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Subscribe to the 2nd official SIPS placebo conference and public event

In less than a month the inspiring, second world conference on placebo studies will start. Join us for keynote talks of Luana Colloca, Tor Wager, Jet Bussemaker, Ionica Smeets, and Irving Kirsch and many other speakers.

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Andrea Evers as new member at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has selected Andrea Evers as one of their new members.

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ZonMw Medical Inspirator Award for research ‘Lyme paralyses lives’

Together with patient representatives, clinician-researchers from Radboucumc, Amsterdam UMC, and researchers from Leiden University (Andrea Evers and Henriët van Middendorp) have received the Medical Inspirator Prize 2019 from ZonMw.

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Kaya Peerdeman wins ARPH Young Talent Award

Kaya Peerdeman, from the Health, Medical and Neuropsychology unit, Leiden University, received the ARPH Young Talent Award for her research into the role of expectations in the experience of physical complaints

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Liesbeth van Vliet receives 'For Women in Science'-award for placebo and communication research

Liesbeth Van Vliet gets the chance to work at the NIAS institute with her scholarship on her research into communication with patients and their relatives in serious, often incurable diseases.

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