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Alireza Mashaghi Tabari
Innovative strategies to clinically characterize the human tear proteome
Transplantation of labial salivary glands to the eyelids for patients with dry eye appears to give excellent results clinically.
Decomposing tears in order to detect Dry Eye Disease
By measuring proteins in tears, ophthalmologists can more easily diagnose dry eyes (Dry Eye Disease). Peter Raus, a Belgian ophthalmologist and PhD student at the Institute of Biology Leiden, developed a new method for protein determination in tear fluid. The technique is also promising for the early…
Alireza Mashaghi appointed Adjunct Professor at Fudan University
Alireza Mashaghi, a principal investigator at the Division of Systems Biomedicine and Pharmacology has been appointed Adjunct Professor at the Ocular Genomics Institute of Fudan University, a leading university in China. This appointment will boost the ongoing cooperation between LACDR and Fudan University…
Cancer pathogenesis and therapy
With cancer, a person’s body cells grow uncontrollably. Putting together a detailed picture of how this comes about makes it possible to develop efficient therapies. Researchers at the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) and Leiden University are working together to gain a better understanding…
Sculptures in Leiden exhibition is intriguing and endearing
Art and science: are they polar opposites? The theme of this year’s Sculptures in Leiden open air exhibition is ‘life sciences’. It has resulted in many intriguing sculptures, including one that is especially endearing.
Their first time in the procession
Portraits of six Leiden professors for whom 8 February 2016 was the first time that they took part in the procession of Leiden professors at the Dies Natalis.
2020 Hall of fame
In 2020, many of our staff and students have again won prestigious prizes and been awarded important research subsidies.
2019 Hall of fame
Over the past year, many of our staff and students have won prizes, been awarded a substantial grant or been appointed to an academic association or a position in public life. All of these are good reasons to include them in our 2019 Hall of Fame. We are proud of them all.