Louis Vermeulen receives the Vici grant of 1.5 million euros from the Dutch Research Council (NWO)

The Vici grant targets highly experienced researchers who have successfully demonstrated the ability to develop their own innovative lines of research, and to act as coaches for young researchers.

Outcompeting Cancer – Prevention is better than cure

Cell competition plays an important role in cancer initiation. The focus of this project is to better understand and manipulate cell competition in the earliest stage of cancer development, to be able to prevent the disease. Future patient care of heritable cancer syndromes can be shifted from treatment to prevention.