Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research
The Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research (LACDR) is responsible for the research and education in Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences carried out at Leiden University.
Fundamental research in BioTherapeutics
The mission of the cluster BioTherapeutics is to translate cutting edge research in complex inflammatory diseases into advanced targeted therapies based on biologics. It is expected that, alongside the development of small molecules, these biologics will form a new line of drug research within the LACDR.
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Fundamental Research in Drug & Target Discovery
The mission of the cluster Drug & Target Discovery is to develop new concepts to optimize the desired therapeutic effect (efficacy) and to minimize adverse reactions (safety) of the drugs of tomorrow, for the general population as well as the individual patient (precision medicine).
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Fundamental research in Systems Pharmacology
Our vision is that personalized medicine can be realized through the integration of PKPD modeling and quantitative pharmacology with metabolomics and systems biology concepts.
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Education in Biopharmaceutical Sciences
Our education ranges the Bachelor's and Master's programs in Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences and the LACDR PhD program. We are committed to providing quality graduate experiences in a personalized environment of cutting edge research and internationally renowned supervisors.