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Blizard Institute - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry


In 1785, Sir William Blizard founded England’s first hospital-based medical school at The London Hospital in Whitechapel, offering a new kind of medical education that taught theory as well as clinical skills. The Blizard Institute was established more than two centuries later, with Sir William’s commitment to teaching and research continuing to inspire what we do today.

We constitute a world class biomedical research institute that integrates all stages of research from basic science through to clinical studies across a diverse range of fields including genomics, cell biology, translational immunology, neuroscience and trauma. Our research addresses the health needs of our local population, while delivering new treatments on a global scale.

Our research and commitment to high quality training and education aims to cultivate ideas to deliver the previously unthinkable, and create a lasting real-world impact.


The Blizard Institute is part of the Whitechapel campus of The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry


Contact address

Blizard Institute
The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Queen Mary University of London
4 Newark St
E1 2AT

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