about the Radboudumc Center of Infectious Diseases
The Radboud university medical center for Infectious Diseases (RCI) has a leading role and a unique identity in top referral care, healthcare innovation, scientific research, and transfer of knowledge in the field of infectious diseases.read more
Does the COVID-19 cytokine storm exist?Research may have an impact on the chances of success of a specific treatment4 September 2020
Effects of pathogenic fungus screened internationallynew fungus Candida auris first observed in 20091 September 2020
Radboudumc research leads to simplified dose of HIV medication for children31 August 2020
Our expert areas
Outbreak Management care of very infectious patients
We use our expertise in caring for very infectious patients at Radboud university medical center. We also participate in national advisory bodies and play a coordinating role in outbreaks across the world.read more
Education, degree programs & masterclasses
Our educationOur mission is to ensure that general practitioners and biomedical scientists graduate with a thorough knowledge of infectious disease prevention and a rational antibiotics policy. That is why these subjects form an important part of the standard curriculum for these students.
We also offer Dutch and international students the opportunity to participate in a minor where they can specialize in infectious diseases if they have a particular interest in the field. These programs are available in the following subjects: Opportunistic infections, the immune response to infections of the host, and global health.
Our degree programsAt the Radboud university medical center for Infectious Diseases, various professionals collaborate in a multidisciplinary manner. They explicitly transfer their expertise in the field of infectious diseases to new, young medical professionals during their specialist degree programs. Infectious diseases form an important part of the degree programs for:
- medical microbiologists
- internist-infectious disease specialists (= differentiation year 5/6)
- pediatric infectious disease specialists/immunologists
- hospital pharmacists, with specific differentiation year in Infectious Diseases.
- nursing specialists in infectious diseases
International HealthThe Center of Infectious Diseases offers a range of activities for international health and tropical infectious diseases in which education, research and service are integrated. These activities are established in 1972.
We maintain working relations with several groups within the Radboud University as well as with many other universities in the Netherlands. We have established long-term working relations with specific institutes in Latin America, Africa and Asia.