CSC PhD project outlines

The multidisciplinary research of the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences focuses on a set of themes or research programmes, that are conducted in close collaboration with Maastricht UMC+ (MUMC+) and the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience. The research programmes are embedded in six Schools and two institutes, M4I and MERLN.


Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences

Graduate Schools

  1. CAPHRI (Care and Public Health Research Institute): focus on public health research and healthcare innovation
  2. CARIM (School for Cardiovascular Diseases): top institute for translational cardiovascular research in Europe
  3. GROW (School for Oncology and Developmental Biology): focus on genetics, cancer, fertility, early development, and ethics
  4. MHeNS (School for Mental Health and Neuroscience): strive to advance understanding of brain-behaviour relationships
  5. NUTRIM (School of Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism): contribute to health maintenance and personalised medicine
  6. SHE (School of Health Professions Education): research and innovation in health professions education

Research institutes

  1. M4I (Maastricht MultiModal Molecular Imaging Institute): a leading international molecular imaging center relevant for science, education, economy and society
  2. MERLN (Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine): specialises in technology for regeneration from bone to complex organs

 Principal Coordinator: Prof. dr. Harry Steinbusch
 WeChat: SteinbuschHWM

 Coordinator (Primary Care and Public Health): Prof. dr. Thomas Krafft

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