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Research groups/labs  (23)

Macrophages in the healthy and diseased brain

Mutations in genes important for microglia, the brain’s macrophages, can predispose to brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s. The underlying mechanisms ...

Molecular stem cell biology of lysosomal storage diseases

Lysosomal storage diseases are rare genetic disorders caused by a deficiency of metabolic enzymes. This results in accumulation of metabolic products ...

Myopia (nearsightedness)

Our research groups investigates how a complex interplay between genetic and environmental factors leads to high myopia and how this can be prevented.


The ophthalmogenetic consultations focus on the spectrum of inherited and congenital ophthalmologic disorders.

Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition - Samsom lab

Which immune regulatory processes are essential to develop and maintain the intestinal immune system’s tolerance to dietary antigens and commensal ...

Pediatric Infection and Immunity

Pneumonia is the number one cause of mortality in children. We aim to improve the diagnostics to prevent inappropriate antibiotics use.

Pediatric kidney transplantation

We aim at improving the results of kidney transplantation in children and young adults.

Pediatric psychology

Pediatric psychology entails practice, targeting the psychology of illness and injury, and promoting health behaviors in children, adolescents and ...

Rare Skin Diseases

Children may be affected by a wide range of rare skin diseases, the care and cure of which are little known.


Stuttering is a developmental speech production disorder that starts in childhood at an early phase.

Vascular Anomaly Center

We perform clinical research on vascular anomalies such as hemangioma, kaposiform hemangioendothelioma and capillary, venous, and lymphatic ...