This book offers exciting and often surprising insights into one hundred diseases that have emerged over the past century. The authors focus on the period from 1923, when Radboud University was founded, to 2023, the university's centennial anniversary. All of the diseases included in this book have left an indelible mark on the century in which they emerged, in either a scientific and/or socio-historic sense. All of the descriptions are accompanied by vivid illustrations, the majority of which come from the Museum of Anatomy and Pathology at Radboud university medical center. Each disease description also includes a critical commentary and a brief historical framework. Finally, each disease description also includes an English summary.Book Details
On 15 October 2020, in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Souha Kanj received a Radboud honorary doctorate in recognition of her achievements in the field of infection control and prevention, efforts in antimicrobial stewardship, and research on various infectious diseases, particularly antimicrobial resistant (AMR) bacteria. This edition includes the laudatio and the speech of our honorary doctor.Book Details
On 20 October 2022, the day that Radboud University celebrated its 99th anniversary, Dr. Katalin Karikó received a Radboud honorary doctorate in recognition of her scientific contributions to developing mRNA-based vaccines. This edition includes the laudatio of the honorary supervisor and the speech of the honorary doctor.Book Details
This book provides unique insights into how health professionals and people with Parkinson’s disease shape care together. It shows both the courage and vulnerabilities of those who have to face this disease. It consists of photos of people with Parkinson’s disease and their care professionals, both of their interaction and portrayed individually, interwoven with fragments of their dialogue about meaningful care. This book is an integral part of a research project at Radboud university medical center into person-centred care. With it, we hope to contribute to a positive, hopeful vision of ever-improving Parkinson’s care.
This is the Dutch language edition of Holding still, together. An English translation of this book can be viewed, for free, at: https://www.radbouduniversitypress.nl/site/books/e/10.54195/VQWR3564Book Details
Health Technology Assessment (HTA) aims, through empirical analysis, to shed light on the value of health technologies to inform decision-making. In The VALIDATE handbook: an approach on the integration of values in doing assessments of health technologies, we will show that in HTA, normative commitments act as an indispensable guide for the collection and interpretation of empirical evidence.Book Details