Top Sector Life Sciences & Health (LSH) entails a broad scope of disciplines, from pharmaceuticals to medical technology and from healthcare infrastructure to vaccination. To realise its mission – vital citizens in a healthy economy - the Top Sector builds on the strengths of the Dutch LSH sector to address the biggest societal challenges in prevention, cure and care. By funding multidisciplinary public-private partnerships (PPPs) the Top Sector aims to facilitate innovation. Here we give an overview of  a number of funded R&D projects by Top Sector LSH. The page is updated continuously.

63 projects

  • Towards improved Colorectal Cancer Detection and Treatment Monitoring

    Exploiting long non-coding RNA Biomarkers to improve Colorectal Cancer Detection and Treatment Monitoring
  • Personalised Therapeutics @ LUMC

    PT@LUMC aims to improve our knowledge of (non-)genetic factors contributing to variability in drug response

    In this study we will perform an external biomarker validation on fecal immunochemical test samples
  • High throughput screening system for cardiac drugs

    HeartCHIP II will develop an automated optical analysis system for organ-on-chip cardiomyocyte contraction analysis
  • Dissecting clinically relevent from irrelevant HLA-antibodies in kidney transplantation

    This study will define kidney donors which can be safely used for transplantation without risk of rejection
  • Butyric acid-forming intestinal bacteria: a new treatment against non-alcoholic fatty liver

    Protective gut microbes may be a potential treatment for the increasing problem of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease