The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character .
It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education.
The University s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.
Within the University, the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) is a highly interdisciplinary research centre (IC), integrating experimental biology and computational biology approaches in order to develop the foundation of a future predictive, preventive and personalized medicine.
The Dementia Prevention Programme (Programm Demenz Prävention, pdp) is an integrated care concept integrating lifestyle interventions based on best medical practice to prevent the burden of dementia in the Luxembourg population.
The pdp identifies a target population with mild or subjective cognitive impairment and takes advantages of a personalized assessment of risk factors to define individual interventions to reduce the risk for dementia in order to prevent or at least delay disease progression.