Intensive Care Medicine

The mission statement of this department is to advance the understanding of intensive care medicine (ICM) through basic and applied research, and to translate innovations into (cost–)effective approaches for disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Goals and ambition – to be an internationally renowned center of research both relevant to the specialty and in line with the core research theme “Infection and Immunology” of the AMC, with research conducted at an experimental level (in the Laboratory of Experimental Intensive Care and Anesthesiology, LEICA) and at a clinical level (in the department of ICM), in close collaboration with other (inter–)national departments and laboratories of ICM.