Projects

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.

29 projects

  • Characterisation of Biomarkers for Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis

    Characterization of clinical biomarkers in mice to bridge the gap between pre-clinical studies and patients
  • Combating fatigue in chronic inflammation

    Understanding the biology behind extreme fatigue in chronic inflammation and identification of new therapeutic targets.
  • A new class of medicine for Ulcerative Colitis

    Studying the efficacy of a new class of medication, kinase inhibitors, to treat ulcerative colitis patients.
  • T-cell receptor gene therapy of cancer

    Gene therapy with T-cell-receptor engineered T-cells demonstrates therapeutic power: discovery of more cancer-specific T-cell receptors is essential.
  • Reducing microvascular injury in myocardial infarction.

    Reduce microvascular injury in patients with myocardial infarction by off-target properties of the medicine ticagrelor.
  • Towards a better understanding of enzyme replacement therapy for Pompe’s diseases

    Beating the odds: Challenges and opportunities in development of the first treatment for a genetic muscle disease.