The Biomedical Research Institute (BIOMED) of Hasselt University conducts high level multidisciplinary research to advance progress in human life sciences. High-end technology is used to deliver novel insights in three main disease areas: (neuro)immunology, neuroscience and cardiovascular disease. BIOMED aims to translate new scientific discoveries into applications that contribute to a healthy society in line with the civic ambition of Hasselt University.
BIOMED wants to create an inspiring and dynamic work environment where current and future leaders in the field of human life sciences join forces to tackle future societal challenges related to medicine, good health and well-being. To reach this goal, BIOMED will further invest in academic excellence, regional and international positioning and strong partnerships with other academic institutes, the health sector and the life science industry.