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Queen Mary joins leading medical group

Queen Mary, University of London has joined other universities in the Global Medical Excellence Cluster (GMEC), tasked with shaping and delivering cutting-edge research and attracting investment in UK healthcare.

2 July 2012


Professor Richard Trembath

GMEC is the largest healthcare cluster in Europe, bringing Queen Mary together with Cambridge University, Oxford University, Imperial College London, University College London and King’s College London, and leading companies and NHS Trusts to strengthen the UK’s biomedical research capabilities.

Professor Richard Trembath is Vice Principal and Executive Dean (Health) at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, part of Queen Mary. He said: “We have excellent research coming out of Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and we are well placed to make significant contribution to GMEC’s ambitions.”

Professor Sir John Bell, newly appointed Chairman of GMEC, added: “We are delighted to welcome Queen Mary as a member of GMEC. The addition of a leading UK university will help strengthen and enhance the cluster’s capabilities and expertise in biomedical collaborations.”

For media information, contact:

Joel Winston
Public Relations Manager
Queen Mary University of London
email: j.winston@qmul.ac.uk
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