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. FHML works in close cooperation with Maastricht UMC+ (MUMC+).


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    Nutrition as medicine for heart failure in diabetes

    Monday, December 5, 2022

    Treat heart failure in type 2 diabetes with simple nutritional supplements? Researchers at Maastricht UMC+ have discovered that a particular mixture of amino acids could provide a cure for diabetic heart failure.

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    Coronavirus life cycle portrayed

    Monday, December 5, 2022

    In a unique animation, Maastricht scientists have visualised the life cycle of the virus for a broad audience. They did this using real microscopic images of infected cells.

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    Lessons from the corona crisis

    Wednesday, November 2, 2022

    The covid pandemic brought pressure to bear on many things. Neurology professor Karin Faber and assistant professor of Healthcare Management Daan Westra look back on a turbulent time.

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    Maastricht University starts new research line on cellular agriculture

    Tuesday, October 25, 2022

    Thanks to a strong financial impulse from the National Growth Fund, Maastricht University, as one of the partners in a national consortium, is starting a new line of research in the field of cellular agriculture.

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    ZonMw subsidises dementia research Maastricht University

    Tuesday, October 25, 2022

    Researchers from Maastricht University, as lead applicant of a national consortium for dementia risk reduction (Netherlands Dementia Prevention Initiative (NDPI)), have been notified that they will receive over 3 million euros from ZonMw.

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  • Resilience important quality of healthy elderly

    Monday, October 17, 2022

    Professor Hilde Verbeek shares her opinion on healty ageing

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Contact details

Visiting address
 Universiteitssingel 60
 6229 ER Maastricht

Postal address
P.O. Box 616
6200 MD Maastricht

+31 43 388 5655