UK number one for medical research and top five for biological research

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Our acclaimed research deepens understanding of medical conditions and improves treatments. Our excellent teaching and sense of community mean our students love their time with us.

How cells vital for organ function arise during early human embryonic development

A new study has discovered how vital neurons and cells that control the function of crucial organs develop in the womb.

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Take the first step towards your degree

Find out what it's like to study Biomedical Science. Explore our web pages to discover our undergraduate courses, and read some student stories to see what our current students and graduates think.

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Biomedical Science lecturer wins teaching prize

Senior lecturer Dr Louise Robson has been awarded the 2017 Otto Hutter Teaching Prize by the Physiology Society, recognising her contribution to teaching undergraduate physiology.

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With one of the UK's only undergraduate courses to include human dissection, and alongside a range of specialist masters degrees, we aim to prepare you for a diverse range of careers.

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World-class research

We're helping discover new drugs while working to combat deafness and Parkinson's. By doing a PhD, you can join one of our groundbreaking research centres.

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We develop solutions with industrial partners to solve major healthcare challenges. Read about some of our work on the Faculty of Science website.

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