The aim of the research
The UMCG research is aimed at health improvement. Therefore, research is conducted into the mechanisms underlying diseases to improve diagnostic tools and treatments. The research also focuses on the prevention of diseases, the identification of risk factors, and lifestyle changes.
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The UMCG research is aimed at health improvement. Therefore, research is conducted into the mechanisms underlying diseases to improve diagnostic tools and treatments. The research also focuses on the prevention of diseases, the identification of risk factors, and lifestyle changes.

Research aimed at changing the future of health

Our joint efforts change the lives of our patients and citizens. The future of health depends on the next generation of health professionals. That is why their education is continuously invested in.

Mechanisms of disease

We aim to better understand the mechanisms underlying ageing and disease processes:
  • ​​​​​​​ to prevent the onset of disease;
  • and for those who fall ill to push the borders of diagnostic tools and innovative treatments.

Scientific integrity

We adhere to the highest standards of scientific integrity. Our researchers are trained to meet the national and international standards of research practice. New research plans are subject to rigorous review prior to onset. Through high standards of safety and quality, patients and citizens can trust our products.

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