Home Organisatie A - Z Center for Infectious Diseases Center for Infectious Diseases We develop novel strategies for the cure and prevention of infectious diseases Center for Infectious Diseases About Research programs embedded in CID Immunology & cell biology of bacterial infections Host-parasite interactions Molecular and clinical virology Bacterial infections and antimicrobial resistance Department of Parasitology The Department of Parasitology conducts research on human infections caused by parasites. Department of Medical Microbiology The Department of Medical Microbiology detects and investigates infectious agents. Department of Infectious Diseases The department Infectious Diseases offers patient-centered care. We combine patient care with fundamental and clinical scientific research. The Leiden Controlled Human Infections Center Clinical studies in which healthy volunteers are infected with micro-organisms and parasites under highly controlled conditions are extremely important to develop novel medicine and vaccines. The Microbiome Analysis Intitiative The LUMC’s Center for Microbiome Analysis and Therapeutics (CMAT) facilitates all aspects of Microbiome research; from study design, sampling, DNA extraction and sequencing to data analysis and interpretation. The Tuberculosis Research Center Tuberculosis research at LUMC aims to resolve the huge need for better vaccines, biomarkers and diagnostic tests for tuberculosis.