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.

14 - 06 - 2022

Combating immunotherapy resistance

Promising findings: Oncode Investigator Daniel Peeper discovered a way of combating resistance in cancer immunotherapy. Peeper appears on BNR Nieuwsradio to talk about his team’s findings on which factors can make tumors insensitive to the therapy and how to possibly circumvent those.  

27 - 06 - 2022

Speeding up prostate cancer research

Hormone therapy can keep metastatic prostate cancer under control, but tumor cells often become resistant. Oncode Investigator Wilbert Zwart found a possible solution: drugs that influence the circadian rhythm of the cell. Zwart is interviewed by Interesting Engineering, where he states that the discovery shows that researchers will need to start thinking outside the box. 

15 - 07 - 2022

KWF grant for Linde Meyaard

Oncode Investigator Linde Meyaard was one of the lucky scientists to receive a grant from KWF Dutch Cancer Society this summer. writes about her aims to research a protein that recognizes collagen, in order to counteract resistance to immunotherapy in cancer.

01 - 08 - 2022

Simmunext: an Oncode spinoff

A Nijmegen-based news outlet writes about Simmunext Biotherapeutics: a spinoff from Radboudumc, Radboud University and Oncode Institute. The article highlights how Oncode Investigator Carl Figdor developed an innovative approach to stimulate the immune system to produce a therapeutic response.

24 - 08 - 2022

Boosting the immune system

Oncode Investigator Monika Wolkers provides tips on how to get a stronger immune system in Metronieuws. The article describes the mechanism of action and the benefits of a properly functioning immune system.

05 - 10 - 2022

Developing a smart microscope

Oncode Investigator Miao-Ping Chien has been awarded the Computable Award 2022 in the category Digital Transformation. Computable writes about one of her biggest achievements: developing software and a smart microscope to determine the RNA sequence of single cells that cause metastases.

23 - 08 - 2022

NWO grant mania! 

No less than four Oncode Investigators were awarded with XL-grants from the NWO Domain Board Science: Leila Akkari, Tineke Lenstra, Daniël Peeper and Karin Visser. ICT & Health pays attention to the aims of their intended research projects.

06 - 09 - 2022

Wilbert Zwart discusses the progress of his research

Wilbert Zwart was asked to discuss his research for #100uurvoorKWF, where NPO 2 Radio was making 100 hours of radio for KWF to collect money.

18 - 10 - 2022

A super prize for super stem cells

Oncode Investigator Ruben van Boxtel received the NYSCF Robertson Stem Cell Investigator Award in New York. With this award, he receives 1.5 million dollars for his search for a “super stem cell”.

Outsmarting cancer

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Outsmarting cancer

impacting lives