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A life is a life

My name is Daciana Bikszegi. As my picture won the 70-110 category,  please allow me to share with you the story behind the picture. These are my lovely grandparents. The people who raised me, who guide me in my life, who love me. They are from the

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Marcel Olde Rikkert: Happy aging

‘You don’t stop playing because you grow old, but you grow old when you stop playing’ –          George Bernard Shaw Three generations men at stage: the 16-year old Joris, his grandfather and dr. Marcel G.M. Olde Rikkert. The pro

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Andre Heuvelman: Standing on a cube, in space!

On a cube he stood… fragile, confident and breath-taking. I felt butterflies in my stomach when André Heuvelman played the trumpet just now in his TEDtalk, combining a life-story, with beautiful music. Being young, André wanted to be normal, not

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Jeroen Verwiel: At peace

On stage: Jeroen Verwiel, internist-intensivist at the department of Intensive Care at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre. The most wonderful job of the world. Since it is about vulnerable people. With lives in danger. He asked us to use

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Henk Smid: on a sofa

TEDxNijmegen also had a real therapeutical session, with a psychiatrist and on his sofa Henk Smid, director of ZonMw, the Dutch Organization for Health Research and Development. ZonMw funds health research and stimulates use of the knowledge develope

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Edward Gerjuoy: still accelerating at the age of 94

Accelerating from age 0 to 110. It’s the theme of TedXNijmegen 2013, and it’s exactly what Edward Gerjuoy has been doing since he was born in 1918 in New York City. Next month, emeritus physics professor Gerjuoy hopes to reach the respectable age

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Remco Bloemen: improving healthcare by using volunteers as early diagnosers

Today, at TEDxNijmegen, Remco Bloemen, winner of the second annual Dutch NASA-Google Innovation Competition, spoke about how we can improve healthcare all over the world:  we should be working with first diagnosers for early medical diagnosis. Early

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Lucien Engelen: REshape blindfolded healthcare research

Medicine and healthcare: let’s start by talking about our life, our world with special eyes: “the patient’s eyes”. Lucien Engelen on stage at TEDxNijmegen! He provided us with new ideas about patient-centred healthcare using his internati

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