Research institutes and themes

  • CARIM thumbnail image
    One of the top institutes for translational cardiovascular research in Europe. Focus on vascular & thrombotic disorders, atrial fibrillation as well as translational heart failure research.
  • EPP thumbnail image
    Experimental research in psychopathology, especially Clinical psychology; behaviour medicine, food & addiction disorders; forensic psychology.
  • GROW logo
    Focuses on genetic and cellular mechanisms, as well as environmental and life-style factors that underlie normal (embryonic and foetal) and abnormal (cancer) development.
  • M-BIC thumbnail image
    Facilitates research about human perception & cognition, in combination with the development of advanced methods in neuroscience by offering a high 3 Tesla & ultra-high 7 & 9.4 Tesla magnetic fields MR scanners.
  • MHENS Institute
    Investigates the complex interplay between basic brain mechanisms, brain/cognitive function, & psychopathology, with emphasis on prevalent psychiatric, neuropsychiatric, & neurological conditions.
  • NP&PP thumbnail image
    Two research lines, Neuropsychology & Psychopharmacology. Investigations into the influence of a variety of factors on healthy development, aging, & congenital & acquired brain damage & also on the neurochemical basis of various behavioural functions.
  • NUTRIM Institute
    Contributes to excellence in health maintenance & personalised medicine by unravelling lifestyle & disease induced derangements in metabolism & by developing targeted nutritional, exercise, & drug interventions.
  • CAPHRI Institute
    Focuses on health care innovation, ranging from prevention to rehabilitation & leading to the improvement of the population’s health.
  • SHE Institute
    Graduate school, concentrating on learning & innovative learning environments, assessment, & evaluation.
  • WSP thumbnail image
    Research with a focus on the application of psychological theory about behaviour an behaviour change in promoting health, safety & sustainable environment & a study about how sustainable employment can be implemented in organisations.