News & Events

  • B-SMART takes next project steps during 1st Progress Meeting

    From 08 to 09 June 2017, the B-SMART consortium came together for its 1st Progress Meeting in Ghent, Belgium to discuss and align the project’s scientific work and further collaboration. The meeting was hosted by B-SMART partner Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie (VIB) in its premises.
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  • CLINAM Dwarf-Award at 10th Conference for Grand Nano(s)medicine

    The B-SMART consortium was prominently represented at the 10th European & Global Summit for Clinical Nanomedicine & Targeted Medicine, which was organized by CLINAM, the European Foundation for Clinical Nanomedicine, and took place in Basel, Switzerland from May 07-10, 2017. This years’ summit was presented under the main theme “Witnessing...
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  • Outstanding research in the field of Neurological Diseases – B-SMART researcher awarded with Baillet Latour Grant 2017

    The Baillet Latour Fund, promoting outstanding medical research in Belgium, awards each year a grant to support a young group leader conducting a research project in a Belgian University or University Hospital. This year the prestigious Belgian grant was awarded to Professor Roosmarijn Vandenbroucke from Ghent University / Flemish Institute of...
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  • B-SMART in the headlines of AZoNano

    AZoNano, the leading online publication platform for the nanotechnology community, has recently published a news article on the EU funded research project B-SMART to reach a worldwide audience of researchers, engineers and scientists in the field of nanotechnology. The article highlights the project’s aim of using RNA based therapeutics to...
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  • B-SMART reaches out to attract kids’ interest in science & research

    On 29 March 2017, B-SMART coordinator Prof. Raymond Schiffelers from the Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht (UMC Utrecht) spent an entire morning together with more than 140 colleagues visiting several primary schools in Utrecht bringing young pupils closer to science & research in a playful way.
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  • B-SMART kicks off in Utrecht

    New Horizon 2020 Project B-SMART Develops RNA-based Therapy for Neurodegenerative Diseases
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  • B-SMART Develops RNA-based Therapy for Neurodegenerative Diseases

    Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s affect over 7 million people in Europe – a figure which is expected to double every 20 years as the population ages and thus poses a significant healthcare burden to European society. Despite this fact, few treatments for this group of diseases are available so far. Existing drugs, however, only...
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