a prestigious award for prof.dr. Tim Vanmierlo

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Prof. dr. Tim Vanmierlo, MS researcher at Hasselt University and Maastricht University, acquires the Global Grant for Multiple Sclerosis Innovation (GMSI). An award, reached out by the pharmaceutical company Merck with a value of 250.000 euro. The team of professor Vanmierlo investigates why repair processes fail in MS patients with a progressive form of the disease.

“This price is a nice confirmation of the hard work my team is performing at Hasselt University as well as Maastricht University.”, says prof. dr. Tim Vanmierlo. “This research grant is a boost for our research, in which we would like to stimulate the repair of the isolating protecting layer around the nerves."
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