As a part of the Orientation Week Leiden (OWL), The faculty of Medicine (LUMC) of Leiden University welcomed over 50 new international students. They were welcomed with a tour through the academic hospital.
The goal of the OWL is to show students the city of Leiden and introduce them to the university. During the faculty morning at the LUMC, students received more information about studying at the LUMC, student association M.F.L.S., and got a guided tour through the Anatomic museum. The students also got to meet LUMC dean Prof Pancras Hogendoorn who welcomed them and was open to questions.
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LUMC Global welcomes yet another PhD candidate to the program. Gynaecologist to be, Anne Noll, joins the LUMC Global initiative to work on a very unique and challenging international research project on fetal therapy, part of the field of obstetric care. In a special collaboration between fetal therapy expert centers Karolinska University Hospital (Stockholm, Sweden), UZ Leuven (Leuven, Belgium) and LUMC, Anne will try to create a better understanding on selective growth restriction in identical twins, to ultimately contribute to improved diagnostic monitoring, management and outcome prediction of these pregnancies.
In 2018, Prasanna Iyengar was awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie – Postdoctoral Fellowship (MSCA-IF) to implement a research project on bladder cancer at Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) in The Netherlands. This two-year fellowship allowed Prasanna to pursue an independent line of research as a senior postdoc, thereby elucidating mechanisms of bladder cancer metastasis as well as further developing his career track.