In the News

Oncode researchers are featured regularly in the (national) media. This shows that their hard work goes beyond the interest of the Oncology community. We are proud of how our Oncode researchers explain their science to the general public. On this page we share the highlights of their media appearances.

29 - 6 - 2020

Farewell article about Huib Ovaa 

Oncode Investigator Huib Ovaa (LUMC) passed away on the 19th of May this year, at the young age of 46. Combining stories from his sister, Maggy Ovaa and his colleague, Oncode Investigator Jacques Neefjes (LUMC), De Volkskrant published an article telling about the way Huib Ovaa was, about his lifestyle and the passion and dedication he had for his work. 

3 - 6 - 2020

Advancing understanding of immunological processes involved in cancer 

In an interview for Noordhollands Dagblad, Oncode Investigator Jannie Borst (LUMC) tells about the new collaboration between LUMC and Antoni van Leeuwenhoek hospital and cancer research institute, and the importance of this collaboration for the research into the immunological processes involved in cancer.

19 - 6 - 2020

Profiling the winners 

Oncode Investigators Sjaak Neefjes (LUMC) and Ton Schumacher (NKI) have recently won the most prestigious awards in Dutch science, The Spinoza and the Stevin Award respectively. Both the NRC and have profiled them in the light of their big achievement.

19 - 5 - 2020

A podcast featuring the father of organoids

A new episode of The Stem Cell Podcast features Oncode Investigator Hans Clevers (Hubrecht Institute), in a talk about adult stem cell-based organoids.

23 - 4 - 2020

Mediating the impact of COVID-19 on cancer research

The NRC has published an interesting interview with Oncode Investigator Emile Voest (NKI) about the way in which Antoni van Leeuwenhoek/The Netherlands Cancer Institute deal with COVID-19 and the impact it has on cancer research.  You can read the full story here.

1 - 4 - 2020

The story of the first organoids-biobank for paediatric kidney cancer 

In an article published by C2W, Oncode Investigator Jarno Drost (Princess Maxima Center) tells everything about his recently founded organoids-biobank and how these mini organs are a better model system for cancer research than traditional cancer cell lines.

Outsmarting cancer

impacting lives


Outsmarting cancer

impacting lives