Nobel lecture CRISPR/Cas9 

with a digital tour of the fish lab The Radboud PUC of Science has in cooperation with Radboudumc organised an on-line lecture about CRISPR/Cas9. This lecture was given on 10 December 2020, the […]

Worldwide research study for patients with USH 1c

If you have Usher Syndrome Type 1C, your participation is critical to developing treatments. History studies are an essential part of bringing treatments to patients. As researchers get closer to […]

Portret van oogarts Ingeborg van den Born

Is a treatment for USH 1B in sight?

story of ophthalmologist Dr. Ingeborg van den Born A natural development study for people diagnosed for Usher Syndrome type 1B was started already some time ago. This study is conducted in preparation […]

Erwin van Wijk links in beeld, rechts naast hem een waterbak met kleine zwemmmende zebravisjes

The developments in the research laboratory

Despite the corona crisis, which has dominated our country for some time and as a result of which the research laboratory of Erwin van Wijk in the Radboud UMC for […]

Documentary Silence in the night

Would you rather be deaf or blind? Joyce de Ruiter (36) from the Netherlands can’t choose, she eventually will be deaf and blind because of Usher syndrome. Her path to […]

HURRAY! Everything you want to know about Usher Syndrome has now been put together!

Stichting Ushersyndroom launches the Usher Syndrome knowledge portal.  Today, a long-cherished dream of many families confronted with Usher Syndrome will come true. So far, information and knowledge about Usher Syndrome […]

ProQR announces first results from STELLAR

Summary of Phase 1/2 Interim Analysis of QR-421a for Usher Syndrome Program A first-in-human clinical trial of QR-421a is ongoing. The Phase 1/2 study, named Stellar, includes adults that experience […]

A tailor-made genetic patch for very rare mutations

New centre for RNA therapy set up for small patient groups. Scientists and physicians of the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) and the Radboudumc together started the Dutch Center for […]

Development of gene therapy for large USH2C gene

Patient and researcher form a tandem in scientific research into Usher Syndrome Usher Syndrome patients and researchers of Radboudumc set the tandem in motion again for scientific research into a […]

Know your gene!

Usher Syndrome is a rare hereditary disease. In the Netherlands, about 1000 people suffer from Usher Syndrome, but far from everyone has been diagnosed. Now that the scientific developments are […]

Into daily life with an artificial organ of balance

A major subsidy, making available a treatment for patients suffering from imbalance problems in a shorter time The introduction of the artificial organ of balance has come one step nearer […]

Study of the natural Development for USH1B started

Research into the natural development of Usher Syndrome is essential in the phase of therapeutic scientific developments. Many and detailed eyesight and hearing measurements are to be recorded in order […]

International cooperation with Irish and UK patients.

Stichting Ushersyndroom have had close ties with Usher patients from Ireland and the UK for some years. Patients with Usher syndrome in Ireland and the UK have no central organisation specifically […]

The RUSH2a and the CRUSH studies

By now, both the RUSH2a and the CRUSH studies have been started in the Usher Syndrome Expertise Centre in Radboud UMC in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. What are the differences and […]

If you slowly become become deaf and blind

Slowly become both deaf and blind. It is hard to imagine. Still, this is reality for people suffering from Usher Syndrome. Usher Syndrome, actually what type of disorder is this? […]