International HTAi conference coming to Utrecht in 2022
18 november 2021

De vooraanstaande Health Technology Assessment international (HTAi) Annual Meeting vindt in 2022 plaats in Utrecht. Dit is een internationale, hybride conferentie waar meer dan 1.000 onderzoekers, beleidsmakers, zorgverleners, instanties en patiënten/consumenten van over de hele wereld samenkomen

Vaccination and testing at the GGD vaccination location in the USP
18 november 2021

Would you like to get vaccinated, or tested for covid-19? Starting today, you can do this (temporarily though) at the Bestuursgebouw of the Utrecht University (Heidelberglaan 8) without an appointment. This temporary vaccination and test location at the USP is an initiative of the GGD, the UU and the HU, and will be running till further notice.

Utrecht is turning 900 years old! Will you celebrate with us?
16 november 2021

The residents of Utrecht are genuinely excited about celebrating the city’s 900th birthday together. The municipality received a large number of requests to financially support celebratory activities in the first round of applications and has already awarded grants to 34 initiators.

UMC Utrecht implants first artificial heart in the Netherlands
15 november 2021

At the start of November, a total artificial heart was implanted in a patient with very severe heart failure for the first time in the Netherlands at UMC Utrecht. The artificial heart replaces and takes over the function of the entire heart. The innovative artificial heart improves pump function and blood supply, reducing the patient's symptoms. Implantation of the artificial heart was successful. The patient is doing well and was discharged from Intensive Care within two days.

Utrecht University plants 6,000 indigenous trees and shrubs to enhance biodiversity
10 november 2021

This week, in the meadows of Utrecht Science Park, Anton Pijpers, chairman of the Executive Board of Utrecht University, dug the first shovel into the ground where more than 6,000 indigenous bushes and trees will be planted. This green strip of the university will form a new 400 meter-long ‘hedgerow’, which will contribute to the biodiversity of the area, and restore the connection with the Amelisweerd forest.

Precision medicines for children with cancer hit the mark
9 november 2021

New, targeted drugs can extend the lives of children with cancer who have particular DNA changes in their tumor, a new study shows. The results offer evidence for the value of treating children based on the biology of their tumor, says co-lead researcher Jan Molenaar.

Merus Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Shares
9 november 2021

Merus N.V. (Nasdaq: MRUS) (“Merus”, the “Company,” “we” and “our”), a clinical-stage oncology company developing innovative, full-length multispecific antibodies (Biclonics® and Triclonics™), today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,859,650 common shares, at a public offering price of $28.50 per share (the “Offer Shares”).