On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, Dr Samantha de Witte successfully defended her PhD. research at Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, NL. The title of Dr de Witte’s dissertation was “Probing the immunomodulatory potential of mesenchymal stromal cells”.

MERLIN Coordinator Prof Phil Newsome, University of Birmingham, UK was one of Samantha’s external examiners.

Congratulations, Samantha!

Learn more about MERLIN, a project developing stem cell-based therapies to specifically target the inflammatory components of liver disease: http://fp7merlin.eu/

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