LUMC is a modern university medical center for research, education and patient care with a high quality profile and a strong scientific orientation. Researchers at LUMC work together around 7 medical research profiles: Vascular and Regenerative Medicine; Immunity, Infection and Tolerance; Translational Neuroscience; Cancer Pathogenesis and Therapy; Ageing; Innovation in Health Strategy and Quality of Care; and Biomedical Imaging.
LUMC forms a knowledge center for topics in the field of public health with an impact on society. It has a directive function in the region and it acts as a centre for continuing education and further training for medical professionals. The collaboration between LUMC, Leiden University and the Leiden Bio Science Park creates unique possibilities for medical innovation in Leiden and surroundings.
LUMC is the Medical Faculty of Leiden University. It is a modern university medical center for research, education and patient care with a strong scientific orientation. Studying for a PhD at the LUMC means working together to break new ground, something professor Pancras Hogendoorn, vice chair of the Executive Board and Dean, considers part of the unique top quality research setting of the LUMC: "We have a unique setting with a premium infrastructure. Here, you can do the ‘fancy’ stuff."
Our dean Pancras Hogendoorn explains in this video why you should consider becoming a PhD student at LUMC.