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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

QMUL research underpins new health guidance on breast cancer QMUL research underpins new health guidance on breast cancer

The UK’s health watchdog has recommended the use of a cancer treatment drug to prevent the disease, after studying evidence from research by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

2 December 2016
Giant ‘nerve cell’ to be built in London’s East End Giant ‘nerve cell’ to be built in London’s East End

Planning permission has been granted for the construction of a new science education space in Whitechapel, East London at Centre of the Cell, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

1 December 2016
Lifetime Achievement Award for Trauma Research Lifetime Achievement Award for Trauma Research

Karim Brohi, Professor of Trauma Sciences at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), has received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Resuscitation Science from the American Heart Association.

24 November 2016

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