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.


  • Google maps for human tissue

    'We are creating the Google Maps of tissue'

    Thursday, June 15, 2017

    Researchers at Maastricht University (UM) recently succeeded in visualising dynamic metabolic changes using mass spectrometry imaging (MSI) through amino acid conversion in the liver. This is the first time scientists have been able to identify the dynamics of biochemical processes in living tissue.

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  • Uitnodiging symposium 1

    Do guidelines impede a GP’s ability to provide personalised care?

    Tuesday, June 13, 2017

    Symposium and inaugural lecture 'Guidelines for Personalised Care: Contradiction or Paradox?’ (inaugural lecture Jako Burgers).

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  • Food Innovation Awards

    Campus Venlo students on to finals of European food innovation competition

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    The three student teams from the master's Health Food Innovation Management (Campus Venlo) who dominated the preliminary rounds a few weeks ago, drew the first, second and third place in the semi-finals of the Ecotrophelia food innovation contest.

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  • hersenscan geluid

    Can a brain scan show what you've heard?

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    A brain scan that allows you to see what sound a person has heard. Researchers from Maastricht University have recently achieved a world first by reconstructing heard sound based on a person’s brain activity.

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  • Hartfalen bij diabetici

    New protein brings us closer to treatment for diabetic heart failure

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    Researchers at Maastricht University (UM) have discovered a protein that could make a significant contribution to a potential treatment for heart failure in people with diabetes.

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  • risicoprofiel dementie

    Individual risk profile could help prevent dementia

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017

    Prevention of dementia potentially stimulated by drawing up personal risk profile (MUMC+ news).

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