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.
Epigenetic changes can be detected in the blood of test subjects within two hours of exposure to exhaust fumes. Each of the observed changes are associated with diseases known to be caused by long-term exposure to air pollutants. These were the results of a study conducted by Maastricht University (UM) in collaboration with Imperial College and King's College in London.
It is important for music academies to focus on the health of its students, according to Vera Baadjou, a PhD candidate at Maastricht University.
General practitioners rarely record alcohol abuse in a patient's medical records. 'This is because many GPs fail to identify alcohol abuse in patients,' says PhD candidate Latifa Abidi from Maastricht University (UM).