Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences

Both at home and throughout Europe, FHML is one of the most renowned institutes of its kind. We stand for cutting edge research and education, and pride ourselves on rapidly incorporating the latest developments and insights, and methods into our programmes. We also believe strongly in multidisciplinarity, looking at each topic from different angles and ensuring that the different specialists always work in close collaboration. More, FHML is always looking beyond borders. International healthcare is high on our agenda, and our work regularly transcends national boundaries, both in research and in education.

We are working hard to achieve our goal of being a international centre of expertise, and integrated health campus bringing together both knowledge institutions and the business world. Everything here revolves around life and health. FHML is part of the Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC+), and works closely with the Maastricht academic hospital azM.


  • Alzheimer Plaques

    Plaques can cause memory problems without causing dementia

    Thursday, November 30, 2017

    Plaques, also known as Alzheimer proteins, can cause memory problems in people who have not been diagnosed with dementia (MUMC+ news).

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  • Lumbar punctures can improve the prediction of Alzheimer's disease

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    Het bepalen van Alzheimer-eiwitten in hersenvocht is een kansrijke techniek om de zorg rondom dementie en kwaliteit van leven te verbeteren (MUMC+ nieuws).

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  • Lipiden MSI

    Lipids influence how sick you get from a bacterial infection

    Tuesday, November 7, 2017

    Lipids appear to play an important role in infections. According to researchers from the University of Maastricht and the American University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) in Baltimore, MD, USA, specific lipids can greatly accelerate bacterial infection.

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  • Students from Syria complete master of Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management (HPIM)

    Monday, November 6, 2017

    Four Syrian students were among the graduates of the master of Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management (HIPM).

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  • Mapping the brain

    Researchers discover cause of oxygen sensitivity in the brain

    Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    Researchers discover cause of oxygen sensitivity in the brain

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  • epilepsie MUMC

    Origin of most epilepsy cases explained

    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Academic Centre for Epileptology participates in a major international research study (MUMC+ news)

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