The Faculty of Medicine at Lund University, in close cooperation with agents within public healthcare and medicine, contributes to increasing knowledge of high relevance to human health. This is done through education and research of the highest quality in cooperation with wider society. The Faculty encompasses 2,800 full-time students enrolled in 8 degree programmes, as well as 1200 graduate students and 1800 employees.
The common goal of our research is to contribute to a better life and better health. Research at the Faculty of Medicine benefits society through better and efficient healthcare, focusing on the needs of the whole person and ultimately providing better health throughout society. Our research covers a broad field, from basic experimental research to research in healthcare, medical science, and clinical, point-of-care research. We are considered global leaders in several fields, for example neuroscience and diseases of the nervous system, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, stem cell biology, infectious diseases, epidemiology, healthy ageing and bioimaging and masspectrometry.We also make the most of the broad research expertise available within our full-scale university. Many research projects bring together clinicians, biologists, engineers, social scientists, chemists, economists, behavioral scientists, ethicists and humanists to solve complex social problems.