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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

The impact of private sector contracts on NHS provision and treatment inequalities The impact of private sector contracts on NHS provision and treatment inequalities

Patient choice and the use of the private sector for hip surgery in Scotland was found to be associated with a decrease in NHS provision and may have contributed to an increase in age-related and socio-economic treatment inequalities, according to research by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

28 July 2016
Award for London’s best medical student Award for London’s best medical student

A medical student from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has won the highly prestigious University of London Gold Medal.

27 July 2016

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