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Life Sciences

Our Life Sciences Initiative is a multidisciplinary endeavour that aims to establish a unique life sciences cluster in the heart of East London. We work with partners from the local community, higher education, NHS and industry to make a significant contribution to the health of people at regional, national and international levels.

Research

Addresses fundamental questions in post-genomic population health

Study

Innovative and expanding life sciences education portfolio

Public engagement

Public engagement is crucial to the Life Sciences Initiative

Research centres

Three virtual LSI research centres and one cross-cutting centre support life sciences research at QMUL. These are:

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Latest news

Antidote to synthetic cannabis intoxication could be found in slimming drug Antidote to synthetic cannabis intoxication could be found in slimming drug

Early research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has potentially found an antidote that can rapidly stop the intoxicating effects of cannabis and synthetic cannabinoids.

12 October 2017
Vitamin D protects against severe asthma attacks Vitamin D protects against severe asthma attacks

Taking oral vitamin D supplements in addition to standard asthma medication could halve the risk of asthma attacks requiring hospital attendance, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

3 October 2017

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