Hubrecht Institute

The Hubrecht Institute is a research institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), situated on the Utrecht Science Park 'De Uithof'. Since 2008, the Hubrecht is affiliated with the UMC Utrecht.

Website
https://www.hubrecht.eu/
Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Netherlands_Academy_of_Arts_and_Sciences

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Medical research

Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 infects cells of the intestine

Researchers from the Hubrecht Institute in Utrecht, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, and Maastricht University in the Netherlands have found that the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, can infect ...

Gastroenterology

A deep look into the gut's hormones

Did you ever wonder where that sudden feeling of hunger comes from when your empty stomach rumbles? Thousands of hormone-producing cells, or enteroendocrine cells, scattered throughout your stomach and intestine just released ...

Medical research

Molecular landscape of the hematopoietic stem cell cradle

Researchers from the group of Catherine Robin at the Hubrecht Institute have characterized the molecular landscape of the aorta that supports the generation of the first hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) in the embryo. HSCs ...

Oncology & Cancer

Studying the development of ovarian cancer with organoids

High-grade serous ovarian cancer is the most common type of ovarian cancer, and has the lowest rate of survival. It is often only diagnosed when it has already spread within the pelvis and abdomen, making it harder to treat. ...

Medical research

Testing therapies on mini-tumors of head and neck cancer

Head and neck cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that often grows back, despite patients undergoing harsh treatments. Researchers of the Hubrecht Institute (KNAW) and UMC Utrecht succeeded in growing mini-tumors (or organoids) ...