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Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

The Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences (Medical School)

About us

The Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for biomedical and clinical research and teaching with a focus on understanding the mechanisms and treatment of human disease.

Our research delivers direct benefit to patients, the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry, with the aim of understanding the underlying cellular, molecular and genomic basis of disease and applying this knowledge in innovative ways that lead to improved treatment and a better quality of life for patients. Scientists and clinicians in CBS work closely together to ensure that our research is directly targeted to clinical need.

The departments’ undergraduate education programmes are:

We also offer postgraduate programmes in:

Our internationally-renowned research spans a number of themes including Neuroscience and Mental Health, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Health, Genetics and Genomics, Data Science, Cancer and Respiratory medicine.

Our Leadership Team