Amsterdam Reproduction & Development aims to stimulate collaboration within the institute and the careers of young researchers.

In 2017 three types of calls are proposed:

  1. AR&D postdoc grant: closed 8 May 2017
  2. AR&D travel grant: closed 8 May 2017
  3. AR&D Out-of-the-Box grant: deadline 15 December 2017

In 2017 we awarded two AR&D Post doc Grants to:

  • Dr. Arend van Deutekom, a study on children’s cardiovascular Health After Maternal Pre-pregnancy lifestyle InterventiON (CHAMPION).
  • Dr. Mandy Spaan, investigating long-term health of children conceived using assisted reproductive technologies.

In 2017 we awarded five Travel Grants to:

  1. Robbert Berkhout
  2. Rik van Eekelen
  3. Judith Ensink
  4. Anouk van Pels
  5. Nienke van Teijlingen

In 2016 we awarded AR&D PhD scholarships to two teams of AMC-VUmc Reproduction & Development-researchers:

  • prof. Joris van der Post, Paul Savelkoul, Rebecca Painter, Marjolein Kok en Dries Budding for their project ‘The microbial signature of preterm birth’!
  • prof. Martina Coronel, prof. Sjoerd Repping, dr. Lidewij Henneman en dr. Phillis Lakeman for their project: ‘The widening scope of reproductive genetic technologies: responsible innovation and assisting individuals’ decision-making’ .

The R&D PhD scholarships allow the project teams to have a PhD student working on their project for four years.