25 2021

Unveiling the two faces of immune dysregulation in Systemic Sclerosis A multi-omics approach Onthulling van de twee gezichten van immuunontregeling bij Systemische Sclerose Een multi-omics benadering (met een samenvatting in het Nederlands) Proefschrift ter verkrijging van de graad van doctor aan de Universiteit Utrecht op gezag van de rector magnificus, prof.dr. H.R.B.M. Kummeling, ingevolge het besluit van het college voor promoties in het openbaar te verdedigen op donderdag 25 november 2021 des middags te 4.15 uur door Nila Hendrika Servaas geboren op 30 juni 1993 te Gouda

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10 Nov 2021

Time for a new Lab Picture: October 2021

Negin has started: we needed a new lab picture!

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16 May 2021

new paper published on immunometabolism in chronic inflammatory disease, by Francesca Ververs et al!

Invariant Natural Killer T (iNKT) cells respond to the ligation of lipid antigen-CD1d complexes via their T-cell receptor and are implicated in various immunometabolic diseases. We considered that immunometabolic factors might affect iNKT cell function. To this end, we investigated iNKT cell phenotype and function in a cohort of adolescents with chronic disease and immunometabolic abnormalities. We analyzed peripheral blood iNKT cells of adolescents with cystic fibrosis (CF, n = 24), corrected coarctation of the aorta (CoA, n = 25), juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA, n = 20), obesity (OB, n = 20), and corrected atrial septal defect (ASD, n = 25) as controls. 

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16 May 2021

pubquiz Spring 2021

The team showed its random knowledge, reaching far beyond the life sciences.

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07 Apr 2021

Young Academy events

We presented to Dutch minister of Education, Culture and Science Van Engelshoven, the Alliance proposal of the working group young Academies of TU/e, WUR, UU and UMCU! 

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26 Mar 2021


We work together with the Lymph&Co foundation. Lymph&Co draws attention to lymphoid cancer and finances groundbreaking scientific research into better and more effective treatment options.

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