In the UMC Utrecht research is concentrated in six strategic themes with each a limited number of disease targets. Patient care is integrated in these themes. A relentless multidisciplinary approach guarantees patients benefit from the latest available expertise and innovative technological solutions.

​Six strategic ​research programs

  • Brain focuses on stroke, neuro-oncology, neuromuscular and developmental disorders, and genetic risks.
  • Infection & Immunity is aimed at preventin​g inflammation and antimicrobial resistance, elucidating host-pathogen interactions and developing immune-mediated therapy.​
  • ​​Circulatory Health focuses on heart failure, high risk & prevention, atherosclerosis, aneuryms and cerebrovascular disease.
  • Cancer encompasses risk stratification for individualized interventions, image science and image-guided interventions, and molecular and cellular science and therapy.
  • Regenerative Medicine aims to address global health care problems by replacing, engineering and regenerating human cells, tissues and organs.​
  • ​Child Health combines research in chronic inflammation, respiratory infections, orphan diseases and fertility interventions.​

A couple of strategic themes

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