From molecule to human to society and back


Is the healthcare provided in Rotterdam the same as in a village? How can we detect arteriosclerosis at an early stage? How are creativity and psychiatric disorders connected? How does air pollution affect unborn children? Erasmus MC and Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management work together on societal issues concerning health. The forces of clinical science, health science and biomedical science are combined here.


  • Healthier babies in the Netherlands: who benefits the most?

    Lizbeth is a PhD student who focuses on the study of early-life health inequalities. In this blog she will talk about how the rates of stillbirths in the Netherlands have declined drastically in recent years and if such improvements are actually present in all groups of society.
  • NWO Veni grant for seven EUR-scientists

    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to seven highly promising young EUR-scientists to elaborate their own ideas…
  • Nine EUR researchers receive Vidi grant of 800,000 euros

    Nine researchers from Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and Erasmus MC each receive a Vidi grant of 800,000 euros from the Dutch Research Council.

Eventually the tides will have to turn

Professor Carin Uyl-de Groot fights against rocketing medicine pricing

Read the interview in ea. magazine

On the cancer-research institute Oncode and the importance of equality in the sciences

Hoe diverse is Oncode?

Professors Hanneke Takkenberg and Joost Gribnau reflect

Better health worldwide by promoting smarter choices

Smarter Choices for Better Health

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Medical breakthroughs and innovative education in medicine

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