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Circulating MicroRNAs Highly Correlate to Expression of Cartilage Genes Potentially Reflecting OA Susceptibility—Towards Identification of Applicable Early OA Biomarkers

Circulating MicroRNAs Highly Correlate to Expression of Cartilage Genes Potentially Reflecting OA Susceptibility—Towards Identification of Applicable Early OA Biomarkers | Biomolecules| 13-09-2021 |  Yolande F. M. Ramos, Rodrigo Coutinho de Almeida, Nico Lakenberg, H. Eka D. Suchiman, Hailiang Mei, Margreet Kloppenburg, Rob G. H. H. Nelissen and Ingrid Meulenbelt To identify and validate circulating micro [...]

September 14th, 2021|0 Comments

Prize for prof. Eline Slagboom

Prof. Eline Slagboom received the Karl Ludwig Schoberprice for leading ageing research. On Friday September 10th 2021 prof. Eline Slagboom received the Schober prize in Halle, Germany. Since 2003, the Karl Ludwig Schober Prize has been awarded every two years to renowned geriatric researchers. Karl-Ludwig Schober (July 13, 1912 – † October 11, 1999) was a German surgeon and professor [...]

September 13th, 2021|0 Comments

Impact of genetics on epigenetics published in Nature Genetics – September 6th 2021

Nature Genetics | September 6th 2021 Impact of genetics on epigenetics published in Nature Genetics Nature Genetics this week published the result of a major international study to chart the impact of genetics on DNA methylation, a key epigenetic mark. It was the result of an effort by more than 150 scientists of 50 [...]

September 10th, 2021|0 Comments

Nature Reviews Cardiology publication about T cells in atherosclerosis

Nature Reviews Cardiology published an article about the effects of fatty acids on T cells and the implications for atherosclerosis led by LUMC-researchers Wouter Jukema (Cardiology) and Bas Heijmans (Biomedical Data Sciences)  It’s high time for more attention to be paid to T cells in cardiovascular research, because atherosclerotic plaques are full of [...]

July 20th, 2021|0 Comments

Family matters: a genealogical inquiry into the familial component of longevity

Niels van den Berg | 22-01-2020 | Family matters: a genealogical inquiry into the familial component of longevity Identifying genes that code for proteins associated to longevity is an important aspect of aging research. These longevity genes likely represent key mechanisms of a life-long decreased mortality and a decreased probability of age-related disease causing persons [...]

July 5th, 2021|0 Comments

 Exceptional lives, extraordinary families. Familial clustering of longevity in the 19th and early-20th centuries

Rick Mourits | 17-12-2019 | Exceptional lives, extraordinary families. Familial clustering of longevity in the 19th and early-20th centuries On 4 October 1829, Leendert Wisse was born in Meliskerke, a small, rural town on the island of Walcheren in Zeeland. In many ways, Leendert’s life was unexceptional. He was a farmer’s son and he worked [...]

July 5th, 2021|0 Comments
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