Recent top publications of the Hubrecht Institute
An overview of recent articles and reviews in journals with an impact factor >19 can be found here.
Utrecht groups repair cystic fibrosis
5 December 2013 | In a publication in Cell Stem Cell researchers at the Hubrecht Institute and UMC Utrecht describe the genetic repair of laboratory-cultured miniature intestines of CF patients.
Feedback regulation dampens variability in Wnt target gene expression
2 December 2013 | In a recent paper in Cell, the van Oudenaarden and Korswagen groups have studied how cells restrict variability in the transcriptional output of the Wnt signal transduction pathway.
The mechanism behind cancer metastasis
28 November 2013 |In an article published in Developmental Cell, the Guardavaccaro group describes a new molecular mechanism underlying epithelial cell migration and required for dissemination of cancer cells.
Mechanisms for asymmetric heart morphogenesis
18 November 2013 | In a Nature Communications publication a new mechanism is identified by which the heart forms an asymmetric structure during embryo development.
Stand Up to Cancer
12 November 2013 | New Dream Team Grant Recipients;
€ 6 million grant over four years will fund research focusing on tumor organoids.
Shaping the stem cell genome
25 July 2013 | In a Nature publication the de Laat group shows how genes important for stem cell identity get together in the stem cell nucleus.
New foundation for testing cancer drugs on living tissues
6 July 2013 |
In an article in the Financieel Dagblad it is described how the organoid technology of Prof. Hans Clevers will be applied to design and test new cancer therapies.
Fishing for solutions
17 April 2013 | Examining function of all genes in the zebrafish genome to benefit human health. Researchers at the Hubrecht Institute, the University of Sheffield and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, report in an advanced online publication in Nature today.
Newly created Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences awarded to Hans Clevers
20 February 2013 |
Hans Clevers is one of the recipients of the inauguarl Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.
Cooperation Hubrecht Institute and UMC Utrecht intensified
6 February 2013 | The KNAW has announced the build of an extension of the Hubrecht Institute. The UMC Utrecht will house a laboratory in this new building for translational research in regenerative medicine and stem cells.
Treasure hunting receives Vici award
5 February 2013 | NWO has granted a Vici award to Prof. Wouter de Laat, group leader at the Hubrecht Institute.
Liver tissue can be grown from stem cells
28 January 2013 | In a Nature paper Prof. Hans Clevers and colleagues describes how cultured tissue can repair liver damage in a lab environment.