Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry offers access to world-leading expertise right in the heart of London. Comprising six specialist institutes and over thirty research centres, the outcomes of the REF 2014 exercise ranked the School of Medicine and Dentistry in the top six for Clinical Medicine, top five for Primary Care and Public Health and top three for Dental Schools.
This highly regarded research base informs our teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The largest recipient of charitable income among UK medical schools, our world-leading academics are grouped across research in Cancer, Cardiovascular, Inflammation, Population Health, Trauma and the Faculty also has strengths in cross-cutting areas such as translational medicine, genetics and informatics. Through partnership with linked NHS Hospital trusts, notably Barts Health Trust, the School’s research and teaching is informed by an exceptionally wide ranging and stimulating clinical environment. In recognition of our commitment to promoting the advancement of women’s careers in science, the School has a Silver level Athena SWAN Charter award.
In 2015, a new £234m Barts Heart Centre opened at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, creating one of the largest cardiovascular centres in Europe, covering a population of six million people across North and East London.
Since 2012, our Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry has been recognised as a World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre, the only one specifically for Mental Health Service Development worldwide.
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