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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

Latest news

Unexpected findings reveal insight into how cancer spreads in the body Unexpected findings reveal insight into how cancer spreads in the body

Cancer cells appear to depend on an unusual survival mechanism to spread around the body, according to an early study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The discovery could help with future development of novel treatments to prevent metastasis and secondary tumours.

23 June 2016
Former England rugby players to help major brain study Former England rugby players to help major brain study

Former England international rugby players are set to be recruited for a major-scientific study examining the possible long-term effects of the game on brain health.

6 June 2016
President of Costa Rica visits QMUL President of Costa Rica visits QMUL

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) played host to a presidential delegation visiting from Costa Rica on 25 May.

3 June 2016

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