Hanne van Ballegooijen wins James Lind Prize


On November 22nd 2018 Hanne van Ballegooijen, department of Nephrology won the James Lind Prize for her research “Low vitamin D and K concentrations and increased blood pressure” published in Hypertension, last year. De decision was partly based on the votes of the public and with 37% “Vitamin D + K and blood pressure” received most support. James Lind conducted the first clinical trial in history, a controlled experiment that evaluated the effectiveness of citrus fruits against scurvy among sailors who embarked on a long sea voyage.A big thank you to everyone who voted for vitamin D + K for blood pressure!