Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc, is a university medical centre standing for excellent scientific research combined with patient care and high quality scientific education.
Innovative research results in better understanding of the origin of diseases and in improvements of disease treatments. Amsterdam UMC converts the promising results into applications for patients, such as new types of medicines and treatments, and improves diagnostics and preventive healthcare as well. More than 1.500 scientists are located at Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc, and publish approximately 3000 scientific articles annually. In addition, each year roughly 200 PhD students defend their theses at Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc.
Leading Health & Life Science Research in Amsterdam
Amsterdam Research brings together opinion leading academic research in the field of Health & Life Sciences developed in the Amsterdam region. In doing so - and on the authority of the two medical centers and the two universities - Amsterdam now has eight alliance research institutes, each with dedicated expertise and focussed on particular disease indications. On this website you will find an overview of the biomedical research being executed in these institutes