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Technological science is the catalyst for innovation in healthcare. MIRA combines fundamental and applied research with clinical practice. This unique scientific path stimulates a successful application of fundamental concepts and enables healthcare to rapidly introduce new treatments. MIRA works closely with hospitals, the business community and governmental organizations, aiming to secure its leading position in Europe.


19 Sep 2017 - Epileptic seizures show long distance effects The area in which an epileptic seizure starts in the brain, may be small but it reaches other parts of the brain at distances of over ten centimeters. That distant activity, in turn, influences the epileptic core, according to mathematicians and neurologists of the University of Twente and the University of Chicago. 4 Aug 2017 - UT-researcher Sarthak Misra in EenVandaag on needle steering On Wednesday, 2 August, television program EenVandaag aired an interview with UT-Associate Professor Sarthak Misra. 27 Jul 2017 - Françoise Siepel interviewed by Langs de Lijn en Omstreken ‘Your operation will be executed by a robot.’ For most people this sounds like a line you hear in science fiction movies. But we know this is becoming reality. The Dutch radio program ‘Langs de Lijn en omstreken’ discussed about the latest developments and invited Françoise Siepel to talk about Stormram4. 25 Jul 2017 - Kerensa Broersen interviewed by BNR On July 24, nanobiophysics researcher Kerensa Broersen from MESA+ and MIRA was interviewed by BNR Newsradio. During the live broadcast, Kerensa talked about her Alzheimer research, the Fulbright grant she received and the opportunity to research with Nobel price winner Randy Schekman (University of California, Berkeley). 24 Jul 2017 - App combined with interactive playground helps young asthma patients Children with asthma tend to avoid physical activity due to shortness of breath.