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Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research

The Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research (LACDR) is a centre of excellence for multidisciplinary research on drug discovery and development.

Despite major advances in medicine research, many common diseases such as cancers, neurological or cardiovascular diseases, or auto-immune diseases, still lack effective treatment, or are still often found incurable.

That is why our work to develop new and more effective drugs is essential. At the LACDR we work at the leading edge of drug design and fundamental research of new drugs, optimization of existing drugs, and personalised medicine.