Best master thesis award for Sanne van Raaij

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During the PhysPhar 2014 meeting in Maastricht, Sanne van Raaij (PhD student at the Depts. Laboratory Medicine and Pharmacology-Toxicology) received the Best Master Thesis Award 2013-2014 from the Dutch Pharmacological Society.

In her master thesis research at the Dept. Pharmacology and Toxicology, Sanne established and validated anex vivoorganotypic testis culture model, and used this to study the role of the efflux pump, Breast Cancer Resistance Protein, and the endocrine disruptor, bisphenol A, in organogenesis of the mouse testis.  This model is now being used in ongoing research and the results of her research will soon be published.

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