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SAB Best Paper Award 2017
NRS July 2017

The SAB Best Paper Award is presented every year to a young investigator who performed his/her research in a research institute or hospital in the Netherlands, or to a Dutch investigator who performed his/her research abroad.

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SAB Best Paper Award 2017
Persbericht Longfonds - Spironose
General July 2017

Stel je eens voor: even blazen bij de huisarts en direct weten of je een longziekte hebt. Het lijkt sciencefiction, maar binnen afzienbare tijd moet het kunnen. Via de e-nose, een slim apparaatje dat longziekten 'ruikt'. Binnenkort start een onderzoek om de e-nose bij huisartsen en ziekenhuizen te testen. Het onderzoek vindt plaats dankzij de deelnemers van de VriendenLoterij. 

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Longfonds - Subsidieronde fellowships 2017 van start
General June 2017

Op 27 juni 2017 is de 'call for proposals' voor internationale fellowships van start gegaan. Deze fellowships zijn bedoeld om jonge getalenteerde onderzoekers te ondersteunen bij hun specialisatie en bij het uitbreiden van hun wetenschappelijke netwerk.

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Longfonds - Subsidieronde fellowships 2017 van start
Pre-Announcement One-day Symposium by NPL taskforce 'Cross fertilization between research areas'
NRS June 2017

As part of the National Program for Lung Research, the taskforce 'Cross fertilization between research areas' is organizing a one-day symposium on cross-border thinking for respiratory research. The aim of this symposium is to stimulate innovative approaches for respiratory research.

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Pre-Announcement One-day Symposium by NPL taskforce 'Cross fertilization between research areas'
NRS National Lung Course 2017 - A great success!
NRS June 2017

Based on the comments and enthusiastic responses received, we are very happy to announce that a new course will be organized next year, accommodating a similarly sized group of junior investigators. Registration is open already, so please do sign up!

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NRS National Lung Course 2017 - A great success!
Chemotherapy for pulmonary large cell neuroendocrine carcinomas: does the regimen matter?
News Committee June 2017

Article selected by the news committee, June 2017

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Article of the month! - Doxycycline for outpatient-treated acute exacerbations of COPD: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial
News Committee June 2017

This article from Patricia van der Velzen was sent in by Gert-Jan Braunstahl and selected by the news committee as article of the month!

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Genetic subtypes of large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) can predict response to chemotherapy
News Committee June 2017

Follow-up research by J. Derks presented recently at the annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology finds that genetic subtypes of large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) can predict response to chemotherapy.

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Participation of NPL in the Netherlands Science Agenda with Netherlands Federation of Universities (NFU) and ZonMw!
NRS June 2017

The NFU, Federation of Dutch Universities has decided that Lung Diseases will participate in the National Science Agenda (NWA) route: Personalized Medicine. This is exciting news; next to Cancer, Cardiology and Mental Health Care, Lung diseases are now highlighted for Personal Medicine plans in the Netherlands!

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Persbericht: Antibiotica ten onrechte voorgeschreven bij longaanval
News Committee May 2017

Recent wetenschappelijk onderzoek laat zien dat antibiotica ten onrechte wordt voorgeschreven bij een longaanval (de plotselinge benauwdheid waarmee veel COPD-patiënten te maken hebben).

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Persbericht: Antibiotica ten onrechte voorgeschreven bij longaanval
Symposium "Precision Medicine in Respiratory disease, today, tomorrow and beyond..."
General May 2017

On June 30th 2017 the symposium "Precision Medicine in Respiratory disease, today, tomorrow and beyond..." will be held in SPUI25 in Amsterdam. At 16.00 o'clock Prof. dr. A.H. Maitland-van der Zee will give her inaugural lecture, "Therapie à la carte", in the Oude Lutherse Kerk, Singel 411, Amsterdam.

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Symposium "Precision Medicine in Respiratory disease, today, tomorrow and beyond..."
Start call ' Beter Gezond'
General May 2017

De Samenwerkende GezondheidsFondsen (SGF) en de Topsector Life Sciences & Health (Topsector LSH) stellen 3 miljoen euro beschikbaar voor maximaal 50% cofinanciering van een publiek-privaat onderzoeksinitiatief. Dit initiatief moet leiden tot innovatieve oplossingen die mensen met een chronische ziekte zo fit en betrokken mogelijk laten leven.

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Start call ' Beter Gezond'
Open Science: the National Plan and you
General May 2017

You are kindly invited to join the first national meeting on Open Science for researchers. The meeting will take place on the 29th of May 2017 and will be hosted at the Aula of TU Delft.

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The Lancet Summit: COPD and Lung Cancer
General May 2017

July 28-29, 2017| Perth, Australia. This new Summit, organised by The Lancet Respiratory Medicine and The Lancet Oncology, will cover all of the main areas of debate for patients with COPD and lung cancer from prevention, diagnosis, treatment through to palliative care. It will also look at shared lessons from having a better understanding of the development and management of both diseases.

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2017 International Year in Review - CIRO
General May 2017

This two-day course on December 13 and 14 2017 will provide a comprehensive overview of what was recently published and discovered in 2017, in the fields of pulmonary rehabilitation, physical activity, respiratory failure and palliative respiratory care. Moreover, Prof. Dr. Emiel F.M. Wouters (Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands) and Prof. Dr. Randall J. Curtis (University of Washington, Seattle, USA) will give their inspiring views on pulmonary rehabilitation and end-of-life respiratory care in 2025, respectively.

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2017 International Year in Review - CIRO
NWO-call DATA2PERSON over big data en gezondheid
General May 2017

Consortia van wetenschappers en publieke/private partijen kunnen financiering aanvragen voor de ontwikkeling van effectieve, efficiënte en verantwoorde personal empowerment methodes voor een gezonde samenleving in de toekomst. Op 22 mei is er een match-making waarvoor geïnteresseerden zich kunnen opgeven door een mailtje te sturen naar data2person@nwo.nl

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Uitnodiging Hollandse borrel tijdens ATS
General May 2017

Graag willen wij u uitnodigen voor de 'Hollandse Borrel' die tijdens de ATS door de NVALT wordt georganiseerd.

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Lung Foundation - Public-Private Partnership allowance
General April 2017

Health~Holland (Top Sector Life Sciences and Health) and the Lung Foundation enable consortia of researchers and companies to apply for a grant (Public-Private Partnership(PPP) allowance) for basic, translational or applied research. The maximum amount of support in 2017 is €432.000. Research projects have to contribute to the goals and objectives of both the Topsector LSH and the Lung Foundation.

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Lung Foundation - Public-Private Partnership allowance
Longfonds - Call for proposals
General April 2017

Just like last year there are two grant opportunities, one for junior researchers and the Dirkje Postma Talent Award. 

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Longfonds - Call for proposals
Pauline de Goeje received NRS Travel Grant
Travel grants April 2017

Pauline de Goeje attended the Keystone symposium "Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy: Taking place in mainstream oncology" which was held on 19-23 March, 2017 in Whistler, Canada.

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Pauline de Goeje received NRS Travel Grant
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