12 April 2018

Major Investments in Netherlands X-Omics initiative

Integrating quantitative data from different pools of biological molecules (omics) is key to developing novel personalized health solutions. On April 12th 2018, the Netherlands X-Omics Initiative has been awarded a EUR 17 million infrastructure grant as part of the NWO call for Large Scale...

11 April 2018

UMCG summer course: Fundamentals of Biobanking and Cohort Research

UMCG organises its fifth summer course exploring the fundamentals of biobanking and cohort research on 18-22 June 2018.

4 April 2018

Article describes the importance of cohort studies in the post-GWAS era

A huge progress has been made in identifying genetic variants that modify individuals’ predisposition to common diseases. Unfortunately, the understanding of these genetic variants remains limited. In this article, opportunities for using large-scale cohort studies, to investigate the downstream...

30 March 2018

Lifestyle linked epigenetic differences found between higher and lower educated Dutch people

There are differences in DNA-methylation patterns on genes between higher and lower educated Dutch people that may be linked to lifestyle. This is the conclusion of research done by the Netherlands Twin Register of the Free University Amsterdam, together with researchers from the BBMRI-NL...

27 March 2018

Research infrastructure is key component in Dutch Research Roadmaps for health – strong investments needed

Now is the moment to invest heavily in order to solve the major societal challenges related to health. That is the key message across the three Research Roadmaps that have been presented to Ingrid van Engelshoven, Minister of Education, Culture and Science,  and Paul Blokhuis, State Secretary...

8 March 2018

PALGA Portal extended!

At the end of 2017, NWO approved the extension of BBMRI-NL 2.0 until the end of 2019. With that, the support for the PALGA Portal, the Dutch National Tissue Portal, is also extended, including the...

2 February 2018

Health-RI highlighted in Health~Holland’s Year in Review 2017

Today, Health~Holland published its Year in Review 2017. 

31 January 2018

Comments by Health-RI, COREON, BBMRI-NL, PSI AND NFU on guidelines on consent and transparency (WP259 and WP260)

Health-RI, COREON, BBMRI-NL, PSI AND NFU have recently submitted their comments on the Article 29 Working Party Guidelines on Consent under Regulation 2016/679 (wp259) and Transparency under Regulation 2016/679 (wp260).

18 January 2018

Onderzoek Nederland: “Health-RI certainly delivers profit”

Onderzoek Nederland, a biweekly newsletter on scientific research and technological innovation published an interview with Gerrit Meijer, co-chair of Health-RI's steering committee.

15 December 2017

Health-RI conference 2017: from plans to action

Last Friday, the third annual Health-RI conference took place in the Jaarbeurs, Utrecht. More than 350 participants from both academia, industry, patient organisations, government and funders were welcomed.

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12 December 2017

Health-RI presents business plan to create one national infrastructure for personalized medicine & health research

On 8 December 2017, Health-RI presented its ambitious business plan during the annual conference.

8 December 2017

Health-RI presents business plan at annual conference

On 8 December 2017, Health-RI presented its ambitious business plan during the annual conference.