|Degree:||Master of Science (MSc)|
|University website:||Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (Research)|
Aspiring to contribute to the development of new therapies for metabolic, infectious and immunological diseases? The internationally acclaimed research Master's programme in Molecular Mechanisms of Disease provides an excellent foundation for a career in academic or commercial research.
This unique programme translates disease-related biomedical research in biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology and genetics into clinical experimental research in patients. The MMD programme offers a broad and interdisciplinary approach with the opportunity for specialisation in the form of electives and internships.
MMD is a world-class programme rated best in its field and 'Top Programme' by the Keuzegids Masters 2019. This study programme is ranked in the top worldwide in its field by ARWU/Shanghai, QS and THE.
This unique Master's programme translates disease-related biomedical research into clinical experimental research in patients. The programme is organised along three major educational themes: 1) Infection, Immunity and Regenerative Medicine / Immunity-related Disorders and Immunotherapy; 2) Metabolism, Transport and Motion / Metabolic Disorders; 3) Cell Growth and Differentiation / Developmental Disorders and Malignancies. It offers a broad and interdisciplinary approach with the opportunity for specialisation in the form of electives and internships, as well as theoretical courses and two research-training periods.