Month: March 2022

NWA-ORC funding for consortium to unravel novel biomarkers for skin diseases.

A large consortium has received NWA-ORC funds for the research project Next Generation Immuno-Dermatology (NGID), with a prestigious grant of 11.7 million Euros. NGID is a nationwide, large-scale project to unravel novel biomarkers for six different skin diseases. These biomarkers will drive a high-tech, patient-centric approach in clinical practice. Connected researchers for the UvA are…
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NWA-ORC funding for consortium aiming to prevent overweight and tooth decay.

A large consortium has received NWA-ORC funds of 10 million euros for the project METAHEALTH: Health in a microbial, sociocultural and care context in the first 1000 days of life. Four researchers from the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences from the UvA will contribute as part of the large consortium. Connected researchers for the UvA…
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Review paper on the role of the oral immune system in oropharyngeal candidiasis-facilitated invasion and dissemination of Staphylococcus aureus

Raymond Pasman and co-workers recently published the review paper (below) in which they provide an overview of relevant aspects of intra and extra-epithelial oral immunity and discuss predominant immune deficiencies expected to facilitate C. albicans induced S. aureus BSIs.