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04 April 2019

MG-NL identifies obstacles to use and reuse genomics data

MG-NL, the Dutch ‘mirror group’ of the European Million Genomes Initiative made an inventory of available genome sequences in the Netherlands. A first analysis...
07 March 2019

GDPR may hinder collaborations outside EU

BBMRI.nl, Health-RI and Coreon wrote a letter to the members of the European Data Protection Board warning that the requirement to comply fully with the GDPR...
06 March 2019

Finding new answers in old medical records

Do all young women diagnosed with breast cancer really need adjuvant cancer treatment such as chemotherapy or hormone therapy after surgery to lower the risk...
06 March 2019

Using MRI scans to reveal early signs of dementia

Looking into the aging brain with MRI could improve the diagnosis of very early stage dementia, allowing doctors to give patients the appropriate medication...
27 February 2019

Patients should leave hospital, not their data

Most of the clinical guidelines designed to help doctors recommend suitable treatments for their patients are based on ‘average’ results and side effects, not...
17 January 2019

National Health Research Infrastructure brings Personalized Medicine closer

The initiative for a national Health Research Infrastructure (Health-RI) is gaining momentum this year. ZonMw interviewed Pioneer Leone Flikweert of Health-RI...
11 January 2019

Treasuring hard won citizens' trust

Panel discussion at next week’s Health-RI Conference (Jan 17, 2019) will formulate ideas and encapsulate opinion on the need for collective decision-making to...
06 December 2018

Predictive medicine – mining the matrix of omics and the environment

The upcoming Health-RI Conference session on the future of predictive P4 Medicine takes a look at the complex interactions that take place in the body in...
03 December 2018

To shared data stewardship with guidelines support

The revised version of the Handbook for Adequate Natural Data Stewardship (HANDS2.0) has been launched. All sections can assist you in drafting your data...
30 November 2018

Dutch Ministry of Health sees perspectives for FAIR and Personal Health Train to employ data to serve health

In close consultation of the health care and research field, Dutch Minister of Medical Care and Sports Bruno Bruins has developed a vision how data can be...
30 November 2018

Ethical, legal and social implications of preventative medicine

Preventative medicine is not without costs, and not just financial ones. Genetic testing, in particular, raises difficult questions. The upcoming Health-RI...
23 November 2018

Data, knowledge and tools for personalized therapy

At the upcoming Health-RI Conference (Jan 17, 2019) leading cancer researchers and data scientists show how data, knowledge and clinical decision support tools...

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