LUMC Global is a platform for international connectivity in research, education and care. The Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) aims to improve healthcare and the health of all people by focusing on international (medical) innovation.
This strong international focus helps us to further optimise and innovate care for patients based on leading research and innovative education. We hope this will ultimately benefit the entire field of medicine.
On the news page of our website you can find updates on our projects and news articles on exciting findings and events within our project.
In the afternoon of the 11th of January, a large group of Chinese PhD candidates and some of their supervisors came together with our dean Prof Pancras Hogendoorn, LUMC Global, the Graduate School and LAP in the HePatho Bar to celebrate the western new year and formally meet each other. We also looked forward to the celebration of the Chinese new year, the year of the rabbit!
A delegation of the LUMC visited the University of Edinburgh (UoE) from 9 till 11 November for multiple purposes, but for one thing in particular: to strengthen bonds. With just over a handful of colleagues, the LUMC traveled to Edinburgh to discuss current projects and future collaborations!
Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Universities are in the perfect position to contribute in an interdisciplinary way to the urgent global challenges we nowadays face, not only in its own region, but more importantly: worldwide. To make a real difference, we closely collaborate with our partners in the Majority World on topics such as Health, Water, Energy, Housing, Climate, Migration, Heritage and more.
On January the 11th, 2023, the symposium on Selective fetal growth restriction: diagnosis, management and outcome, will take place. You can now sign up for the online event for free!
From the 23rd of January till the 27th, 2023, the LUMC will host the winter school ETHICAL AND REGULATORY CHALLENGES IN THE ERA OF OPEN SCIENCE: Data Sharing in Life Sciences & Health. This winter school is the last in a series of five schools within the Eurolife DATAETHICS project and promises to be an exciting one!
The 3rd edition of the Week of Indonesia-Netherlands Education and Research (WINNER) will be held hybrid on 18 – 20 October 2022, with the theme “Learning and Research Collaboration for Sustainable Green, Blue, and Digital Economies and Societies.” WINNER brings the substantial opportunity to strengthen and expand the collaboration in research and education, identify mutual priorities, share best practices and networking.
Join the Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) 2022 week during Leiden2022, European city of science! The main theme of the 10th edition of ESOF2022 is “Crossing Borders, Engaged Science, Resilient Societies”.
On Saturday 16 July 2022, the first ever European Talent Fair will be launched as part of the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) in Leiden. The European Talent Fair will bring together students, early career researchers, scholars, start-ups, industry and investors to promote young people’s talent and job opportunities in the research sector across the EU.
The international symposium ‘Leiden Headache Center into a new era’ will take place in the weekend of June 4th and 5th and is part of the Leiden2022‘s Life Sciences & Health week. International experts and researchers will cover the latest findings and treatment options in the field of headaches and migraines that can be applied in clinical practice.
The Leiden Bio Science Park (LBSP) is the biggest Life Sciences and Health (LSH) cluster in the Netherlands. In the past 35 years, the LBSP has acquired a strong, worldwide leading position where talented individuals, researchers and entrepreneurs get connected with each other to work on (research) projects that contribute to important health(care) challenges. The LBSP is home to education and research institutions, unique facilities and valuable collaborative connections in the entire chain of medicine development. During the Life Sciences and Health Week, to which the LUMC is actively contributing, many of the unique activities taking place at the LBSP and involved stakeholders will be showcased in a diverse and expansive programme!
On Monday the 30th of May from 10:00 – 17:30h, the “ Global Impact in Health ” Symposium will officially open the European Life Sciences & Health Week. During this symposium we will discuss the importance of international academic, public and private partnerships in solving the greatest global health threats of our time.
Do you want to learn more about the impact of the pandemic on population health and contribute to the debate about post-pandemic health and healthcare provision? Are you keen to engage with international professors, students and health and social care professionals from other countries in Europe? Are you excited about acquiring an interdisciplinary perspective on the pandemic and population health? If so, apply now for this exciting and relevant EUniWell Summer School at Leiden University.
On 10 May 2022, the Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking (GH EDCTP3 JU) will host its launch event.