Eindhoven University of Technology

Medical research

A single drop of blood makes skin cells line up

What happens to skin cells when they are confronted with blood? A team of researchers from Oslo University Hospital, led by Emma Lång and Stig Ove Bøe, performed experiments on blood-deprived cells that were subsequently ...

Oncology & Cancer

Paper filter helps make new cancer drug 1000 times cheaper

Making drugs cheaper doesn't always require pricey investments. A joint initiative by researchers from TU Eindhoven, the Dutch company Syncom BV and the Antoni van Leeuwenhoek hospital proves just that. What started out as ...

Medical research

New microsensor enables kidney dialysis customization

Researchers from TU Eindhoven have developed a microsensor that makes it possible to directly monitor and adjust the composition of kidney dialysis fluid. This is a crucial step towards patient specific dialysis, which will ...

Surgery

World's first super-microsurgery operation with 'robot hands'

Plastic surgeons at Maastricht UMC+ have used a robotic device to surgically treat lymphedema in a patient. This is the world's first super-microsurgical intervention with '"robot hands." The surgeons used the robotic device ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Simulation training reduces birth-related risks for pregnant women

Team training in obstetrics teams in hospitals helps reduce harm to new-born babies in the event of acute complications during birth. This is the finding of the PhD study undertaken by gynaecologist Joost van de Ven in collaboration ...

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