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2014-06-02 08:28:55

Largest medical center in the Netherlands upgrades with several Elekta Versa HD linear accelerators ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicians at the Erasmus University Medical Center (Erasmus MC) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will be able to offer patients the most modern cancer treatment available through its purchase of Elekta Versa HD(TM) linear accelerators (linacs) and a substantial software upgrade including Elekta's MOSAIQ® oncology information...

2011-01-18 05:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingenuity® Systems, a leading provider of information solutions for life science researchers, and Erasmus Medical Center, jointly announced a scientific collaboration using next-generation sequencing (NGS) for disease research. As part of the collaboration, Erasmus researchers have been working closely with Ingenuity to derive the most impactful biological insights from their NGS data. Using Ingenuity's IPA software...

2009-05-29 06:29:00

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Erasmus MC (the medical centre of Rotterdam University) has awarded the contract for a new hospital complex to a joint venture by BAM Utiliteitsbouw and Ballast Nedam Bouw Special Projects. The turf cutting ceremony will be in autumn. The contract value for this project amounts to 449 million euro. The joint venture expects to complete the building in 2017. The architects are EGM Architecten. Ballast Nedam Bouw Special Projects...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.