Marie Curie fellowship brings 4 talented researchers to the LUMC
The Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) welcomes 4 postdoc researchers coming from research institutions around the world on a Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowship. Their projects focus, for example, on our immune response to malaria and a new model to study inflammatory bowel disease in more detail.Read more
LUMC: pushing boundaries to get better
As an innovator, LUMC stands for improving healthcare and people's health. That is our mission. We do this from leading research and innovative education. Cooperation within and outside the LUMC is important for successful innovation. The LUMC therefore collaborates on a national and international level. We want to connect LUMC more strongly with our environment and pass it on better to future generations. We want to push boundaries to get better.
50 years of MRI: how the LUMC can make this indispensable technology affordable for the rest of the world
Exactly 50 years ago, Paul Lauterbur published the basic principle of MRI in Nature. A revolution within medicine. Since then, MRI has become increasingly detailed, but also expensive. This makes MRI inaccessible to a large subset of the ...
ERC grant to find out how children fight respiratory infections
The nursery and classrooms are perhaps the most favourable places for pathogens. Yet relatively little is known about how children react to viruses and bacteria and why it is that some children are much better protected than others. Simon ...
Collaboration between clinic and lab clarifies cause of rare symptoms and provides new insights into DNA repair
Doctors know all too well that not every patient has the same symptoms. But dermatologist Remco van Doorn came across a brother and sister with really different symptoms during his consultations. Both suffer from sun sensitivity but have ...
NWO grant to unravel the control room of coronaviruses
Coronaviruses hijack parts of our cells, creating a closed control room in which they replicate. This fortress also protects the virus from our body's defence mechanisms. With an Open Competition grant from science funder NWO, researchers ...
LUMC raises funds for projects to improve patient care. This enables more research and a pleasant environment for patients in the hospital. A donation to our funds contributes directly to this. The LUMC raises funds for the Bontius Foundation and the LUMC Friends Foundation. Help and support LUMC (NL).
Art in LUMC
Art has been everywhere at LUMC for more than 30 years. It breaks the clinical atmosphere of a hospital and creates a welcoming and pleasant environment. The works of art can be admired in various departments and in the corridors, waiting rooms, LUMC Art Hall and Gallery. There is also a sculpture trail outside. Read more about LUMC's art collection and exhibitions.See our exhibitions (NL)