LUMC has a strong focus on research. We connect and combine fundamental research into disease-causing mechanisms with patient-focused studies in areas like oncology, regenerative medicine and population health.
The LUMC has research facilities that include capabilities for multiple appliances. The combination of clinical and societal outreach programmes allows for ground-breaking research and innovation in basic and applied science.
Within LUMC different specialists work together around several research themes. Combining cross-border expertise may solve biomedical problems and bring answers not found when working in a stand-alone fashion. The research themes are:
The Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) has a strong history of conducting top-quality research. Researchers at the LUMC have contributed to ground-breaking academic medical research throughout the years.
The LUMC is also delighted to be and to have been host institution for a large number of European Research Council (ERC) projects, as well as Horizon2020 grants.