The research of VUmc is dedicated to five focus areas: cancer & immunology, neurosciences, cardiovascular disease, public health, primary care & long-term care and movement sciences. Our research is part of the VU campus Human Health & Life Sciences theme, and organized in five multidisciplinary research institutes:

Leading Health & Life Science Research in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Research brings together opinion leading academic research in the field of Health & Life Sciences developed in the Amsterdam region. In doing so - and on the authority of the two medical centers and the two universities - Amsterdam now has eight alliance research institutes, each with dedicated expertise and focussed on particular disease indications.