Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH)

Contact Information

Dr. Laetitia Huiart
Ms. Isabelle Ernens

1 A-B Rue Thomas Edison

L-1445 Strassen


Luxembourg Institute of Health is a public biomedical research organisation. Striving for excellence, its researchers, by their creativity, enthusiasm and commitment, generate knowledge on disease mechanisms and contribute to the development of new diagnostics, preventive strategies, innovative therapies and clinical applications that impact the healthcare of Luxembourgish and European citizen.

LIH’s mission is to deliver scientific, economic and societal value for Luxembourg by performing research, studies and developments in the fields of clinically-oriented biomedical research and public health.

LIH’s activities lead to the generation of new knowledge in disease mechanisms, epidemiology, diagnostics and treatments of human diseases, and they improve the understanding of health determinants and of the financial structures of health care.

Vision statement & Goals

At the forefront of biomedical research, LIH aims at translating knowledge into clinical applications impacting on health care while shaping personalised medicine.

To reach that vision, LIH has set the following goals:

  • To be recognized by the international scientific community for the excellence of biomedical and translational research, while at the same time creating value for our local society

  • To remain the national leader in biomedical and clinical research, implementing personalised medicine in our country in close collaboration with the health care providers and other stakeholders

  • To remain the first supplier of public health information in Luxembourg, enabling public authorities to make decisions based on scientific data and to communicate validated data to international institutions

  • To strengthen our position as reliable and active partner for training and higher education in close collaboration with national and international universities