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Life Sciences

Our Life Sciences Initiative is a multidisciplinary endeavour that aims to establish a unique life sciences cluster in London. We will 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:

  • Genomic health
  • Bioengineering
  • Mind and society
  • cross-cutting Centre for Computational biology

Latest news

Major grant awarded to resolve debate on treatment after major surgery Major grant awarded to resolve debate on treatment after major surgery

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been awarded $1.5m (£1.2m) by Edwards Lifesciences to carry out a study into a debated therapy for preventing complications, especially infections, after major surgery.

13 January 2017
Teaching the importance of communication between doctor and patient Teaching the importance of communication between doctor and patient

In this blog post, Jo Brown, Head of Quality in Teaching and Learning at QMUL’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, talks about her recent experience of teaching Romanian oncologists about successful communication between doctor and patient.

9 January 2017
App to help smokers quit is developed by health psychologists and game designers App to help smokers quit is developed by health psychologists and game designers

A smartphone app that could help smokers stick to New Year’s resolutions to quit has been developed by academics at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Kingston University.

4 January 2017

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