As a collaboration between the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (CHL) and LIH, the LCTR aims to create a bridge between clinicians and researchers in the country, offering them the opportunity to develop their own translational clinical research projects, for the benefit of patients.
Including a Clinical Research Centre (CRC - Phase I Clinical Trial Unit) and Translational Research Centre (TRC - assemble patient cohorts for stratification of diseases), the LCTR is an interface between basic research, epidemiology and clinical research, aiming at:
•generating new scientific and medical knowledge in compliance with regulations as well as ethical and legal requirements,
•fostering technological innovation and its translation into current clinical practice,
•developing new personalised medical solutions to improve support for major chronic diseases as well as their prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
The LCTR is open to researchers from any care organisation or institution, as well as to companies wishing to carry out medical research projects in Luxembourg.