20 January 2020
Innovative stem cell therapy for recovering muscle mass and strength
A consortium led by researchers at Maastricht UMC+ and Maastricht University has received three million euros in European funding to develop a stem cell therapy for genetic muscle disorders and muscle atrophy in the elderly, among other things. Under the name Generate Your Muscle (GYM), the...
7 June 2018
New test traces rare genetic defects in blood relatives
Maastricht UMC+ has developed a new test that traces rare genetic defects in couples who are related by blood, such as first and second cousins. The children born of such consanguineous relationships are more likely to have a genetic defect or cognitive impairment because of their parents’ close...