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The interplay between lipids and the immune system in atherosclerosis
Cardiovascular diseases are among the most frequent causes of death in the world. The main underlying pathology of cardiovascular diseases is the development of atherosclerosis in the medium and large-sized arteries.
Circulating cells as biomarkers in cardiovascular disease : the difference between men and women
Promotor: J. Kuiper
Systems vaccinology: molecular signatures of immunity to Bordetella pertussis
Promotor: G.F.A. Kersten, W. Jiskoot, Co-promotor: B. Metz
‘The immune system is a double-edged sword’
With cancer, the immune system is a double-edged sword: it can attack tumour cells, but can also help them grow and spread. It is a question of harnessing it. This is what Professor Karin de Visser argued in her inaugural lecture on 15 November 2019.
Developing systems for high-throughput screening of infectious diseases using zebrafish
Promotor: Prof.dr. H.P. Spaink, Co-promotor: Prof. dr. A.H. Meijer
Sugarcoating the search for a new vaccine
A vaccine based on sugar coats does have the potential to combat a multi-resistant staphylococcus. That is what Jeroen Codée and his colleagues from Utrecht state in Nature. In doing so, they are contradicting the earlier conclusions of German colleagues.