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Here you will find news and activities about the International Network for Training on Risks of Vascular Intimal Calcification and roads to Regression of Cardiovascular Disease

Shailesh selected as Young Scientist for 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2018

Mar 02 - 2018

Shailesh Kumar Samal is selected as a Young Scientist for the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2018 by the Lindau Nobel comittee. He will represent Karolinska Institutet during this meeting. The committee have selected 600 best Young Scientists from 84 countries to meet 43 Nobel Laureates from 24th June to 29th June. 

Once every year, around 30 Nobel Laureates convene at Lindau to meet the next generation of leading scientists: 500–600 undergraduates, PhD students, and post-doc researchers from all over the world. The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings foster the exchange between scientists of different generations, cultures, and disciplines.

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2017 Student Award Maurice Halder

Feb 06 - 2018

Maurice Halder has won one of the 2017 Student Awards of Maastricht University, presented to students who achieved the highest marks for their final theses in 2017.

Thesis title: 'Arterial remodelling: a key player in cardiovascular diseases'

Unilever Research Prize 2017 Maurice Halder

Dec 22 - 2017

Maurice Halder has received one of the annual Unilever Research Prizes 2017. The prize was awarded to outstanding postgraduate students, one from each of the 13 Dutch universities, with research theses contributing to the Global Goals. The prize was established in 1956 to strengthen the bond between industry and academic research, and to motivate students to excel. Maurice’ thesis focused on the effects of arterial remodeling, i.e. vascular calcification, on the development of cardiovascular diseases. The prize consisted of a sum of 2.500 euros and a work of art in glass.

Annual meeting Intricare

Oct 08 - 2017

The first annual meeting will take place in from March 6 until March 9, 2018, and will be organised by Universitätsklinikum Aachen. All consortium members and early stage researchers will be invited. Consortium body meetings and training courses will be part of the programme. Furthermore courses, workshops and invited lectures will be given. More information will follow as soon as possible.

First INTRICARE researchers are appointed

Jul 10 - 2017 In July 2017, the first INTRICARE researchers started their projects. Shruti Bhargava started her project “Characterisation of the recently identified "Calcification blocking factor"(CBF) and isolation of unknown mediators inhibiting calcification processes” at UK Aachen under the supervision of Joachim Jankowski and Ulf Hedin. Olivia Waring was appointed at Maastricht University on the project “Dissecting the cross-interaction between vascular microcalcification and inflammation” under the supervision of Erik Biessen and Goran Hansson.