‘Everyone has focused on treating COVID-19, not its collateral damage - which includes delay in cancer diagnosis and treatment,’ says UT professor Maarten IJzerman. He and UT alumnus Koen Degeling have developed a model to show the impact of the pandemic on cancer patients.
They met in class in 2007, when they were both students at the UT. They fell in love, stayed together and graduated in the same week. Now married, Anne Steins (32) and Lex van Loon (31) are about to move to the Australian National University, where they will do research on space medicine and help to implement the field they both studied - Technical Medicine.
The University of Twente is actively working on its international profile - by setting up collaborations all over the world, with a special attention on so called ‘focus countries’. In this series we explore what it takes to convince students and researchers from often the other side of the planet that the UT is ‘the place to be’. In this episode we head down to Australia.