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 are able to explain their science to the general public. On this page we share the highlights of their media appearances.
4 - 1 - 2019
Kids with cancer are very resilient
Interview with Hans Clevers in De Telegraaf about Oncode’s partner institute the Princess Máxima Center.
29 - 1 - 2019
Ammodo Science Awards for eight top researchers in The Netherlands
Article about the Ammodo Science Awards, Jacco van Rheenen wasone of the winners and received 300,000 euros for new research.
29 - 1 - 2019
Westbroek: research into cells to better treat cancer
TV interview with Mauro Muraro, CEO of Oncode’s first startup Single Cell Discoveries, about single cell sequencing.
8 - 2 - 2019
‘Hi class, I’m very ill because I used to smoke’
Interview with Sjaak Neefjes in Volkskrant about a campaign to educate school kids about smoking risks.
19 - 2 - 2019
Fighting cancer with big data
Interview with Lude Franke in Ukrant about joining Oncode Institute and his research to crack the code of cancer.
2 - 3 - 2019
How Els Borst's heritage can possibly help cancer patients
Interview with Sjaak Neefjes in Volkskrant about his personal quest to get a promising cancer medicine back on the market.
26 - 2 - 2019
32 scientists receive NWO Vici of 1.5 million euros
Karin de Visser and Jurgen Marteijn are amongst the 32 scientists who receive the NWO Vici Grant.
4 - 3 - 2019
Scientists grow mini kidney tubes from urine
Interview with Jarno Drost and Hans Clevers in Volkskrant who discuss their research of growing mini kidney tubes (organoids) from urine.
6 - 3 - 2019
AVL finds new immunotherapy against cancer
Article in Oncologie en Praktijk about new research from Ton Schumacher and Ferenc Scheeren. They have published results of a new strategy to block the 'do-not-eat-me' signal from cancer cells in Nature Medicine.
13 - 3 - 2019
‘We know better and better which product works well with which patient’
Interview with Edwin Cuppen in ZonMw magazine about personalized medicine, whole genome sequencing and his participation in a new project that will help researchers and doctors analyze the effectiveness of drugs.
27 - 3 - 2019
Wilbert Zwart receives ASPIRE award for medicine test on 3D print matrix
Article on ICT Health about Wilbert Zwart who received an ASPIRE Award for his research into personalized treatment of metastatic breast cancer.
28 - 3 - 2019
AEU invests 540 million euros to boost cutting edge research
Article about the ERC grant results, both Carl Figdor and Reuven Agami received an ERC Advanced Grant of 2.5 million euros.
3 - 4 - 2019
Quest to target one of the crucial signaling pathways in cancer goes on
Interview with Madelon Maurice in Moonshot for Life where she discusses Wnt signaling and why her lab is on the forefront of this field.
17 - 4 - 2019
New 2019 Academy Members Announced
Article about René Bernards who has been elected as a new member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
28 - 3 - 2019
Karin de Visser is appointed an endowed professor of Experimental Immunobiology of Cancer at Leiden University.
Article about the new appointment of Karin de Visser in Arts en Apotheker.
16 - 4 - 2019
Distinguished scientists elected as Fellows and Foreign Members of the Royal Society
Article about Hans Clevers who has been elected as a Foreign Member of the Royal Society.