KNAW Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for medicine- Public lecture of professor Peter Carmeliet
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has awarded the 2018 Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Medicine to Peter Carmeliet, Professor of Medicine at the University of Leuven (Belgium). He is receiving the prize for his research into the effects of growth factors on endothelial and nerve cells and for his efforts to develop treatments for vascular and neurological disorders based on his research findings.
Public lecture by Peter Carmeliet: Angiogenesis revisited: role and (therapeutic) implications of endothelial metabolism.
Professor Christine Mummery, Chair of the Dr. A.H Heineken Award Committee for Medicine, will be the chair of the afternoon programme.
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