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Andrea Evers installed as a new Royal Academy of Science and Arts (KNAW) member

Health psychologist Andrea Evers is one of the 19 new members, selected by the KNAW.

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2nd official Society for Interdisciplinary Placebo Studies (SIPS) conference on placebo studies, Leiden 2019

From July 7-9, 2019 the 2nd official SIPS conference on placebo studies was held in Leiden, the Netherlands. Thanks to all attendees for this inspiring and wonderful conference!

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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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