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Instituto de Medicina Molecular
 
The mission of Instituto de Medicina Molecular (IMM) is to foster basic, clinical and translational biomedical research and innovation in this areas with the aim of contributing to a better understanding of disease mechanisms, developing novel predictive and diagnostics tests and developing new therapeutic approaches; support scientific postgraduate training of young graduates, doctors and other Health professionals; support science communication and the provision of external services in the areas of specialized diagnosis, health expertise, quality control and collaboration in national and international committees.
Located in the campus of Lisbon Medical School, the Instituto de Medicina Molecular is an Associate Laboratory of the Portuguese Ministry for Education and Science and a reference for science in Portugal.  
 



IMM Project Awarded by American Foundation
Research aims to explore Crohn’s disease causes, treatment and outcomes

The Instituto de Medicina Molecular research project, led by Henrique Veiga-Fernandes, on “Control of innate lymphoid cells and intestinal homeostasis by neurotrophic factors” has been selected to receive a Breakthrough Award of the  Kenneth Rainin Foundation (KRF).
 

IMM project Awarded with APCL Research Grant
Research aims to contribute to therapeutic progress in acute myeloid leukaemia

A research project from Instituto de Medicina Molecular (IMM) of Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, was distinguished by the Associação Portuguesa Contra a Leucemia (Portuguese Association Against Leukaemia) with a research grant of €40.000,00.
 
IMM Monday Lectures
 
These lectures are held every week with renowned speakers from outside IMM, working in Portugal or abroad.