Welcome to the Biomedical Sciences Group
The Biomedical Sciences Group comprises three faculties and fourteen departments. A number of research networks run across different departments and disciplines. The Faculties of Medicine, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Kinesiology & Rehabilitation Sciences organize the teaching activities. Research is carried out in the departments and networks, and relies on innovation and cooperation across disciplinary, technological, cultural and geographical borders.
Members of the Executive Committee:
Vice-Rector: Minne Casteels (photo); Research Coordinator: Bart Nuttin;
Group Manager: Jozef Arnout; Dean Faculty of Medicine: Jan Goffin; Dean Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences: Alfons Verbruggen; Dean Faculty of Kinesiology & Rehabilitation Sciences: Rik Gosselink; Representative AAP-BAP Staff: Katleen Vandamme; Representative ATP Staff: (N.N); Representative students: Oliver Van Oekelen
Through core facilities researchers have access to state-of-the-art technologies.
LRD, the knowledge and technology transfer office of the KU Leuven, supports researchers in their interactions with industry.
The University Hospital Leuven (UZ Leuven) provides top quality patient care at its four campuses.
There is a strong research interaction between the Biomedical Sciences Group and UZ Leuven.
The Doctoral School offers eleven thematic PhD programmes involving more than one hundred research units with a strong international reputation, and covering a wide range of biomedical research topics.