The Molecular Medicine Partnership Unit drives innovation and its translation into medicine, leveraging its internationality and interdisciplinarity at the interface of molecular research and health care.


The Molecular Medicine Partnership Unit combines the best of two world-renowned institutions: the European Molecular Biology Laboratory and the University of Heidelberg.
Our vision is:

  • to accelerate the understanding of human diseases, leading to a better medicine with mechanism-based improvements in prevention, diagnosis and treatment
  • to train the next generation of leaders in biomedical science and patient-oriented discovery
  • to harness the power of big data for personalized medicine, integrating clinical and molecular data
  • to cooperate with the best from academia, biotechnology, pharma and other industries in a collegial, creative, bold and effective way