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.


Addresses fundamental questions in post-genomic population health


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

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
"With such a small piece of cloth, how do you choose what to cover?"

In her second blog post from Cambodia with RESULTS UK, QMUL's Dr Jess Potter reports from a multidrug-resistant tuberculosis ward in Phnom Penh and highlights the impossible choices that have to be made with limited funding.

26 July 2016

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