AGEM grants 2018
1. The AGEM talent development grant (2x)
Grant (75.000€) for exceptionally talented researchers who are in the first 5 years after obtaining a PhD-degree and want to develop their own research line.
2. The AGEM innovation grant (3x)
Grant (50.000€) for innovative ideas beneficial to the AGEM research institute.
In 2018 AGEM granted 5 research projects:
The AGEM talent development grant:
"Vagal innervation of the pancreas as a target for therapy in diet-induced beta cell failure".
"Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) vs endoscopic balloon dilation (EBD) for the treatment of idiopathic achalasia in children".
The AGEM innovation grant:
Sofieke de Jonge
"Diagnosing chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction with dynamic MRI motility measurements".
"Introduction of hepatocyte-like cells derived from induced pluripotent stem cells to AGEM Institute: a versatile new technique".
Michel van Weeghel
"Tracer-based metabolomics to analyze metabolic flexibility and dynamics".